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  • Pipeline survey approved in part of national forest in W.Va.

    The U.S. Forest Service has approved a permit to survey part of the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia for a proposed natural gas pipeline. The temporary permit for the survey involves 17 miles of forest through Randolph and Pocahontas...
  • Quake map puts new attention on Oklahoma, fracking wastewater

    Quake map puts new attention on Oklahoma, fracking wastewater
    Even in an area that was becoming accustomed to earthquakes, a 5.6 temblor near Prague, Okla., in 2011 stood out. The shaking was strong enough to destroy 14 homes, cause a highway to buckle and slightly injure two people. The initial shaking from a...
  • Texas companies seek approval to probe for oil off Maryland coast

    Texas companies seek approval to probe for oil off Maryland coast
    A Texas company plans to notify local sailing clubs in coming months if its permit is approved to search for oil miles off Maryland's coast, said Richie Miller, executive vice president of Spectrum Geo Inc. Spectrum would identify for sailors buoys that...
  • Court docket: Natural resources violators

     Court docket: Natural resources violators
    Four men cited for hunting violations on Gibson Island this winter were ordered Friday to make donations to a Maryland Department of Natural Resources poaching enforcement program. District Judge Shaem C.P. Spencer also ordered Bryan Webb, 57, of...
  • Scientists convinced of tie between earthquakes and drilling

    With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes across the U.S. So far, the quakes have been mostly small and have done...
  • N.E. Governors Change Course On Paying For Energy Projects

    N.E. Governors Change Course On Paying For Energy Projects
    HARTFORD — The five New England governors at a closed-door energy meeting Thursday updated their agreement to pursue major investments in natural gas pipelines and transmission wires. Investments in the billions of dollars are needed, they say, to...
  • South L.A. residents protest noise, odors from drilling site near USC

    South L.A. residents protest noise, odors from drilling site near USC
    South Los Angeles residents marched and rallied Thursday to protest noise, odors and other day-to-day irritants from an oil drilling site west of the University of Southern California campus. “No one should have to endure this in their...
  • Letters to the editor

    Proposed standard for furnaces inadvisable The U.S. Department of Energy is proposing new energy efficiency standards for natural gas furnaces that would increase customer costs, energy usage and emissions. We believe this is the exact opposite of...
  • Quake experts think fracking maps may predict future temblors

    WASHINGTON As earthquakes triggered by oil and gas operations shake the heartland, the federal government is scrambling to predict how strong the quakes will get and where they'll strike. The U.S. Geological Survey released maps Thursday that show 17...
  • Man-made earthquakes increasing in central and eastern U.S., study finds

    Man-made earthquakes increasing in central and eastern U.S., study finds
    For the first time, the U.S. Geological Survey has unveiled a map of earthquakes thought to be triggered by human activity in the eastern and central United States. Oklahoma is by far the worst-hit state recently, according to the USGS study released...
  • Around Town: Looking at drought's effect on state's Central Valley

    It’s easy to treat California’s drought as a weather-induced problem, but when you travel through the Central Valley, you’ll find another analysis. For the uninitiated, Harris Ranch, a popular Spanish-tiled hotel complex on the I-5, with...