Jeff Brady

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Environmentalists Push To Keep Canadian Crude In The Ground

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Many groups that oppose the Keystone XL pipeline also want, more broadly, to stop pollution-heavy extraction of crude from Canada's oil sands. They point to canceled or delayed projects as success.


A Restaurant That Serves Up A Side Of Social Goals

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Burned out from her high-tech job, Srirupa Dasgupta opened a restaurant and catering service that hires primarily refugees. On the menu: a mix of cuisines from South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.


Low Gas Prices Predicted For 2015 And Beyond

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Prices at the pump have dipped below $2 a gallon in some parts of the country this month, with average prices more than one-third lower than this summer. Analysts say that trend is likely to continue.


Citing Health, Environment Concerns, New York Moves To Ban Fracking

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Officials in New York said on Wednesday that the state will ban hydraulic fracturing there. The move follows years of efforts by environmentalists, who have called on the state to ban the practice.


Supreme Court Rejects BP's Challenge To Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

Monday, December 08, 2014

The oil giant had hoped to limit how much it will pay under a 2012 settlement with people and businesses on the Gulf Coast. BP originally estimated it would pay $7.8 billion to settle claims.


At Funeral For New York Man Shot By Police — More Outrage

Saturday, December 06, 2014

In New York City, a funeral for a man killed by police in Brooklyn was also a forum for people to express outrage over other recent cases of police violence.


Tumbling Oil Prices Give A Boost To Drivers During The Holidays

Monday, December 01, 2014

An OPEC meeting last week sent oil prices tumbling when the cartel decided not to restrict production to boost prices. Now some are predicting parts of the U.S. will see gas prices under $2 a gallon.


Critics Say More Oil Industry Royalties Should Go Into U.S. Coffers

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Rules for oil and gas companies drilling on federal land allow them to use some of the gas free of charge. Critics say taxpayers should get royalties for that gas and any that is vented or flared.

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Keystone XL Pipeline Proponents Vow To Try Again Next Year

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A bill in the Senate to bypass a State Department review and approve the controversial project failed to gather enough support Tuesday night. Pipeline backers fell one vote short of the 60 needed.


Backlash Fails To Deter Protesters In Hong Kong's Mongkok Camp

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Armed with a court injunction, city court bailiffs could move to clear part of the Mongkok camp this week. Protesters seem unfazed. They've seen it all, including having dead rodents dropped on them.


What You Need To Know About The Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

Monday, November 17, 2014

The long-delayed project is a jobs generator to some and an ecological disaster to others. Ahead of a key Senate vote, we revisit what the Keystone XL pipeline would do and why it's so contentious.


After Solyndra Loss, U.S. Energy Loan Program Turning A Profit

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The federal government lost hundreds of millions of dollars when solar panel maker Solyndra and car company Fisker went bankrupt. Now the loan program has made up for early losses and is in the black.


Congressional Republicans Consider Energy Agenda

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Republicans will control both houses of Congress, giving energy firms allies on Capitol Hill. Among the issues lawmakers may take up: the Keystone XL pipeline and lifting the ban on crude exports.


Falling Oil Prices Make Fracking Less Lucrative

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

As oil prices dip, controversial and relatively expensive production methods, like oil sands and fracking, have become less profitable. Some drillers are already cutting back on plans for more wells.


Nurse Kaci Hickox Takes A Bike Ride, Defying Maine's Quarantine

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Hickox, who returned to the U.S. after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, tested negative for Ebola upon her return, and she has no symptoms — so she says she poses no threat to the public.

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New Jersey Case Raises Questions About Legality Of Ebola Quarantines

Monday, October 27, 2014

The nurse who was put in quarantine upon arrival at New Jersey's main international airport has been told she may return home to Maine but will be monitored there by state officials.


ISIS Rakes In Millions Through Slick Black Market For Oil

Friday, October 24, 2014

The so-called Islamic State is raking in millions selling oil to smugglers. The U.S. is working to undermine the militant group's finances by interrupting oil sales and punishing companies that purchase crude from them.


Crude Oil Prices Drop As Saudis Refuse To Cut Production

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The price of oil is down and continues to drop. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is to thank, in part, for the lower prices at the pump as it fights to keep its place in the market.


'Protocol Breach' Cited In Second Case Of Ebola In Dallas

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Texas health officials have confirmed preliminary tests show a health care worker — who was in contact with the man who died last week of Ebola in Dallas — has been diagnosed with the disease.


Lawmakers Grill Dallas Health Officials On Ebola Response

Saturday, October 11, 2014

The WHO says the Ebola virus has claimed more than 4,000 lives. In Dallas on Friday, members of Congress pressed public health officials on their handling of the first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S.