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  • Kayakers protest as Arctic drill rig moors off Seattle

    As a massive oil drill rig moved into Seattle, about two dozen activists in kayaks paddled to the middle of Elliott Bay, linked boats and unfurled a banner to make a stand against Royal Dutch Shell's plan to open a new frontier of fossil fuel...
  • US oil and gas drilling boom's economic impact, at a glance

    The U.S. energy drilling boom that took off in 2008 fueled economic growth and boosted hiring, at least through the end of last year. Yet production was thrown into reverse by a plunge in oil prices — from about $110 a barrel last summer to $50 in...
  • Va. natural resources secretary visits 36 parks in 16 months

    Virginia's secretary of natural resources is completing a 36-park journey at Twin Lakes State Park in Prince Edward County. Secretary Molly Ward is scheduled Wednesday to complete her 16-month trek to every state park in Virginia. Ward's official...
  • Dennis Anderson: An earlier taste of fishing for bass

    With one foot on the pedal of his bow trolling motor, Bob Turgeon eased his boat quietly into a narrow bay of this lake recently. Viewed by any of the many Canada geese that traded back and forth over the lake, the waterway Turgeon traveled probably...
  • New Jersey Natural Gas cutting rates

    New Jersey Natural Gas customers will be paying less. The state Board of Public Utilities on Tuesday approved a rate decrease that will save the average New Jersey Natural Gas customer $33.10 a year. The savings is a result of a reduction in what the...
  • State finds 103 credit-card skimmers in 3-month inspection of gas pumps

     State finds 103 credit-card skimmers in 3-month inspection of gas pumps
    A three-month state inspection of 7,571 Florida gas pumps by state consumer watchdogs found 103 skimmers — 15 in Central Florida, Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam said Tuesday. The devices were found at small, large,...
  • Government releases fire plan to protect struggling bird

    A federal wildfire strategy released Tuesday aims to protect the West's sagebrush country that is home to a struggling bird species whose potential listing as a threatened or endangered species already has delayed energy projects and oil and gas deals....
  • Fuel company settles claims over air emissions in 3 states

    Marathon Petroleum Corp. will pay a fine of nearly $3 million and spend another $2.8 million on pollution controls at its distribution terminals in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday. It is part of a settlement reached...
  • Florida officials find 103 skimmers at Florida gas stations

    Officials with Florida's Department of Agriculture say 103 skimmer devices that are used for identity theft have been discovered at more than 7,500 gas stations it inspected. The agency announced its findings Tuesday. The report comes after three...
  • Georgia DOT rejects Palmetto Pipeline for refined petroleum

    A Georgia transportation official has denied Kinder Morgan Inc. an approval necessary to build a 360-mile pipeline carrying gasoline, diesel and ethanol from South Carolina through Georgia and into Florida. Georgia Department of Transportation...
  • Warren woman arrested for tree-sitting protest of pipeline

    A 26-year-old Warren woman has been arrested for a tree-sitting protest of a proposed natural gas pipeline expansion. Sherrie Anne Andre was charged Tuesday afternoon with trespassing, resisting arrest, obstruction and disorderly conduct. Andre had...