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Coal country, pondering future without it

HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — The rest of the house is just waking as Scottie Sizemore plops down in a rocking chair on his front porch with a cup of coffee. It's midmorning, but the sun has yet to crest the ridge above, where mist clings like clouds that could ...

Berkeley gas pumps to soon feature global warming warning stickers

Long home to progressive politics and local policies, the Bay Area city of Berkeley is set to become the first place in the United States to feature global warming warning stickers on local gas pumps. The city council gave the plan the green light in ...

Perry seeks unlimited natural gas and oil exports

[caption id="attachment_8089" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling for unlimited natural gas and oil exports, saying it would help the American economy and aid American allies th ...

States that embraced wind energy having second thoughts

CALUMET, Okla. (AP) — A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural area ...

Jindal: Obama hasn't done enough to harness energy

[caption id="attachment_9048" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — The governor of the state of Louisiana, a potential Republican presidential candidate, said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's administration has ...

CO governor admits dodging pipeline debate

DENVER -- Gov. John Hickenlooper last week told a roomful of Western gas and oil executives that he hasn't taken a position on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline because he doesn't want to "piss off" fellow Democrats and other powers in Washington, D. ...

Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction trade workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica S ...

Central European nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Central European nations are urging the United States to boost natural gas exports to Europe as a hedge against the possibility that Russia could cut off its supply of gas to Ukraine. Ambassadors from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia ...

County judge throws roadblock in path of Keystone pipeline

A Nebraska judge threw a major hurdle in front of the Keystone XL oil pipeline Wednesday, setting into motion yet another review of the $7 billion project and pushing President Obama's eventual final decision even further down the road. In a long-awa ...

Wind farms more important than eagles to liberals

The golden eagle swooped low, close to the sloping field of yellow brush covering the Altamont Pass, searching for ground squirrels, rabbits and snakes, then soared upward between two giant whooshing wind turbines. In these windswept, rolling hills, ...


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