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16 hrs ago | STN Online

NHTSA to Draft Statement on Environmental Impacts of New Fuel Efficiency Standards

The EIS wil potentially cover engines, chassis, vehicles and/or trailers manufactured after model year 2018, according to the notice published in the Federal Register The notice was discussed this week during the National School Transportation Association Annual Convention and Meeting in Charleston, S.C. The new standards are required by the Energy ... (more)


Related Topix: Charleston, SC

21 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Vehicle accident causes power outage near Nellis, Charleston

A motor vehicle accident this morning has caused a power outage for more than 200 customers, according to the NV Energy website.


Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors, NV Energy

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ENR-Engineering News-Record

Industry Buzz: Construction Equipment Theme Park Opens; Industry Executive Changes; Rentals Rising

New Jersey-Based Sambe Construction Co. in June launched Diggerland USA in West Berlin, N.J., 30 miles east of Philadelphia.


Related Topix: West Berlin, NJ, Berlin, NJ, Ritchie Bros Auctioneers, Industrial Machines, Canada

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bluffton Today

Obama opens East Coast to oil search

The Eastern Seaboard is being opened to offshore oil and gas exploration for the first time in decades with the Obama administration's approval Friday of sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor.


Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, Geology, Science

Insurance Journal West

Mine Safety Agency Settles with 2 West Virginia Miners' Widows

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit over the deaths of two miners in a 2006 fire at an underground coal mine in West Virginia, according to court documents.


Related Topix: Massey Energy, Mining, Aracoma, WV

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Post and Courier

SCE&G fares poorly in J.D. Power customer satisfaction survey; Santee Cooper does better

The Cayce-based utility that serves much of greater Charleston ranked in the bottom tier of the South region large utility segment in the J.D. Power 2014 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study.


Related Topix: Cayce, SC, Tampa Electric, Energy, Columbia, SC, Fairfield County, SC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Energy: Obama beefs up climate tools

CLIMATE: President Obama is playing defense against climate change with a number of new initiatives he unveiled Wednesday across a wide array of agencies to help communities bulk up critical infrastructure.


Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Timothy Bishop, Democrat

Feds, Widows Settle Mine File Lawsuit

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit over the deaths of two miners in a 2006 fire at an underground coal mine in West Virginia, according to court documents.


Related Topix: Massey Energy, Mining, Aracoma, WV

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Business Journal

Energy company gets $260M in tax credits to open Camden facility

Tax credits valued at $260 million over 10 years were approved by New Jersey state officials that will bring power plant supplier Holtec International and 395 jobs to Camden.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Charleston, SC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Post and Courier

Port of Charleston could be at risk if German nuclear waste comes through, Vincent Sheheen says

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen says the Port of Charleston could be put at risk if nuclear waste from Germany is allowed to travel through on its way to the Savannah River Site.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Department of Energy

Wed Jul 02, 2014

News 12 WRDW

German nuclear waste could be on way to SRS

The U.S. Department of Energy is talks with Germany to bring thousands excess graphite encased balls to Savannah River Site to be broken down into reusable fuel.


Related Topix: Aiken County, SC, Boat Disaster

Sun Jun 29, 2014


Natural gas industry hires family members of leading politicians

In May of last year, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, now considered the favorite to win West Virginia's open Senate seat, stood on a small platform in Charleston, behind a row of tiny trophies in the shape of drilling rigs.


Related Topix: Natural Gas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Lee University, Washington & Lee University

Sat Jun 28, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

$3.3 Million In Outside Cash Pours Into Rahall-Jenkins Race

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Four months from Election Day, outside liberal and conservative groups have already spent about $3.3 million in ads blasting U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall and his Republican opponent Evan Jenkins.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Washington Post

TV listings: Weekend of June 28-29

Saturday night, the fundamentalist Mormon leader who made the FBI's "10 Most Wanted" list for unlawful flight on charges related to his alleged arrangement of illegal marriages involving underage girls gets his very own Lifetime movie with "Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs" SERIES PREMIERE: For a more humorous turn in the night, "Buying Naked" is a ... (more)


Related Topix: Reckless, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, FLDS, Religion, US News, Byron Dorgan, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Entertainment, Television

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Out of state to frack, local to map

Pennsylvania's natural gas boom may have flooded the area with out-of-state workers, but Encompass Energy Services in Bridgeville wants to help change that by hiring local employees to help energy companies map their projects.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania


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