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  • Audit of Peoples Gas pipe replacement program hidden from public

    Audit of Peoples Gas pipe replacement program hidden from public
    An audit of a multibillion-dollar program to replace natural gas pipes in Chicago is being withheld from public scrutiny, raising the ire of consumer advocates and the Illinois attorney general's office. According to a motion filed Thursday by the...
  • A brighter future

    To hear President Barack Obama tell the story, as he did in Tuesday's State of the Union, his administration has America on the path to energy independence. "We believed we could reduce our dependence on foreign oil and protect our planet," he said,...
  • Cleanup underway for nearly 3M-gallon saltwater spill in ND, largest since oil boom began

    Cleanup is underway after nearly 3 million gallons of brine, a salty, toxic byproduct of oil and natural gas production, leaked from a pipeline in western North Dakota, the largest spill of its kind in the state since the current energy boom began. The...
  • Bob Graham, Buddy Dyer: weekend guests

    Bob Graham, Buddy Dyer: weekend guests
    The guests and topics in local public-affairs programming this weekend: Bob Graham, the former Florida governor and U.S. senator, talks to "Metro Center Outlook" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. Diane Trees hosts. Graham discusses offshore oil...
  • Why are gas prices falling? Think China, not Saudi Arabia.

    Why are gas prices falling? Think China, not Saudi Arabia.
    Falling oil prices are a plot by Saudi Arabia to destroy the United States' emerging oil and gas industry and "probably a plot against West Texas, specifically." That's how University of Chicago economist Austan Goolsbee described the views of the...
  • Barriers set up, water being testing at North Dakota site of 3 million-gallon saltwater spill

    Earthen barriers have been set up across a creek and water was being tested Thursday around the site of a nearly 3 million-gallon leak of saltwater generated by oil drilling, the largest spill of its kind during North Dakota's current oil rush. The berms...
  • Lower Saucon passes resolution opposing PennEast gas pipeline

    That the PennEast Pipeline is not welcome in Lower Saucon Township was made clear Wednesday when council approved a resolution opposing the 108-mile natural gas line that would cut through the southern part of the township. The measure was met with some...
  • Cities forge policy apart from states

    WASHINGTON Republicans have seized their largest state lawmaking majorities since the 1920s, but many Democratic-dominated cities are likely to take matters into their own hands this year by passing progressive measures that go beyond or even conflict...
  • State's action may be pivotal in testing EPA authority on oceans

    WASHINGTON A lawsuit winding its way through federal court in Seattle will test whether the federal government is doing enough to combat the emerging problem of ocean acidification. And the case contains some unusual bedfellows: Coming to defend the U.S....
  • France's Total says tests fail to find gas in area off Cyprus where it has drilling license

    French oil and gas company Total says a search for oil and gas off Cyprus has failed to find any potential fields to warrant any drilling. The company said Wednesday that it's now talking to Cypriot authorities on possibly continuing with more...
  • Bolivia's Morales begins new term with economic challenges threatening to end bonanza years

    Bolivian President Evo Morales is beginning a new term that will make him the Andean nation's longest-serving leader, riding high on a wave of unprecedented growth and stability. But after he takes the oath before foreign dignitaries Thursday, Morales...