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04.30.13

State: Drilling didn't foul northeast Pa. wells

Gas drilling isn't to blame for a high-profile case of methane contamination in northeastern Pennsylvania, state environmental regulators said Monday, but a homeowner with fouled water vowed to press on and said she doesn't trust the agency.

 

04.23.13

Interior chief Jewell: 'One size doesn't fit all' on fracking

Interior Department Secretary Sally Jewell, a former drilling engineer in Oklahoma, said: "Fracking as a technique has been around for decades... I have performed the procedure myself very safely."

 

04.05.13

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions declined in 2012

Energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2012 were the lowest in the United States since 1994, at 5.3 billion metric tons of CO2. With the exception of 2010, emissions have declined every year since 2007.

 

04.04.13

Keystone XL Pipeline Draws Broad Support

As the Obama administration approaches a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, a national survey finds broad public support for the project.

 

04.02.13

European industry flocks to U.S. to take advantage of cheaper gas

The gap in natural gas prices has opened quickly, leaving companies that make investment decisions years in advance scrambling to catch up. As recently as 2007, U.S. natural gas prices were only about 20 percent lower than Europe's, not enough to fundamentally reshape markets.

 

03.28.13

STATEMENT FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR KAREN MOREAU ON TODAY'S SIENA POLL

The following is a statement from Executive Director Karen Moreau:

 

03.28.13

STATEMENT FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR KAREN MOREAU ON VOICES FROM PENNSYLVANIA

The following is a statement from Executive Director Karen Moreau:

 

03.27.13

Why Cuomo must seize the moment on hydrofracking

Opinion by Ed Rendell, former governor of PA: "Natural gas has an important role to play in the Northeast region and in our nation's overall energy future. It's already creating new opportunities for consumers and businesses and promoting economic growth in a range of sectors - all while reducing environmental impacts."

 

03.22.13

A Model for Reducing Emissions

Who would have thought the United States would one day be a leader in cutting greenhouse gas emissions?

 

03.19.13

The New Truck Stop: Filling Up With Natural Gas for the Long Haul

All along the millions of miles of highways that crisscross North America, wheels are in motion to remake the truck stop.