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Natural Gas Surpasses Coal As Biggest US Electricity SourceNatural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.S. electric power generation for the first time ever earlier this year, a milestone that has been in the making for years as the price of gas slides and new regulations make coal more risky for power generators.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
Md. Bill Would Hold Gas Drilling Companies Strictly LiableA measure under consideration by state lawmakers would hold natural gas drilling companies liable for damages in Maryland.
Dominion Natural Gas Exports Plan Gets Federal OK Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
Dozens Arrested Protesting 'Fracking' at Planned Md. Gas Plant More than two dozen activists have been arrested following a protest against plans to build a facility in Maryland to liquefy and export natural gas.
Regulators: No Major Impact in Gas Exports Plan Federal regulators concluded Thursday that Dominion Energy's proposal to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland would pose "no significant impact" on the environment — a positive step for the company.
Power Plant OK'd For Loudoun CountyVirginia regulators have approved plans to build a 750-megawatt natural gas-fired generating facility in Loudoun County.
Baltimore House Fire, Boy's Death Caused by Natural Gas Explosion A fire department investigation concludes that a natural gas explosion caused a fire that heavily damaged an east Baltimore rowhouse and caused a wall to collapse onto the street, killing a boy who was walking by.
4 Arrested in Frederick, Md., Protest of Dominion Four people face criminal charges for blocking a Frederick courthouse entrance to protest Dominion Resources' plan to export natural gas.
Study: Nearly 6,000 Natural Gas Leaks Found in D.C.A new report has found nearly 6,000 natural gas leaks in Washington, D.C., including 12 in manholes where high methane levels posed a risk of explosion.
Nations Vie For Clout In Arctic; U.S. Far From LeadCritics say the U.S. is lagging behind Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Canada and Denmark in securing Arctic Ocean rights.
What's Best For The Environment: Do This, Not ThatWhen trying to determine what is best for the environment, there are several options we are faced with. Here are some helpful and simple pointers to lead a greener lifestyle.
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