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  • Environmental groups concerned about looming water rule fight in Senate

    Environmental groups concerned about looming water rule fight in Senate
    WASHINGTON -- Environmental advocates say a spending bill set for review in the Senate Appropriations Committee could reopen a fight over whether the Environmental Protection Agency may regulate pollution entering small headwater streams that feed into...
  • Iraq turmoil affects oil industry; higher gas prices could result

    WASHINGTON Oil markets are watching in alarm as Sunni militants sweep through northern Iraq, creating havoc and endangering the country's revival into a leading oil producer and major contributor to the stability of global energy prices. The chaos...
  • Bob Dick: Pa. Legislature should fix fiscal woes, not raise taxes

    For the seventh consecutive year, Pennsylvania state government is projected to spend more money than it collects in taxes. Facing a deficit of nearly $1.3 billion, families may be asked to fork over more of their hard-earned money to balance the budget....
  • Outsider CEO upends Air Products culture

    Air Products has a long history of executives who come up through the company's ranks and have ties to Lehigh University. But not the new guy. On Wednesday, the Trexlertown industrial gas producer — one of the Lehigh Valley's two Fortune 500...
  • Rules on carbon emissions are foolish

    ARLINGTON, Texas Economic growth is intimately tied to energy use. The U.N. Human Development Index is highest in countries such as in Norway, Canada and the United States where energy use is also highest. Low energy use, such as in African countries,...
  • Berkeley may consider gas pump warnings about global warming

    Berkeley may become the first city in the nation to require warning stickers on gas pumps that inform consumers that the state has concluded that CO2 emissions contribute to global warming. A citizens panel — the Community Environmental Advisory...
  • Like Keystone in the US, Canada's pipeline to Pacific is high-voltage politics

    The Canadian government's decision Tuesday to approve the $7 billion Northern Gateway pipeline from the tar sands of Alberta to the coast of British Columbia does not guarantee that the pipeline will be built in the end or that Prime Minister Stephen...
  • Museums tiptoe around climate change

    DALLAS Visitors to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science can stand beside an enormous rotating drill bit, take a virtual ride down a fracking well and run their fingers along the smooth, dark surface of the Barnett Shale, the natural gas-rich rock that...
  • A demand for sand: Well operators using more and more to boost productivity

    PITTSBURGH The white sand beaches in Pennsylvania are a mile underground, where salt water and fine mesh sand luxuriate in the fracks of the Marcellus Shale. The volume of frack sand used at each well to prop open newly created fissures and allow gas...
  • California safety officials ill-prepared for increasing oil imports

    California safety officials ill-prepared for increasing oil imports
    California safety agencies are currently ill-prepared for a significant increase in transporting oil by rail through the state, but steps are being taken to catch up, experts told state lawmakers Thursday. Oil imports by rail to California have grown...
  • Public input missing from White House meetings on rail safety rules

    WASHINGTON As the White House reviews a package of proposed rail safety regulations, the rail, petroleum and chemical industries in recent weeks have held nearly a dozen meetings with Obama administration officials. But state and local governments;...