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LNG As Locomotive Fuel

April 14, 2014 9:41 am | by U.S. Energy Information Administration | Comments

The EIA projects that liquefied natural gas will play an increasing role in powering freight locomotives in coming years. Continued growth in domestic natural gas production and substantially lower natural gas prices compared to crude oil prices could result in significant cost savings for locomotives that use LNG as a fuel source.

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Michigan Bans Energy Companies From Lease Auctions

April 11, 2014 10:42 am | by Associated Press | Comments

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has barred two energy companies under criminal indictment from participating in oil and gas lease auctions.                          

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PG&E Offers $250K Reward For Grid Attack Information

April 11, 2014 10:40 am | by GARANCE BURKE, Associated Press | Comments

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. offered a $250,000 reward Thursday for information leading to an arrest and conviction in a startling attack mounted nearly a year ago on telephone lines and the power grid in Silicon Valley.           

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Pipe Tear Caused Oil Refinery Blast

April 11, 2014 10:27 am | by ANNIE KNOX, Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board on Thursday released the first official findings on the blast at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross in a report by an outside consulting group.                       

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Benzene Taints Water Supply

April 11, 2014 10:20 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Chinese authorities have cut water supplies to a district in a northwestern city after excessive levels of a toxic chemical were found in tap water.                           

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The Heat Is On Sriracha

April 11, 2014 10:18 am | by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press | Comments

A small Southern California town has turned up the heat on the makers of the wildly popular Sriracha hot sauce, telling them that if they can't keep their bottling plant from smelling up the neighborhood, the city will.                     

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Mining Deaths Up In 2013, Injuries Down

April 11, 2014 10:16 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Federal mine safety officials say the number of mining deaths in the nation totaled 42 in 2013, up six from the previous year.                                      

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Oil-By-Rail Terminal Proposed For Washington State

April 11, 2014 10:13 am | by PHUONG LE, Associated Press | Comments

U.S. Development Group is seeking permits to build an oil terminal on the Washington coast that could handle about 45,000 barrels of crude oil a day.                                 

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Questions Remain 4 Years After Deepwater Horizon

April 11, 2014 10:12 am | by KEVIN MCGILL, STACEY PLAISANCE, Associated Press | Comments

Thousands are considering claims under a medical settlement BP reached with cleanup workers and coastal residents. The settlement, which could benefit an estimated 200,000 people, received final approval in February from a federal court.  

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11 Senators Urge Keystone Approval

April 11, 2014 10:09 am | by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press | Comments

Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.                        

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Industrial Machinery Market Growth To Double In 2014

April 11, 2014 9:54 am | by IHS | Comments

High demand for machines in manufacturing sectors ranging from auto making to packaging will push the industrial machinery market to new heights during the next five years, highlighted by a doubling of growth this year, according to a new report from IHS Technology.

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Senate Urges Full Enforcement On Steel Imports

April 10, 2014 11:30 am | by HOPE YEN, Associated Press | Comments

A group of senators seeking to protect jobs is calling on President Barack Obama's administration to fully enforce trade laws in deciding whether imported steel reinforcing bar from Turkey and Mexico unfairly undercuts U.S. prices.                

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Indiana Glass Factory Pays Record Safety Fines

April 10, 2014 11:25 am | by Associated Press | Comments

A central Indiana automotive glass factory will pay a record $495,500 to settle workplace safety violations that were uncorrected following a worker's 2010 death, the Indiana Department of Labor said Wednesday.                

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CA City Declares Sriracha Maker A Nuisance

April 10, 2014 11:20 am | by Associated Press | Comments

The Irwindale City Council's action gives the factory 90 days to make changes to stop the spicy odors that prompted complaints from some residents last fall. Declaring a public nuisance will allow city officials to enter the factory and make changes if the odors persist after the deadline.

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WV Mine Board Approves Proximity Detector Rule

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

A new state mine safety rule will require coal operators to install detection systems that automatically shut down continuous mining machines when people get too close.                           

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