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  • State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

    State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking
    Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic...
  • Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas

    Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas
    By Jim MacPherson When asked which cars get the best fuel economy, most people immediately think of gas-electric hybrids. There’s good reason for this, as compact and midsize hybrids produce outstanding EPA fuel economy numbers. Honda has two...
  • Honda Civic Hybrid Auto Review by Jim MacPherson

    Honda Civic Hybrid Auto Review by Jim MacPherson
    Honda introduced the Civic to the U.S. in 1973. Since then there have been eight generations of the Civic, with the completely new ninth generation now arriving at dealers as a 2012 model. These redesigned Civics include high performance Si models and...
  • Modifications in maintenance practices helping drivers get more from their vehicle

    We’re only one full decade into the 21st century but there have already been plenty of changes in the way we treat our vehicles. Much of the conventional wisdom from years past in respect to vehicle maintenance has fallen by the wayside, as...
  • Immigration and the drought: How many newcomers can California tolerate?

    Immigration and the drought: How many newcomers can California tolerate?
    To the editor: Apparently Stanford academic Victor Davis Hanson and his fellow travelers at Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) have stumbled onto the root cause of our drought: foreign-born immigrants. How foolish of the rest of us to...
  • Mary Landrieu, aide joining Washington lobbying firm

    Former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is joining a Washington lobbying firm. The firm Van Ness Feldman said in a statement released Tuesday that Landrieu will be a senior policy adviser on public policy, strategic, and regulatory issues with an emphasis on...
  • Gas prices rising, but relief is on the way

    Gas prices rising, but relief is on the way
    Gasoline prices are still inching up, but that could change soon. On Tuesday, the price of regular gas in Broward County averaged $2.76 per gallon, up 4 cents from a week earlier and up 11 cents from a month ago, according to travel club AAA. Still,...
  • Nestle bottled-water plan draws fight in drought-stricken Oregon

    SAN FRANCISCO Nestle SA's plan to bottle Oregon's spring water is stoking a fight with lawmakers and environmental activists who say a corporation shouldn't be allowed to profit from a natural resource as drought spreads across the state. The Oregon...
  • The changing face of the oil industry in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska On some things, the Alaska leaders of the oil giants BP, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell agree: The state's oil future remains solid despite today's global oil glut. Any natural gas development will require cooperation among a large...
  • Police rescue 7 from capsized motorboat

    Police rescue 7 from capsized motorboat
    Seven people out fishing on Memorial Day were rescued after their motorboat capsized on Whitehall Bay near Annapolis, police said. Officers aboard a Natural Resources Police patrol boat returning from a wreath laying ceremony at City Dock spotted people...
  • Japan trade gap returns to deficit in April, more red ahead

    Japan posted a trade deficit in April following a single-month's surplus in March, and economists said shortfalls were likely to persist given the weakness of the yen. The 53.4 billion yen ($439.6 million) deficit in April for the world's third-biggest...