| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:55 PM
California’s political watchdog agency will consider quadrupling a fine against newly reelected CalPERS board Vice President Priya Mathur for failing to file timely campaign finance reports for 2012 and 2013.
The proposed penalty follows a...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:03 PM
PennEast Pipeline is pulling back from sending its officials to appear at municipal meetings after a series of heavily attended public forums in New Jersey last week.
Company officials are still scheduled to appear briefly Wednesday evening at a meeting...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Frontier Communications passed the final major hurdle in its pursuit of acquiring AT&T Connecticut's wireline operations Tuesday when utility regulators approved the $2 billion telecom deal.
In its approval, the state Public Utilities Regulatory...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:16 PM
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the PennEast Pipeline, a 108-mile natural gas transmission line that would bisect Northampton County, for a streamlined public input and government review process called pre-filing.
"We believe that...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:03 AM
PennEast has upped the size of the natural gas pipeline it plans to route through Northampton County from the originally proposed 30-inch diameter to 36 inches.
And it has filed a more detailed route that takes the pipeline through Moore Township,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:36 PM
The two candidates running for state insurance commissioner present a stark contrast. The incumbent, Democrat Dave Jones, has used his regulatory authority to push insurers to slow the growth of premiums for auto, home and other property and casualty...
| 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...