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  • Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

     Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base
    The arrival in Seattle Thursday of an oil rig Royal Dutch Shell is outfitting for oil exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean marks a pivotal moment for an environmental movement increasingly mobilized around climate change. Activists paddling out in...
  • Report: Chicago is sixth 'sneeziest and wheeziest' in U.S.

     Report: Chicago is sixth 'sneeziest and wheeziest' in U.S.
    Chicago ranked as the sixth "sneeziest and wheeziest" city in the United States in a new report on how climate change and carbon emissions are affecting allergies and asthma. The undercurrent of the report, which was compiled by the Natural Resources...
  • California agency misses deadline on reporting oil-industry water use

    California agency misses deadline on reporting oil-industry water use
    The state's oil and gas agency has missed the deadline for reporting on the use of water by oil producers in California, saying that the large volume of information required could not be processed in time. The California Department of Conservation...
  • Drilling begins 3 miles from epicenter of BP oil spill

    Drilling begins 3 miles from epicenter of BP oil spill
    Just 3 miles from the catastrophic BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a Louisiana company is seeking to unlock the same oil and natural gas that turned into a deadly disaster. Drilling has begun in the closest work yet to the Macondo well, which blew...
  • Guest column: Let's have a safe boating season

    Guest column: Let's have a safe boating season
    Celebrate the beginning of boating season in Annapolis at the annual Safe Boating Season Kickoff on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at City Dock. This is an opportunity to say thank you to the men and women who take time to help us be safe on the water....
  • Many Oppose Gas Pipeline Project At Hearing In Glastonbury

    Many Oppose Gas Pipeline Project At Hearing In Glastonbury
    GLASTONBURY — Most of the residents who spoke at a hearing Tuesday on the expansion of a gas pipeline through the state were concerned about the potential environmental impact of the project. More than a dozen of the 50 people at the Riverfront...
  • Obama's Arctic drilling strategy: It's complicated

    Obama's Arctic drilling strategy: It's complicated
    It was just in January when environmentalists were praising President Obama for setting aside nearly 10 million acres in the Arctic Ocean for protection from oil and gas development. Weeks before that, his administration announced he would not allow...
  • Oil industry challenges rules meant to stop train explosions

    Oil industry challenges rules meant to stop train explosions
    The U.S. oil industry has filed a court challenge to new rules aimed at reducing the risk of catastrophic accidents involving crude moved by rail, following a string of fiery derailments in the recent years. The American Petroleum Institute petition...
  • Eversource At Bottom Of National Customer Satisfaction Ranking

    Eversource At Bottom Of National Customer Satisfaction Ranking
    Eversource Energy's electricity and natural gas delivery business has landed at the bottom of a customer satisfaction ranking for investor-owned utilities. The American Customer Satisfaction Index, a Michigan company that benchmarks consumer...
  • The wrong turn in the Arctic

    The wrong turn in the Arctic
    Nobody in their right mind vacations in the Chukchi or Beaufort seas. Only hard core geography buffs can even name them. Instagram isn't filled with photographs of close encounters with Arctic whales or polar bears. It is a cold and hostile environment....
  • PPL, Met-Ed owner score well for rates, reliability

    PPL, Met-Ed owner score well for rates, reliability
    Lehigh Valley electric providers PPL Corp. and FirstEnergy Corp. scored near the top in a nationwide customer satisfaction report measuring reliability and rates among the nation's 25 largest investor-owned utilities. In a report released Tuesday,...