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  • Safety concerns spur new rules for water jet packs in Maryland

    Safety concerns spur new rules for water jet packs in Maryland
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has imposed new rules and regulations on water jet pack businesses in Ocean City to keep thrill-seekers safe. The jet packs — which propel pressurized streams of water to lift riders up to 30 feet above...
  • Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth

    Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth
    Three people have died in Maryland waters in as many days, and a U.S. Coast Guard search is underway for another who went missing Monday, authorities said. The bodies of two boaters were found after their vessel encountered storms Sunday into Monday....
  • Cove Point protesters arrested in D.C.

    Cove Point protesters arrested in D.C.
    Two dozen protesters were arrested in Washington Monday after they blocked entrances to the federal commission reviewing a proposed natural gas export terminal and liquefaction plant in Southern Maryland. Protesters opposed to exporting liquefied...
  • Undoing Afghanistan's resource curse

     Undoing Afghanistan's resource curse
    Afghanistan is teetering on the edge. A little-known bill just passed the upper house of its parliament that could help counter threats to the country's stability and future development, but only if the U.S. government works with Afghanistan to ensure...
  • U.S. import prices barely rise in June

    U.S. consumer inflation rises on high gasoline prices
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a gradual build-up of inflationary pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index...
  • Colombiana Ecopetrol descubre hidrocarburos en Golfo de México en sociedad con Shell y Nexen

    BOGOTÁ (Reuters) - La petrolera colombiana Ecopetrol anunció el miércoles un descubrimiento de hidrocarburos en aguas profundas del Golfo de México, en un pozo que opera en asociación con Shell Offshore Inc. y Nexen Petroleum USA, filial de CNOOC Limited....
  • China studies floating gas plants for South China Sea

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese energy giant CNOOC Group is studying the possibility of building a multi-billion-dollar floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessel, as-yet untried technology that would likely be used to produce gas from the deep waters of...
  • Google's Street View takes on America's gas leaks

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc's Street View cars have captured the world's roads, highways and back alleys for years. Now they are being used for something entirely different: detecting the thousands of natural gas leaks blighting major U.S. cities....
  • Mystery 328-foot-wide hole appears at Russia's 'world's end'

    Mystery 328-foot-wide hole appears at Russia's 'world's end'
    Researchers are to investigate a giant mysterious hole that has appeared in one of Russia's most isolated northernmost regions, state television reported. It was unclear what had caused the gaping crater, about 328 feet in diameter, filmed from the...
  • Goats helping Hawk Mountain take bite out of weeds

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary hired some new workers last month and, like a lot of summer help, they are getting low wages — $1 per day. In an attempt to rid Hawk Mountain of a noxious weed called Japanese stiltgrass, the sanctuary has been leasing goats...
  • Regional Digest

    West Beats East, 5-2 Erie outfielder Steven Moya hit a grand slam in the fifth inning as the West defeated the East 5-2 in the Double A Eastern League All-Star Game Wednesday in front of 6,055 at Peoples Natural Gas Field in Altoona, Pa. Five players...