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  • Regulation by stealth: time to re-examine federal agencies

    In recent weeks, President Barack Obama announced plans to use executive authority to implement immigration reforms in absence of cooperation from Congress. House Speaker John A. Boehner also announced plans to initiate a lawsuit designed to check the president's power to take unilateral executive actions.Given this tension, it's a good time to consider how exactly the executive branch is able to implement policy without congressional consent.
  • Cyber Defense Requires National Coordination

    It does not take an overactive imagination to picture the fallout from a cyber attack on an American public utility. The consequences of knocking out the generation and/or distribution of electricity, water, natural gas or communications could ripple so...

    Sabal Trail natural-gas pipeline to bring cleanest of fuels to Southeast

    Sabal Trail natural-gas pipeline to bring cleanest of fuels to Southeast
    After holding more than 50 open houses and public meetings in communities along the Sabal Trail pipeline route and hearing from government officials, public agencies, landowners, community organizations and key stakeholders, the natural-gas project is...

    Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

    Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region
    Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers. But change is coming. Two...

    Natural gas utilities restock after bitter winter drains supplies

    Four thousand feet below central Illinois, Peoples Gas is pumping natural gas into a vast underground sandstone formation, stockpiling supply for another Chicago winter. The sandstone — its tiny pores trap and hold the gas — serves as the...