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Gov. Sean Parnell said critics of his administration's actions in a North Pole oil refinery's impending closure don't see behind-the-scenes work that could keep the refinery operating.

Alaskans Decide The Fate Of Oil Production Tax

August 18, 2014 10:22 am | by DAN JOLING, Associated Press | Comments

Amid a fog of conflicting claims, Alaskans head to the polls Tuesday to decide if the state's old system for taxing oil companies, passed in 2007 after some lawmakers were suspected of bribery, is better than the new system, a tax cut passed last year to try to attract investment from petroleum companies.

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Grand Opening Set For First Large Cellulosic Plant

August 18, 2014 10:15 am | by DAVID PITT, Associated Press | Comments

A new era of ethanol fuel production will begin in the next few months as Iowa refineries begin full operation using materials other than corn kernels.                             

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1 Death In Chemical Tanker Fire

August 18, 2014 10:11 am | by Associated Press | Comments

An engine-room fire has disabled a private commercial chemical tanker 700 miles off the Oregon coast, and one crew member has died, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday.                    

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Tesoro Explosion Investigation Closed

August 18, 2014 10:09 am | by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. Justice Department said Friday it will file no criminal charges following a four-year investigation into the April 2010 explosion that killed seven workers at the Tesoro Corp. refinery in Anacortes.                   

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North Dakota Oil Production Continues To Grow

August 18, 2014 10:07 am | by Associated Press | Comments

North Dakota's Industrial Commission says oil production numbers hit record highs again in the state in June as the state's booming oil industry continues to grow.                        

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23 Trapped In Flooded Mine

August 14, 2014 4:04 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

The official Xinhua News Agency says 23 workers are trapped after a coal mine was flooded in China's northeastern Heilongjiang province.                                    

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Manufacturing Technology Numbers Up In June

August 14, 2014 4:00 pm | by The Association For Manufacturing Technology | Comments

June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $405.73 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total was up 12.6% from May but down 2.1% when compared with the total of $414.26 million reported for June 2013. With a year-to-date total of $2,349.38 million, 2014 is down 2.7% compared with 2013.

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Predicting Fracking Policy

August 14, 2014 3:56 pm | Comments

The uncertainties of the health risks associated with horizontal drilling has pushed countries worldwide to proactively regulate the use of this technology. Where such decisions are hedged on a variety of metrics, it is difficult to predict how a country may move to regulate this technology without a formal tool to review all decision criteria and policy alternatives.

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ND Energy Panel Calls For $1B In Infrastructure Improvements

August 14, 2014 3:51 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

A group representing North Dakota's various energy sectors is recommending the state spend almost $1 billion over the next two years on roads, bridges and other infrastructure.                     

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Turning Carp Into Cash

August 14, 2014 3:47 pm | by JIM SUHR, Associated Press | Comments

A company called American Heartland Fish Products is the latest to venture into the small but growing business of carp-rendering, and their experiment offers another test of whether private enterprise can help reduce invasive species by turning them into food, be it for humans or livestock.

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Wisconsin Tribe Fights $400M Waste-To-Energy Suit

August 14, 2014 3:44 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

The Oneida Tribe of Indians is challenging a lawsuit seeking nearly $400 million over a stalled project to build a plant that would turn household garbage into energy.                     

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Landfill Gas To Clean Energy

August 14, 2014 3:41 pm | by American Chemical Society | Comments

A new technique that transforms stinky, air-polluting landfill gas could produce the sweet smell of success as it leads to development of a fuel cell generating clean electricity for homes, offices and hospitals, researchers say.           

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Gauging The Public Perception Of The Grid

August 14, 2014 3:39 pm | by GE-Digital Energy | Comments

GE’s Digital Energy business released the results of its Grid Resiliency Survey, measuring the U.S. public’s current perception of the power grid, its experiences and future expectations. The survey was implemented following a very active 2014 winter storm season that led to several power outages, impacting millions of Americans.

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Kemper Plant Natural Gas Unit Operational

August 14, 2014 3:30 pm | by JEFF AMY, Associated Press | Comments

Mississippi Power Co. says a key part of its $5.5 billion Kemper County power plant is operational.                                        

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Apple Bans 2 Chemicals In Product Assembly

August 14, 2014 12:10 pm | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices.                 

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