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  • House approves California drought bill that faces Obama veto

    House approves California drought bill that faces Obama veto
    The U.S. House on Tuesday passed a California drought bill, despite a veto threat from the Obama administration and its expected demise in the Senate in the final days before Congress adjourns. The 230-182 vote was largely a symbolic gesture in the...
  • Gas industry expert: Gov.-elect Wolf shouldn't tax natural gas

    Gas industry expert: Gov.-elect Wolf shouldn't tax natural gas
    If Pennsylvania wants to continue benefiting economically from its Marcellus Shale natural gas boom, it should avoid slapping drillers with a severance tax. That's the warning issued by John Felmy, chief economist with the American Petroleum Institute,...
  • Small number of wells responsible for methane emissions, study finds

    A small number of natural gas wells are responsible for the majority of the methane gas being released into the atmosphere during production, but at higher levels than previously estimated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to a new...
  • Franchot in the catbird seat

    Franchot in the catbird seat
    The most telling thing about the joint appearances Maryland's Republican Gov.-elect, Larry Hogan, and its Democratic Comptroller, Peter Franchot, had in Easton this week was that it was a case of Mr. Hogan tagging along with Mr. Franchot, not the other...
  • Stocks recover from sharp slide, pare losses

    The U.S. stock market ended slightly lower Tuesday, avoiding the sharp declines in Europe and Asia thanks to a rally in beaten-down energy companies. After an early sell-off, the Dow Jones industrial average steadied and ended with a moderate loss of 0....
  • Vehicle hits Upper Mount Bethel house, breaking natural gas line

    A vehicle crashed into an Upper Mount Bethel house Monday night, clipping a natural gas line and forcing the home's evacuation, according to emergency radio reports. A resident notified the Northampton County 911 Center of the 11:15 p.m. crash at 6 Amy...
  • UK October factory output slides, hit by electronics, after strong September

    British industrial output unexpectedly fell in October as manufacturing was dragged down by a sharp fall in production of electronic products following a strong September. Output for industry overall fell 0.1 percent in October having jumped by a revised...
  • For former jet engineer, retirement equals chance to clean air

    There are those who semi-retire. Those who just never retire. And then there's Bill Simpkin. A former jet and rocket engine engineer with what is now Lockheed Martin, Simpkin, 88, has developed a concept to cut carbon emissions from the country's aged...
  • Oil spills from offshore drilling pose too great a risk to coastal environment

    Oil spills from offshore drilling pose too great a risk to coastal environment
    The health of Florida's environment and economy is inextricably linked to the health and well-being of our coastline. Florida's coasts and marine waters provide the economic lifeblood for hundreds of tourism and fishing communities, providing billions...
  • More offshore oil production would increase economic stimulus

    More offshore oil production would increase economic stimulus
    Through the Great Recession and the slow recovery that has followed, the oil and natural gas industry stands out as a rare bright spot. Creating jobs 40 percent faster than the rest of the economy has a way of doing that. Many Florida families were...
  • Small town in Elk County gets ready for fracking

    About a dozen municipal officials, outfitted with baggy blue jumpsuits, earplugs and white plastic hard hats, recently visited a Seneca Resources well pad on a wooded Elk County hilltop to see what fracking is all about. This part of Pennsylvania, about...