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Court Blocks Pollution Rules For Wyoming Plants

September 10, 2014 10:38 am | by BEN NEARY, Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can't force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state's legal challenge to federal regulations plays out in court, an appeals court panel ruled Tuesday.          

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Chesapeake Energy Racketeering Case Heads To Trial

September 10, 2014 10:37 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Chesapeake Energy has been ordered to stand trial in a racketeering case that accuses it of leasing land to thwart competitors and then canceling the deals when the competition ended.                     

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Judge Hears Arguments On Mining Near The Grand Canyon

September 10, 2014 10:36 am | by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press | Comments

Mining industry groups say a ban on the filing of new hard rock mining claims near the Grand Canyon is irresponsible public policy, but the federal government and conservationists say it will protect water flowing through the canyon from potential contamination.

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Is Shipping Oil Abroad The Answer To Lowering Gas Prices?

September 10, 2014 10:34 am | by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer | Comments

Exporting more U.S. crude around the world would lower the price of gasoline for U.S. drivers and benefit the U.S. economy, according to a new study released Tuesday.                      

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House Blocks EPA Water Rules

September 10, 2014 10:32 am | by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press | Comments

The Republican-controlled House approved a bill to block the Obama administration from implementing a rule that asserts more regulatory authority over many of the nation's streams and wetlands, and would threaten farmers' ability to farm their own land.

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Blast Rocks Chemical Waste Plant

September 10, 2014 10:27 am | by Associated Press | Comments

An explosion rocked a chemical waste facility Tuesday night near Bremen in northwestern Germany, injuring several people, police said.                                             

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Activist Pleads Guilty For P&G HQ Protest

September 8, 2014 4:32 pm | by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press | Comments

One of nine Greenpeace activists charged in a protest at Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters pleaded guilty Monday to a single felony count.                                             

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Texas Producers Find New Oil Fields — Olive Groves

September 8, 2014 4:20 pm | by Texas A&M AgriLife | Comments

Texas has been known for its oil production for almost 150 years. Now, a new oil industry is sprouting in what may bring producers cash and consumers a local, edible choice — olive oil.                             

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Stocks Slump As Oil Price Hits Energy Sector

September 8, 2014 4:13 pm | by KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer | Comments

The U.S. stock market fell Monday, pulling back from a record high reached last week. Energy stocks fell the most as the price of oil slumped.                                    

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A handful of the hundreds of creditors seeking compensation from the company at the center of West Virginia's chemical spill that deprived residents of usable tap water for days questioned top executives Tuesday in bankruptcy court.

Judge Worries Freedom Industries Will Abandon WV Spill Site

September 8, 2014 4:08 pm | by JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press | Comments

A bankruptcy judge is concerned that a chemical company may abandon the site of a massive January spill without cleaning it up.                                      

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Texas Boasts 100+ Natural Gas Fueling Sites

September 8, 2014 4:03 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

Drivers who rely on natural gas to power their vehicles have more places to fill up in Texas. The Texas Railroad Commission on Monday announced the state has 104 refueling stations, compared to 69 a year ago.                               

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Bodies Of 5 Buried Miners Recovered

September 8, 2014 4:02 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

Families and friends have buried five Bosnian miners whose bodies were recovered from a coal mine pit that collapsed last week when a 3.5-magnitude earthquake hit the central town of Zenica.                      

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North Carolina's environmental agency sought late Monday to delay its own settlement with Duke Energy a week after a busted pipe at one of the company's coal ash dumps spewed enough toxic sludge into the Dan River to fill 73 Olympic-sized pools.

Duke Makes $1.2B Deal With ElectriCities

September 8, 2014 3:59 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

Duke Energy has entered into a $1.2 billion agreement with ElectriCities to buy back minority stakes in several North Carolina power plants.                                     

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The Business Of Chemistry By The Numbers

September 8, 2014 12:19 pm | by American Chemistry Council | Comments

Chemistry is essential to our economy and plays a vital role in the creation of ground-breaking products that make our lives and our world healthier, safer, more sustainable and more productive.                                

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After Algae Scare, States Ask EPA For Help

September 8, 2014 10:19 am | by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press | Comments

Algae that turned Lake Erie green and produced toxins that fouled the tap water for 400,000 people in the Toledo area are becoming a big headache for those who keep drinking water safe even far beyond the Great Lakes.                           

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