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  • Gas, carbon monoxide force hotel evacuation

    Gas, carbon monoxide force hotel evacuation
    A hotel on Naperville's far north side was evacuated Monday morning due to high levels of carbon monoxide and natural gas. Emergency personnel responded to Hotel Arista, 2139 City Gate Lane, about 4:27 a.m., according to fire officials. They performed a...
  • United Illuminating Power Rate To Jump 54 Percent

    Residential power customers of United Illuminating will see a 54 percent increase on the half of their bills that deals with electricity generation. The state's second-largest electric distribution utility, which serves 17 towns in southwest...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Linda Heindel, PennEast Pipeline opponent

    Linda Heindel of Williams Township has opposed the proposed 108-mile PennEast Pipeline since plans were first announced in August. The $1 billion project would bisect Northampton County and into New Jersey. PennEast says the 36-inch-diameter pipeline is...
  • In Denton, Texas, voters approve 'unprecedented' fracking ban

    In Denton, Texas, voters approve 'unprecedented' fracking ban
    Voters approved bans on hydraulic fracturing in California, Ohio and Texas this week, most notably in a north Texas town at the heart of the nation's oil and gas boom. The fracking ban in Denton, a college town of 121,000 about 40 miles north of Dallas,...
  • Ten things on which Americans can probably agree

    Republicans can declare the results of the midterm elections a complete repudiation of President Obama and every last Democrat from here to Anchorage, but they shouldn't get too excited. Obama's approval rating might have sagged to 44 percent, but the...
  • CL&P Electric Rates To Jump 26 Percent Starting In January

    CL&P Electric Rates To Jump 26 Percent Starting In January
    The cost of a kilowatt hour will jump 26 percent for Connecticut Light & Power's residential customers starting next year. The unwelcome spike in electricity generation prices is a direct result of bottlenecks in natural gas pipelines. And although it'...
  • Limited Gas, Closing Plants Squeeze Electricity

    Limited Gas, Closing Plants Squeeze Electricity
    Last Jan. 28, in the midst of the so-called polar vortex, only 3,000 megawatts of natural gas-fired electric power were operating in the region. That was out of an installed capacity of 11,000 megawatts. Pipeline constraints limited the availability of...
  • Panel to PennEast pipeline foes in Williams Township: Get together, get involved

    Panel to PennEast pipeline foes in Williams Township: Get together, get involved
    More than 130 people filled the Williams Township Fire Company No. 1 building Thursday night to find out how to fight the natural gas pipeline that PennEast is proposing to build through the Lehigh Valley and into New Jersey. Karen Feridun, founder of...
  • Unusual cold front menaces Midwest, fueling natural gas spike

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A cold front more common in mid-winter that is being whipped up by the polar vortex is descending rapidly on the U.S. Midwest, fueling a 25 percent rally in natural gas prices over just eight days and pushing up a seasonal shift in...
  • U.S. funds turn eye to major oil stocks amid volatile market

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Welcome back "Big Oil." U.S. stock funds with big bets on the stars of the American shale-energy boom have taken a beating recently amid plunging oil prices. In response, portfolio managers say they are turning an eye back toward big,...
  • Peshmergas blunt, don't break, Islamic State siege of Syria's Kobani

    Peshmergas blunt, don't break, Islamic State siege of Syria's Kobani
    Iraqi Kurdish forces have blunted, but not broken, the siege of the Syrian border town of Kobani, a week after arriving to great fanfare with heavy weapons and fighters in a bid to save it from Islamic State. Kobani has become a test of the U.S.-led...