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  • Fracking will boost Maryland's economy

    Fracking will boost Maryland's economy
    Wenonah Hauter's recent op-ed on the dangers of fracking in Maryland missed the mark completely ("There is no safe fracking, Mr. O'Malley," Dec. 3). Ms. Hauter argues that Gov. Martin O'Malley "mishandled" the decision to allow fracking in the state....
  • UGI customers get early Christmas gift

    UGI customers get early Christmas gift
    Watch this: Pet supply retailer PetSmart fetches $8.7 billion in the biggest leveraged buyout of 2014. Are you feeling the warmth? The Lehigh Valley's natural gas provider, UGI Utilities, has cut the typical heating customer's bill about $4 a month,...
  • Lifting the U.S. ban on oil exports would send OPEC a message

    Crude oil prices are down 40% in recent months. There's a surplus of 2 million barrels being pumped each day. Estimates are that demand for oil will fall in 2015. And yet in the face of all this, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, or...
  • Retiring Newport News Shipbuilding exec leaves enduring legacy

    Retiring Newport News Shipbuilding exec leaves enduring legacy
    The slide rule was still in vogue when Danny Hunley arrived at Newport News Shipbuilding, and the Navy didn't have enough nuclear-powered aircraft carriers to amass a fleet. The year was 1974, and the Mathews County resident had joined the company as...
  • AFC First Financial Corp. provides funding to home energy program

    Home energy program receives funds AFC First Financial Corporation, an energy efficiency lending and program management company, and SunGen Capital Management, an energy project finance and investment management firm, have completed the first funding...
  • Stricter ozone standards would be disastrous for the economy

    Stricter ozone standards would be disastrous for the economy
    Your editorial on ozone regulations suggests we would have no national ozone standards at all without the EPA's onerous new regulations ("Holding one's breath, GOP style," Dec. 8). Not true. The current ozone standards of 75 parts per billion (ppb) are...
  • Oil price plunge hurts Russia's Putin: Their Take

    Oil price plunge hurts Russia's Putin: Their Take
    Bad for Vlad The falling price of oil is good news for American motorists, and it has an extra added attraction: It's making life miserable for Russian President Vladimir Putin.… The oil windfall is likely to help the U.S. economy rev up to a...
  • Exelon would profit from reforms proposed by operator of electric-grid

     Exelon would profit from reforms proposed by operator of electric-grid
    Ever have someone bail when they said they'd be there? That's exactly what happened during the polar vortex last winter when nearly a quarter of power producers didn't show up to provide power to the electric grid during one of the coldest days on...
  • Maryland fracking rules proposed, but Hogan gets final say

    Maryland fracking rules proposed, but Hogan gets final say
    As expected, the O'Malley administration has moved ahead with regulations intended to ensure safe drilling for natural gas in western Maryland.  It will be up to Gov.-elect Larry Hogan, though, whether they get imposed. On Thursday night, the Department...
  • Stocks tumble with drop in oil price

    Stocks tumble with drop in oil price
    Major stock indexes tumbled Friday as a main crude oil benchmark fell below $60 a barrel to its lowest point since the depths of the Great Recession, leaving stunned analysts looking for a bottom. With some investors concerned about the energy sector...
  • FPL: Natural gas investments will help customers save

    FPL: Natural gas investments will help customers save
    Randy Schultz's Dec. 6 column, "FPL loves all those profits, but lets you take risk," misleadingly claims that FPL's innovative natural gas production investment proposal involves "customers assuming all the risk and the company getting all the profits."...