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March 5, 2012 Newsroom, Uncategorized
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In Ohio, Romney takes aim at Obama on energy

Mitt Romney alleged Monday that President Obama is living in “an imaginary world where government-subsidized windmills and solar panels could power the economy.”

Romney, in an op-ed in the Columbus Dispatch, appealed to Ohio voters facing soaring gas prices. The op-ed comes a day before the state’s primary, where Romney and rival Rick Santorum are in […]

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The Wilderness Society announces new president

The Wilderness Society, a major national conservation group, on Monday announced that The Nature Conservancy’s Jamie Williams will become its new president.

Williams, who was The Nature Conservancy’s director of landscape conservation for North America, said in a statement that he’s “thrilled” with the new position atop the 77-year-old Wilderness Society.

“I am a strong believer in […]

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Chevy Volt dubbed European car of the year

Days after General Motors announced it was temporarily suspending production of the Chevy Volt, the electric car was named European Car of the Year on Monday.

The Geneva Auto Show announced Monday that the Volt, which is sold in Europe as the Opel Ampera, was named its 2012 Car of the Year ahead of its annual […]

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Amid GOP attacks, good news for Obama’s green-energy program

The Obama administration is getting some much-needed good news about a pair of companies supported through its embattled green-energy programs.

Two Energy Department-backed companies that had filed for bankruptcy say their financial outlook is improving.

Republicans had pounced on the bankruptcies, comparing the companies’ problems with those of Solyndra, the solar firm that collapsed two years after […]

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Energy Department expands ‘clean fleets’ program

Several more big companies including Best Buy and Pacific Gas and Electric are joining a year-old Energy Department program that helps corporations make their commercial fleets more fuel-efficient and transition to alternative-technology vehicles.

The expansion of the National Clean Fleets Partnership is part of an Obama administration effort to promote energy programs that don’t require action […]

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Potential Economic & Fiscal Impacts of Natural Gas Production in Western Maryland (MD Petroleum Council)

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Brian O’Neill: Maybe It’s Time to be Steered to Natural Gas

March 4, 2012 In the News, Newsroom
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Brian O’Neill: Maybe It’s Time to be Steered to Natural Gas

A few days before President Barack Obama spoke of a future with cars powered by natural gas, Lutitia Clipper drove one of those through […]

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Brian O’Neill: Maybe It’s Time to be Steered to Natural Gas

March 4, 2012 In the News, Newsroom
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Brian O’Neill: Maybe It’s Time to be Steered to Natural Gas

A few days before President Barack Obama spoke of a future with cars powered by natural gas, Lutitia Clipper drove one of those through […]

MSC’s Steve Forde in the Scranton Times-Tribune: Gas Well-Regulated

March 4, 2012 In the News, Newsroom
MSC’s Steve Forde in the Scranton Times-Tribune: Gas Well-Regulated

Editor: Sharon Guynup’s recent column (“Close fracking loopholes,” Feb. 27) lodges a series of claims about the responsible and well-regulated development of job-creating American natural gas that are […]