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  • As scientists work to identify mystery goo, rescued birds return home

     As scientists work to identify mystery goo, rescued birds return home
    The once-regal horned grebe scooted undignified around its box, a piece of printer paper stuck to the goo on its bottom. The seabird's bold black and white feathers were a mucky brown; its wings matted with gunk, dirt and pebbles. A towel stuck to its...
  • Western Pa. natural gas outage leaves about 400 in the cold

    A natural gas utility says it's bringing customers back online after damage to a pipeline left about 400 people in the cold in rural Western Pennsylvania. Columbia Gas says Tuesday it's completed repairs and the majority of door-to-door safety checks and...
  • North Dakota Senate approves $1.1B 'surge funding' bill

    Legislation headed to Gov. Jack Dalrymple's desk will move quickly to put $1.1 billion into highways and communities affected by North Dakota's exploding growth due to oil development. The Senate voted 46-0 on Monday to approve the "surge funding" bill...
  • Comments on Wyoming well setback changes 50-50 for, against

    About 150 people, businesses and organizations filed written comments on a proposal to increase minimum allowable distance between oil and gas wells and homes in Wyoming from 350 to 500 feet, state Oil and Gas Supervisor Mark Watson said Monday. Monday...
  • Md. woman serious, dog dies in carbon monoxide poisoning

    A Prince George's County woman is in serious condition and her dog is dead after fire officials say a malfunctioning natural gas water heater caused high amounts of carbon monoxide in her home. Mark Brady, a spokesman for the Prince George's County...
  • Foundation gives W.Va. agency grant for elk restoration

    The Division of Natural Resources has received a $50,000 grant to support its effort to restore elk in West Virginia. The Charleston Daily Mail (http://bit.ly/17MCJcq ) reports that the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation presented the grant to the DNR on...
  • Drop in oil prices leaves roughnecks at loose ends

    DALLAS The drive from Ken Mercer's home in Tennessee to the oil fields of western North Dakota takes 20 hours if you drive straight through. Every month, Mercer, an Army veteran who served in Iraq, would make the trip as part of his two-weeks-on, two-...
  • Bay ice challenges commerce, navigation and fishing

    Bay ice challenges commerce, navigation and fishing
    Sheets of ice up to a foot thick in the Chesapeake Bay have beached small boats and fishermen, hampered operations at the port of Baltimore and kept one Coast Guard cutter busy tending to stranded islanders for more than a week amid the worst freeze in...
  • California bill would reduce sales tax on green cars

    California bill would reduce sales tax on green cars
    The California Legislature is considering a bill that would cut the state sales tax on green cars by more than half in an effort to spur sales of clean vehicles. The bill, sponsored by Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco), would reduce the sales...
  • Wolf administration to show how it'll challenge gas industry

    Gov. Tom Wolf, who ran last year with the backing of environmental groups, will soon be giving a first glimpse at how his administration will approach the powerful Marcellus Shale natural gas industry. Next week, Wolf's Department of Environmental...
  • Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence

    Maryland rockfish poacher could face federal prison sentence
    On Friday, two men with a fondness for Maryland's Tilghman Island will gather for a hearing in a wood-paneled federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore. Seated at the bench will be Judge Richard D. Bennett, who has a painting of the Knapps Narrows channel...