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2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Stigmatized nuclear workers quit Japan utility

In this Nov. 18, 2013, photo released by Tokyo Electric Power Co. , workers try to remove radioactive fuel rods from the Unit 4 building at the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan.


Related Topix: Tokyo Electric Power Company, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Young migrants unlikely to bring diseases to U.S., experts say

Detainees sleep at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Brownsville.


Related Topix: US Energy, Oil & Gas, Brownsville, TX, Texas Government, Texas, Pediatrics, Medicine, Dallas, TX

Fire Dog Lake

Passing Gas to the Consumer

Gas prices at the pump during the July 4th extended weekend were the highest they have been in six years.


Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, ConocoPhillips, Oil & Gas, US News

The Arizona Republic

Group tied to utility attacks commission candidate

Group tied to utility criticizes commission candidate Group tied to utility criticizes commission candidate Check out this story on PHOENIX -- A group with ties to the homebuilders and APS spent $82,000 on the utility regulator race, paying for a flier critical of candidate Vernon Parker.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kyrsten Sinema, Central, AZ, Arizona Public Service

Business Journal

Austin Energy plans community solar farm project, report says

Austin Energy is planning to transform a 26-acre lot in East Austin that is owned by the city into the first community solar farm, the Austin American-Statesman reported.


Related Topix: Austin Energy

Business Journal

Penn Virginia scoops up more Eagle Ford Shale acreage

A drilling rig towers above the scrub in South Texas' Eagle Ford Shale. Penn Virginia Corp. says it's paying $45 million for an additional 10,000 acres in the oil-and-gas formation.


Related Topix: Penn Virginia Corporation, Oil & Gas, Pescanova SA, Real Estate, Food, Penn Virginia Resource Partners LP, Shiner, TX

Nebraska's Cooper nuke plant celebrates 40th year

The Nebraska Public Power District, which owns the plant near Brownville, said Cooper plays an important role in supplying electricity to the state.


Related Topix: Nebraska Public Power District, Bradenton, FL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Fresno Bee

San Diego utility wins Faa Ok to test drones

SDG&E announced Friday that it's become the first utility in the nation to win approval from Federal Aviation Administration to test drones and train flight crews.


Related Topix: San Diego Gas and Electric, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Myrtle Beach Online

Entergy gets approval to raise rates in Algiers

The New Orleans City Council unanimously approved the plan Thursday, allowing the unit of Entergy Corp. to raise base rates on customers in the West Bank part of New Orleans for the first time in 28 years.


Related Topix: Entergy New Orleans, Entergy, Entergy Arkansas, Entergy Mississippi, New Orleans, LA, Business News

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Stornoway Diamond Corp. . Miner. Up three cents, or 4.35 per cent, to 72 cents on 7.5 million shares.


Related Topix: Canada Safeway, Safeway, Retail, Grocery, Fortis

Vancouver Sun

Northeast B.C. blaze causing trouble for nearby shale gas producers

The Red Deer Creek fire burning southeast of the mining community of Tumbler Ridge was caused by a lightning strike Talisman Energy Inc. says a wildfire burning in northeastern B.C. has forced the evacuation of its Ojay gas plant and shut in about 2,000 to 3,000 barrels per day of production.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, North America, Canada, World News, EnCana

KHOU-TV Houston

Halliburton forms energy joint venture in China

Halliburton said Friday it is entering its first joint venture in China that will use hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to unleash energy.


Related Topix: Halliburton, Oil & Gas, World News, China,

The Campbell Reporter

California Public Utilities Commission OKs safety policy amid storm of criticism

After years of scathing criticism over failures to make sure PG&E natural gas pipelines don't blow up and passengers can get out of burning limousines, a state agency Thursday adopted a "safety-first" policy.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Explosion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Helicopter to inspect Md. utility equipment

Baltimore Gas and Electric says residents and motorists in central Maryland shouldn't worry if they see a helicopter hovering near utility equipment including towers, poles and wires.


Related Topix: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Baltimore County, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD

Higher Electricity Rates Coming To Algiers

Despite objections from residents, the New Orleans City Council voted 6-0 Thursday to support a rate increase for 22,000 Entergy Louisiana customers in Algiers.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Entergy New Orleans

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Brandon Sun

B.C. First Nation evicts CN Rail, logging companies, fishermen from its lands

British Columbia First Nations are wasting no time in enforcing their claim on traditional lands in light of a landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision recognizing aboriginal land title.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Enbridge, Oil & Gas

News9 Oklahoma City

Judge Orders Trial For Chesapeake In Leasing Case

A Michigan judge has ordered an Oklahoma City-based energy company to stand trial on criminal charges in what authorities say was a land-leasing scheme.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Chesapeake Energy, Oil & Gas

Union pulls black college support after Koch gift

A powerful union is pulling its support from the United Negro College Fund after the fund accepted $25 million from Koch Industries Inc. and the Charles Koch Foundation.


Related Topix: African-American, Koch Industries, Oil & Gas

Kentucky coal group sues TVA over Paradise plant

The Kentucky Coal Association argues in the suit filed Thursday that the TVA did not follow proper federal procedure and its own rules in deciding to close the units at the Paradise Fossil Plant.


Related Topix: Tennessee Valley Authority

Business Journal

Lone Star College set to open new energy institute

Incoming Lone Star College System Chancellor Steve Head, who takes over the job Aug. 1, hopes the new 70,000-square-foot Energy and Manufacturing Institute will help meet employers' demands for middle-skill jobs.


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