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  • Aging Indiana power plant to shut down, cutting Chicago-area air pollution

    Aging Indiana power plant to shut down, cutting Chicago-area air pollution
    One of the nation's dirtiest power plants is shutting down, a move that will scrap a major source of lung- and heart-damaging air pollution in the Chicago area. Facing a federal complaint, more stringent pollution limits and smaller profit margins,...
  • Trash incineration isn't renewable energy

    Trash incineration isn't renewable energy
    A growing coalition of environmentalists, public health advocates and sustainable businesses including renewable energy companies and composters are urging Gov. Martin O'Malley to veto legislation that would qualify trash incineration as a "Tier 1"...
  • Our lack of choice at the pump props up the Saudis

    At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so? In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
  • Marcellus shale: What took millions of years to create merits a few years of study

    Marcellus shale: What took millions of years to create merits a few years of study
    The reaction from the petroleum industry to the notion that Maryland ought to look before it leaps into natural gas drilling was swift and predictable: Maryland is in danger of falling behind the pace set by other states in tapping the lucrative Marcellus...
  • PG&E Pipeline Worries Neighbors

    PG&E Pipeline Worries Neighbors
    The signs read “Warning: Gas Pipeline” and they litter an Olivehurst neighborhood that runs along southbound highway 70.  There’s a history of natural gas concerns here; a super highway of gas pipelines crisscrosses the area.  But that...
  • PG&E to Reduce Pipeline Pressure

    PG&E to Reduce Pipeline Pressure
    Pacific Gas and Electric is reducing the pressure on four natural gas lines under direction from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The lines experienced a temporary pressure increase that was 10% more than allowed by federal regulations....
  • 10 things you might not know about TV commercials

    10 things you might not know about TV commercials
    The game on Sunday is, well, the Super Bowl of TV commercials. According to Nielsen, most people (OK, 51 percent) say they enjoy the ads more than the football, and advertisers will shell out up to $3 million for the privilege of entertaining them for...
  • Meena Beyers

    In 2011, the Chicagoland Natural Gas Savings Program will continue to offer rebates to Chicago homeowners for installing energy efficient natural gas heating equipment and if needed replace with energy efficient models that qualify for rebates, which...
  • Kleen Energy Plant Tragedy: Lessons And Legacy

    Kleen Energy Plant Tragedy: Lessons And Legacy
    Perhaps the legacy of the deadly explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant one year ago today can best be understood through the prism of the host city – a community that will draw an anxious breath when the rebuilt, $1 billion plant flips the...
  • Halliburton reports record revenue amid natural gas-to-oil shift

    Halliburton reports record revenue amid natural gas-to-oil shift
    Halliburton Co., one of the world’s largest oil services businesses, pulled in record revenue in North America as the energy industry shied from natural gas production and boosted oil field exploration instead. The Houston firm’s revenue in...
  • Environmental talk to highlight 2011's many weather events

    Environmental talk to highlight 2011's many weather events
    For a group deeply worried about mankind's survival in a world racked by escalating environmental problems, Earth Forum of Howard County takes an approach that dovetails nicely with the county's campaign for civility. While the four-year-old church-...