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  • EXCHANGE: Nippersink Creek restoration to address flooding

    Just around a bend of Nippersink Creek from a large orange excavator, the stream's banks cut straight down to its bed. The roots of the prairie grasses were the only thing that kept the dirt from tumbling into the creek. But eventually the roots will...
  • Obama plan betrays promise to wean Americans from fossil fuels

    The Obama administration just released a new offshore oil and gas drilling plan, to be finalized after public comment. It includes proposals for opening areas 50 miles offshore along the coasts of Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia, and new portions of...
  • Snail's pace approach endangers America's energy resurgence

    There's something for everyone to criticize in the Obama administration's latest offshore energy plan. The leave-it-in-the-ground crowd fumes over the Interior Department's move to consider oil and natural gas exploration in the Atlantic. Others, like...
  • Japan trade deficit sinks 58 pct in Jan on lower oil prices

    Japan's trade deficit plunged nearly 60 percent in January from a year before as exports rose and its import bill for oil and gas dropped thanks to sharply lower crude oil prices. The deficit of 1.18 trillion yen ($9.9 billion) was better than some...
  • Hawaii takes campaign against waterfall trespassers online

    The managers of Hawaii's state parks are turning to social media to counter online photos and statements encouraging people to visit a waterfall where a landslide killed eight people more than 15 years ago. Signs warning people not to enter and...
  • Fight mounts over FPL plan to invest in fuel production

    Fight mounts over FPL plan to invest in fuel production
    Two groups won't take no for an answer in their fight to keep Florida Power & Light Co. out of the natural gas business. The state Office of Public Counsel and the Florida Industrial Power Users Group have each filed notice that they will appeal a...
  • Opponents push back against transportation funding taxes

    Members of the oil and gas industry during a House committee hearing Wednesday contested the size and longevity of tax increases included in a roughly $50 million proposal to fund roads and bridges. The House State Affairs Committee reviewed a measure...
  • BP to stop sending petcoke to Chicago

     BP to stop sending petcoke to Chicago
    Amid pressure from neighborhood groups and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, BP later this year will halt shipments of dusty petroleum coke to Chicago sites across the border from its giant Whiting, Ind., refinery. A BP spokesman on Wednesday confirmed that by mid-...
  • UGI to Easton customers: Please conserve

    UGI to Easton customers: Please conserve
    UGI Utilities Inc. is asking customers in Easton to voluntarily conserve natural gas Thursday and Friday nights, when extremely cold temperatures are expected. In a news release Wednesday, the national gas utility asked customers to cut back on heat...
  • National Grid Joins $3B New England Pipeline Buildout

    Massachusetts utility National Grid has joined a $3 billion partnership with Eversource Energy and Spectra Energy to add more natural gas capacity into New England. The Access Northeast plan would expand Spectra Energy's existing Algonquin and...
  • Duke Energy setting aside $100 million to settle coal ash spill case

    Duke Energy setting aside $100 million to settle coal ash spill case
    Duke Energy announced Wednesday that it is setting aside $100 million to pay for a proposed settlement of a federal criminal investigation of the giant utility’s handling of coal ash in North Carolina. In an earnings report, Duke said it...