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  • State allows UGI to hit customers with pipeline replacement fees

    State allows UGI to hit customers with pipeline replacement fees
    State regulators have approved UGI Utilities' long-term plan to speed up replacement of aging natural gas distribution lines like the one implicated in Allentown's deadly February 2011 gas explosion. That opens the door for UGI to begin passing the...
  • U.S. senators press for probe of report that oil companies blocked ethanol

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. farm-state Senators on Wednesday urged federal regulators to investigate allegations raised by a biofuel trade group that the oil industry uses "strong arm tactics" to prevent widespread use of higher blends of ethanol in...
  • Petrobras shares fall, analysts point to poor management by Brazil

    When Brazil's state-run oil company raked in $70 billion in a 2010 public offering, leaders here called it evidence of the nation's rising economic power. "It wasn't in Frankfurt. It wasn't in London. It wasn't in New York. It was here in São Paulo,"...
  • Utility bill spikes caused by lack of electric, gas coordination, experts say

    Utility bill spikes caused by lack of electric, gas coordination, experts say
    High price spikes in utility bills during this winter’s polar vortex were caused by a lack of coordination between natural gas pipelines and electric grid operators, policy experts told regulators Wednesday, while assuring them that utilities are...
  • The Arab crisis: The tragedy of the Arabs

    A civilisation that used to lead the world is in ruins--and only the locals can rebuild it A THOUSAND years ago, the great cities of Baghdad, Damascus and Cairo took turns to race ahead of the Western world. Islam and innovation were twins. The...
  • Research shows Gulf of Mexico oil spill caused lesions in fish: scientists

    Research shows Gulf of Mexico oil spill caused lesions in fish: scientists
    ORLANDO Fla. - Oil that matches the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been found in the bodies of sickened fish, according to a team of Florida scientists who studied the oil's chemical composition. "We matched up the oil in the...
  • Wedded: Abby Redding and Michael Elliott

    Wedded: Abby Redding and Michael Elliott
    Date: May 3 Her story: Abby Redding, 24, grew up in Severna Park. She is a licensed esthetician and is also a store manager at Sally Beauty Supply in Elkins, W.Va. Her father, Douglas Redding, and stepmother, Norann Redding, live in Severna Park. Abby's...
  • South Sudan president urges rebel leader to resume talks

    JUBA/ ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday called on rebels to resume peace talks as the country marked its third birthday with celebrations overshadowed by fighting that has killed thousands and brought it to the verge of...
  • Stafford eyes energy-saving plan

    In May, the first selectman, town engineer and Stafford Energy Advisory Committee (SEAC) jointly recommended to the Board of Finance a capital projects plan for Stafford High School, Stafford Elementary School and Stafford Middle School that is...
  • U.S. blacklists UAE firm for flouting sanctions on Syria

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday slapped sanctions on a United Arab Emirates company for supplying specialty petroleum products to the Syrian government, and blacklisted two additional Syrian companies. Pangates, based in Sharjah...
  • You can join a trip that aims to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery

    You can join a trip that aims to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery
    Only rarely does a group tour come along that makes the most fiercely independent traveler’s heart beat faster -- a journey so complex that you couldn’t pull it off alone, and so unusual that you can’t help yearning to go. An...