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  • Q&A: How can California handle the challenges of renewable energy?

    Q&A: How can California handle the challenges of renewable energy?
    Gov. Jerry Brown and his allies in the Legislature want California to generate half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, an increase from the target of one-third by 2020. However, making sure all that clean energy can be used when needed...
  • Whiting and McCormick are big market movers

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Whiting Petroleum Corp., down $7.48 to $30.91 The oil and gas company priced a public offering of 35 million shares at $30...
  • Power companies seek to end losing skid on EPA at top US court

    WASHINGTON Think the U.S. Supreme Court is pro- business? Try telling that to the utility industry. Coal-dependent power companies have taken a pounding at the high court over the last decade, most recently with two losses last year on Obama...
  • House, Senate pass measures to curb fracking

    House, Senate pass measures to curb fracking
    Both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly separately passed measures Tuesday that mark the most aggressive action the legislature has taken to curb natural gas extraction in the state.  The Maryland House of Delegates passed a three-year ban on...
  • Science museums urged to cut ties with fossil fuel donors

    Hundreds of museums across the country including some of the most prestigious are being asked by more than 30 scientists to cut their ties to the fossil fuel industry. In a letter sent to more than 330 science and natural history centers on Tuesday,...
  • Committee takes up gas line board appointments

    New appointees to the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. expressed support Monday for a major liquefied natural gas project the state is pursuing. The House Resources Committee held confirmation hearings for Rick Halford, Joe Paskvan and...
  • PUCO probing weekend house explosion in suburban Columbus

    The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is investigating the suburban Columbus house explosion last weekend that also left a half dozen surrounding homes temporarily uninhabitable. Natural gas is the suspected cause of the Saturday afternoon blast that...
  • End of an era? Barnett Shale rigs now few and far between

    FORT WORTH, Texas And then there was one. In October 2008, there were about 200 drilling rigs searching primarily for natural gas in the Barnett Shale. Everywhere you turned, someone was poking a hole in the ground. Money, and gas, was flowing. But by...
  • 'Godfather' money rules Nigeria vote as lawmakers outearn Obama

    ABUJA, Nigeria When Okey Onwa decided to run for a seat in Nigeria's House of Representatives, a ruling party leader laid out the terms to the 52-year-old lawyer. He would have to pay 2 million naira ($10,048) as an expression of interest and sign...
  • Counties seek to keep impact fee on shale wells

    County commissioners are lining up against Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal to replace a fee on Marcellus Shale natural gas wells with a flat annual payment, primarily to governments where wells are hosted. Keeping the impact fee intact is the second-highest...
  • US and Canadian officials cite regional energy collaboration

    There is an abundance of clean electricity in eastern Canada waiting to be sent to the energy-hungry states of New England, officials said Monday at an international energy conference at the University of Vermont. A number of projects are underway to...