| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:44 PM
The Marcellus Shale is growing up, and the growing pains aren't over.
After years of cautionary comments that the natural gas drilling boom was in its infancy, the industry is showing signs of moving to a different stage.
With more than 8,000 shale...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Internet company Gogo Inc. on Monday reported a second-quarter loss in part due to increased fees and regulatory approval costs from expanding its service internationally.
It also said it expects to hit the low end of its adjusted income for the full...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:59 PM
James Perkins sees the federal Bureau of Land Management more as a belligerent occupying army than a government agency serving U.S. citizens, including those like him in south-central Utah.
Perkins is the sheriff of Garfield County, a rural bastion...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:42 PM
HARTFORD — Maggie McKenzie II makes it day-to-day on a tight, fixed income.
She struggles with her health and recently cut back on her television service to meet her budget. She waits in line to pick up food from a nearby Baptist church....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:03 AM
An environmental group filed a petition Tuesday seeking to shut down California's last remaining nuclear power plant until regulators have taken a more extensive look at its ability to withstand an earthquake.
The filing by Friends of the Earth came a...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:15 PM
A former federal inspector has urged regulators to shut down California's last nuclear power plant until it can be determined whether the facility can stand up to an earthquake off the Central Coast.
Michael Peck, the former senior resident inspector at...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP said natural gas distribution companies in New England have agreed to buy firm gas on the U.S. energy company's proposed new pipeline into the region.
A shortage of gas pipelines into New England forced energy firms there...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Loyola Maryland announced Thursday that it will play at Maryland next season in a rematch of the 2012 national title game, giving the Greyhounds' schedule a needed boost in the absence of perennial rival Johns Hopkins.
The Greyhounds and Terps will meet...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:18 PM
A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury.
Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
| Jul 9, 2014
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...