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  • Show caution

    A recent report by the National Wildlife Federation outlines the possibility Virginia could be a leader in the production of wind energy. It extolls the potential financial windfall that could result should the commonwealth responsibly harness its natural...
  • A homegrown solution to high gas prices

    Gas prices in Chicago are among the nation’s highest. In the July 12 editorial “Why is the EPA stalling on ethanol?” the Chicago Tribune adopted the oil industry’s talking points in criticizing Illinois’ own homegrown...
  • Carbon producers can meet EPA's limits as they have in the past

    Past is prologue, and as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency moves forward with new limits on carbon pollution from the nation's electric power plants, familiar alarms are sounding that the limits will drive up electric bills, threaten the...
  • US considers a strategic propane reserve

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. America is awash in propane, a byproduct of booming oil and natural gas production. Yet getting it to markets at home and abroad is challenging and controversial. Long a niche in the energy sector, propane today is sexy. Record exports...
  • Mark Phelan: Tips on saving gas for summer driving season

    As the summer driving season begins in earnest, keeping an eye on your fuel economy can put dollars in your pocket. The folks behind the invaluable website Fueleconomy.gov the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency offer some...
  • Jefferson Lab, Newport News still chasing $600 million collider project

    Jefferson Lab, Newport News still chasing $600 million collider project
    State lawmakers may have hurt the chances for a $600 million electron ion collider project at Jefferson Lab in Newport News by stinting on a $4.6 million allocation in the new state budget. Lawmakers removed the funds from the two-year $96 billion...
  • Drill boat will take core samples off Virginia coast for wind turbines

    Drill boat will take core samples off Virginia coast for wind turbines
    Virginia beachgoers will see a strange sight over the next three weeks as an oil rig-type vessel begins taking seabed core samples for Dominion Virginia Power's offshore wind farm test project. The 110-foot Inez Eymard arrived Monday afternoon from...
  • Fire closes world's longest particle accelerator at Stanford

    The world's longest particle accelerator, at Stanford University's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has been shut down due to damage from an overnight fire. A small fire that ignited Wednesday inside an electronic cabinet forced the closure of...
  • Santa Susana toxic cleanup effort is a mess

    Santa Susana toxic cleanup effort is a mess
    Any way you cut it, the situation at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory site outside Simi Valley is a mess. The 2,850-acre former rocket engine test center is contaminated by a vast menu of radioactive isotopes and toxic chemicals. The condition of its...
  • Budget moving, cuts will hit Jeff Lab, Peninsula

    Budget moving, cuts will hit Jeff Lab, Peninsula
    RICHMOND - The die is all but cast: Virginia's 2015-16 budget passed the Senate Finance Committee late this afternoon and it's headed for fast track votes this evening in both the House and Senate. Senate Democrats, who pushed hard to include Medicaid...
  • General Assembly passes budget with Medicaid block

    General Assembly passes budget with Medicaid block
    RICHMOND — The battle over Medicaid expansion bogged down the budget process once against Thursday as Republicans worked to ensure — as best they can — that Gov. Terry McAuliffe can’t expand the program on his own once the...
  • Jeff Lab, Hampton proton cancer therapy center lose in new state budget

    Jeff Lab, Hampton proton cancer therapy center lose in new state budget
    The die is all but cast: Virginia's 2015-16 budget passed the Senate Finance Committee late this afternoon and it's headed for fast track votes this evening in both the House and Senate. Senate Democrats, who pushed hard to include Medicaid expansion in...