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  • N.E. Governors Change Course On Paying For Energy Projects

    N.E. Governors Change Course On Paying For Energy Projects
    HARTFORD — The five New England governors at a closed-door energy meeting Thursday updated their agreement to pursue major investments in natural gas pipelines and transmission wires. Investments in the billions of dollars are needed, they say, to...
  • South L.A. residents protest noise, odors from drilling site near USC

    South L.A. residents protest noise, odors from drilling site near USC
    South Los Angeles residents marched and rallied Thursday to protest noise, odors and other day-to-day irritants from an oil drilling site west of the University of Southern California campus. “No one should have to endure this in their...
  • Letters to the editor

    Proposed standard for furnaces inadvisable The U.S. Department of Energy is proposing new energy efficiency standards for natural gas furnaces that would increase customer costs, energy usage and emissions. We believe this is the exact opposite of...
  • Man-made earthquakes increasing in central and eastern U.S., study finds

    Man-made earthquakes increasing in central and eastern U.S., study finds
    For the first time, the U.S. Geological Survey has unveiled a map of earthquakes thought to be triggered by human activity in the eastern and central United States. Oklahoma is by far the worst-hit state recently, according to the USGS study released...
  • Around Town: Looking at drought's effect on state's Central Valley

    It’s easy to treat California’s drought as a weather-induced problem, but when you travel through the Central Valley, you’ll find another analysis. For the uninitiated, Harris Ranch, a popular Spanish-tiled hotel complex on the I-5, with...
  • Trees planted at Sunrise Park to mark Earth Day

    What better symbolizes good stewardship of natural resources than newly planted trees? Annually, April 22, marks Earth Day, a commemorative day when people around the world show support for environmental protection. In Suffield, over the past three...
  • Equipment delivered, but accessible playground construction still on hold

    Equipment delivered, but accessible playground construction still on hold
    Equipment for South Elgin's SEBA Park inclusive playground arrived this week, but construction of the play area accessible to children with disabilities remains on hold because of state funding cuts. Work on the park was halted March 12 after South...
  • Spring prescribed burn season starts in DuPage, Kane counties

    Spring prescribed burn season starts in DuPage, Kane counties
    Specially trained crews in DuPage and Kane county forest preserves have started spring prescribed burns like one March 30 at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn. A team of DuPage County Forest Preserve ecologists and rangers conducted the...
  • Drinks, dinners, favors helped PG&E lobbyist build PUC ties, emails show

     Drinks, dinners, favors helped PG&E lobbyist build PUC ties, emails show
    Former Pacific Gas & Electric Co. chief lobbyist Brian Cherry was a master at schmoozing with state regulators. A can-do political operative, Cherry always had a ready joke or a sympathetic ear for top officials and managers at the California Public...
  • Nuclear energy must be a part of environmental protection plan

    Nuclear energy must be a part of environmental protection plan
    I believe that climate change is the biggest global environmental challenge, and that developing and deploying clean-energy sources is critical to the long-term health and economic security of this country. This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency...
  • Gasoline prices expected to rise in Pennsylvania

    Gasoline prices expected to rise in Pennsylvania
    Prices at the gas pump are headed for a jump next month when stations switch from cheaper winter gasoline to a cleaner-burning, more expensive, summertime blend. Analysts said last week that gasoline prices in Pennsylvania are expected to increase at...