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  • Area residents attend meeting about pipeline expansion opposition

    Area residents attend meeting about pipeline expansion opposition
    Spectra Energy claims that it's natural gas pipeline expansions, including the Algonquin Access Northeast Project will help solve New England's lack of sufficient energy infrastructure, which is driving electricity rates higher. But, opponents of the...
  • Correction: Madison Matters-Deer Hunt story

    In a story Feb. 22 about deer management in regions where chronic wasting disease has appeared, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, reported erroneously that Kenosha County had not had a case of...
  • As ocean acid grows, coasts and fisheries vulnerable, study says

    WASHINGTON The gradual increase of acid in the oceans threatens coastal communities in 15 states, although the reason for the impact and what to do about it varies widely, according to a new study. Writing in the journal Nature Climate Change, a group of...
  • Evanston not using $77K grant from U.S. Soccer Foundation

    The city of Evanston was recently awarded a $77,850 grant from the U.S. Soccer Foundation to help cover some of the costs of installing an artificial turf field at Lovelace Park. The city elected not to use the grant money, however, because its effort to...
  • High levels of benzene found in fracking waste water

    High levels of benzene found in fracking waste water
    Hoping to better understand the health effects of oil fracking, the state in 2013 ordered oil companies to test the chemical-laden waste water extracted from wells. Data culled from the first year of those tests found significant concentrations of the...
  • House panel declines to approve bill that would have prohibited mountain lion killings in Iowa

    A House panel on Wednesday declined to advance a bill that would have made it illegal in many instances to kill a mountain lion in Iowa. Members of a natural resources subcommittee expressed concern over details in an exemption in the bill that would...
  • North Dakota House kills bill for performance audit of agencies overseeing oil development

    North Dakota's House has killed bipartisan legislation to require performance audits of two state agencies that regulate oil and gas activity. The House defeated the measure 67-22 on Wednesday. House Democratic Minority Leader Kenton Onstad, of...
  • Nuclear energy needed to meet EPA rules: My Word

    Nuclear energy needed to meet EPA rules: My Word
    The Jan. 19 Sentinel article "Will EPA rules raise utilities bills?" highlighted how difficult it will be for Florida to comply with the mandated reductions in air emissions from power plants. Some experts predict that the limits cannot be met without a...
  • Experts to argue safety of propane storage site in defunct Finger Lakes salt mine

    Finger Lakes winemakers, environmental groups and other opponents of a proposal to store propane in a depleted salt mine along Seneca Lake will make their case at an issues conference Thursday. Houston-based Crestwood Midstream Partners plans its own a...
  • PennEast pipeline foes pack Lehigh Valley meeting held by feds

    PennEast pipeline foes pack Lehigh Valley meeting held by feds
    Property owners, environmentalists and municipal officials sang the familiar refrain of "Stop the pipeline" once again. But this time, they vented their frustrations to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which has the power to approve or reject...
  • Hostage crisis sharpens focus on risks of Japan's business ambitions in Middle East

    Japan's outrage over the slaying of two Japanese hostages by the Islamic State group is settling into a heightened awareness of risks associated with the country's pursuit of lucrative energy projects and other economic ties in the Middle East. Tokyo's...