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  • Schweyer, Ramos hit the campaign trail for Allentown's 22nd

    "Espanol?" Steven Ramos, the Republican candidate for Allentown's new 22nd state House District, extends the offer to potential voters as he canvasses an East Side neighborhood a week before the upcoming election. For some of the residents he...
  • Scientists see fracking as cause of earthquakes in heartland

    WASHINGTON Evidence is growing that fracking for oil and gas is causing earthquakes that shake the heartland. States such as Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas and Ohio are being hit by earthquakes that appear linked to oil and gas activity. While the quakes are...
  • FPL takes exception to Sun Sentinel editorial's 'spin'

    In the Oct. 21 editorial, "Behind the spin on your electric bill," the only thing that the Sun Sentinel is spinning is the truth. Here are the facts: FPL customer bills are lower today than they were 5 years ago, and in January, they'll be decreasing...
  • Pipeline poses risk to environment

    As a lifelong Lehigh Valley resident, I am strongly opposed to the PennEast pipeline, proposed by UGI Energy and other companies. The proposed 108-mile natural gas pipeline would cut through some of the most beautiful and scenic areas in Pennsylvania to...
  • U.S. change in energy export policies would hit Moscow in the pocketbook

    Russia's ongoing aggression in Ukraine is fueled by an energy trade war in which the United States, regrettably, is an absent actor. But now the Obama administration has an option to put a giant roadblock in Moscow's way without firing a shot. How? By...
  • Harry Reid vs Yucca Mountain

    Harry Reid vs Yucca Mountain
    In 2010, President Barack Obama scrapped plans to turn Yucca Mountain into a nuclear waste repository, generally citing safety concerns. In truth, the president had Harry Reid concerns. The Senate majority leader from Nevada didn't want the nation's...
  • Town Council hears presentation on green energy facility

    At its meeting on Oct. 28, the Glastonbury Town Council heard a proposal that would turn an existing natural gas pipeline distribution station into a clean energy-producing fuel cell facility. Devang Patel, general manager of GenConn Energy, a division...
  • Tom Wolf: New leadership needed to fund schools fully, create jobs

    Tom Wolf: New leadership needed to fund schools fully, create jobs
    For more than a year, I have been traveling the commonwealth to meet with Pennsylvanians and discuss the challenges they face in today's economy and my plans to encourage growth and lay the groundwork for a successful future. I have talked with people...
  • Tom Corbett: Pennsylvania stronger today than it was four years ago

    Tom Corbett: Pennsylvania stronger today than it was four years ago
    Looking back on where Pennsylvania was four years ago, it would have been hard to foresee where we are today and the bright future we have ahead. Four years ago, we were faced with many challenges. We were spending more than we had and paying for it...
  • Destructive buckthorn easier to target in autumn

    Destructive buckthorn easier to target in autumn
    Once the leaves fall, there's no place to hide. Not for invasive buckthorn shrubs, that is. Common buckthorn is a large shrub or small tree that is "a destructive weed," according to Kurt Dreisilker, head of natural resources at The Morton Arboretum...
  • Exelon behind pro-nuclear website in Illinois

    Exelon behind pro-nuclear website in Illinois
    Exelon Corp. has stepped up lobbying in its effort to have state legislators reward the company's six nuclear plants in Illinois for producing electric power without emitting greenhouse gases. Three of the plants could be closed because of competition...