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  • Lane School brings 'Shark Tank' to geography class

    Lane School brings 'Shark Tank' to geography class
    America's business future appears to be in the service industry. When fourth-graders at the Lane School in Hinsdale were asked to develop business ventures, the most popular idea was opening a resort. The project was part of the students' study of the...
  • Fossil fuel divestment effort comes to energy-rich Colorado

    A campaign to get universities to stop investing in greenhouse gas-producing fuels came deep into energy country Friday as activists asked the University of Colorado to divest from coal and petroleum companies. The university's governing Board of Regents...
  • Canada toughens liability standards after oil train disaster

    Canada's railways will have to pay for a disaster relief fund under proposed legislation introduced in response to an oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec in 2013. The bill, introduced Friday, will create a new $250-million Canadian (US$...
  • Conservation Commission chair active in farmers' market and much more

    On Sundays from May to December, Loretta Wrobel is a familiar face at the Ashford Farmers' Market. This will be the market's ninth year when it opens on May 10, a little more than two months from now. It is hard to believe food might actually be grown...
  • Ohio governor's State of the State speech

    The text of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's State of the State speech Tuesday in Wilmington, Ohio. Thank you. Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. A little nervous tonight? First time? Yeah. Give him a great round of applause. Our brand-new...
  • From health care to energy: Majority of Americans pay more, get less under Obama

    As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, I sit at the intersection of energy and health care policy. From that vantage point, I've come to see some of the unfortunate parallels between the Obama administration's past claims about the...
  • EU unveils vast plan to merge 28 energy markets

    The European Union's executive has unveiled a vast plan to boost coordination between the EU's 28 national energy markets to wean Europe off unstable Russian gas supplies and provide cheaper energy for consumers. European Commission Vice President...
  • Governors In Conn., Mass., R.I. Say They Will Collaborate On Energy Policy

    The governors of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island are joining together to look for ways to increase the region's reliance on renewable energy sources while also expanding natural gas capacity. Under the plan, electric distribution companies...
  • Md. bill would hold gas drilling companies strictly liable

    A measure under consideration by state lawmakers would hold natural gas drilling companies liable for damages in Maryland. A Senate panel held a hearing on the bill Wednesday. The drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, hasn't...
  • Tilghman Island waterman may lose license for rockfish poaching

    Tilghman Island waterman may lose license for rockfish poaching
    State officials are considering whether to revoke the license of a Tilghman Island waterman who entered federal prison this month for his role in a rockfish poaching scheme. Sarah Widman, director of policy and planning for the Maryland Department of...
  • Oil-gas panel suggests consulting role for local government

    A Colorado task force is recommending that local governments be given a consulting role on some decisions about the location of large oil and gas facilities, but the panel decided against suggesting that cities and counties be allowed to enforce their own...