RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Energy Resources

A collection of news and information related to Energy Resources published by this site and its partners.

Top Energy Resources Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Study links Oklahoma earthquake swarm with fracking operations

    Oklahoma has seen a boom in two things in recent years: oil and gas production and earthquakes. To many residents, the timing says it all. Before the oil and gas industry started drilling so many underground injection wells, they say, it was rare to...
  • AG: Peoples Gas rate hike request should be slashed

    AG: Peoples Gas rate hike request should be slashed
    Chicago's primary natural gas company shouldn't receive a rate hike that would increase bills by 22 percent, the state attorney general told regulators Wednesday. Attorney General Lisa Madigan said the utility is inefficiently run and that it has...
  • Md. offshore wind auction set

    Md. offshore wind auction set
    Continuing the Obama administration's effort to launch a U.S. offshore wind energy industry, federal officials announced Wednesday that they will auction off the rights next month to build huge turbines off Maryland's coast. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean...
  • Businesses, park evacuated for underground natural gas line fire

    Businesses, park evacuated for underground natural gas line fire
    Two businesses and a park were evacuated when an underground natural gas line caught fire Tuesday afternoon, Baltimore County officials said. BGE crews were working to shut off gas after firefighters were called at 1:07 p.m. to the line in the 6900...
  • Robbins residents dig in against proposed quarry

    Robbins residents dig in against proposed quarry
    It was a grand plan for tiny Robbins: a massive quarry and mining operation, a therapeutic horse farm and parks, development along the channel, maybe even a chain drugstore and new housing. The project, as laid out in three phases, would consume about a...
  • Mexico oil contracts set to be delayed: official

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The first big set of contracts for oil and gas development in Mexico are likely to be delayed a few months, an energy ministry official said on Tuesday, after disagreements in Congress over detailed legislation to underpin them....
  • Construction crews rupture natural gas line in downtown Glendale

    Construction crews rupture natural gas line in downtown Glendale
    Roadwork crews ruptured a 2-inch wide natural gas line while digging at Colorado Street and Brand Boulevard on Monday, according to city officials. A private contractor working on a Colorado lane-addition project accidentally struck the line at 5 p.m.,...
  • Fracking may be inducing earthquakes [Commentary]

    Fracking may be inducing earthquakes [Commentary]
    The perennial jokes about California being sloughed off into the Pacific when the next big earthquake strikes may soon give way to laugh lines about Oklahoma shaking, quaking and sinking into the earth. A place once known for rodeos, tornados and dust...
  • New York ruling on fracking bans might send tremors across US

    WASHINGTON New York state's highest court ruled Monday that cities and towns have the power to ban fracking, a decision that comes as local governments across the nation are increasingly trying to use zoning laws to stop the contentious spread of...
  • N.Y. top court says towns can ban fracking

    N.Y. top court says towns can ban fracking
    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's top state court has held that towns have the authority to ban gas drilling within their borders, giving a boost to opponents of the drilling method known as fracking. The Court of Appeals in a 5-2 decision on Monday upheld...
  • Police patrol waterways to deter drunken boating over upcoming Fourth of July weekend

    Police patrol waterways to deter drunken boating over upcoming Fourth of July weekend
    Boozy boaters, beware. The Maryland Natural Resources Police spent the weekend patrolling the state's most-trafficked waterways for drunken boaters in a nationwide policing event, "Operation Dry Water," as they prepare for the throngs that will be out...