Jeff Brady

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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.


Visitors Question Dallas Plans After Ebola Patient Dies

Friday, October 10, 2014

Public health officials in Dallas say the risk of acquiring the Ebola virus is small for most people but that message isn't reaching everyone. Some have canceled travel plans to the city.


Solar Advocates Fight Utilities Over Grid Access

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Across the country the solar industry is battling utilities over the financial details of feeding electricity from renewable resources back into the power grid.


BP Lawyers Use Old-School Trick; Judge Not Amused

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A legal filing tied to the company's Gulf oil spill case was supposed to have been capped at 35 pages. But lawyers for BP got a little creative with the spacing.


With U.S. Oil Supply Climbing, Some Call For End To Export Ban

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Much of the U.S. oil industry wants to lift a ban that followed the 1970s energy crisis. But those worried about the possibility of higher gas prices and climate change want to keep the ban in place.


Nebraska's Supreme Court To Hear Keystone XL Pipeline Case

Friday, September 05, 2014

The White House delayed a decision on the pipeline until a Nebraska route is approved. The state's high court hears arguments on Friday over whether the governor had authority to approve the route.


As BP Pays For Oil Spill Impact, Some People Aren't Seeing The Cash

Friday, August 29, 2014

The oil giant is paying billions of dollars to businesses hurt by the 2010 spill. But BP refuses to pay business owners hurt by a government drilling moratorium that was put in place after the spill.


Pittsburgh Health Care Giants Take Fight To Each Other's Turf

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center worked together for decades. But tensions have prompted a split and uncertainty in Pittsburgh's health care market.


Comment Period For Offshore Drilling Ends Friday

Friday, August 15, 2014

The federal government is developing its offshore oil and gas leasing plan for a 5-year period that begins in 2017. Right now most of the activity is in the Gulf of Mexico.


Up Close And Personal With A 40-Story Oil Rig In The Gulf

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The Gulf of Mexico accounts for more than 20 percent of U.S. domestic oil production. But few see these operations far offshore.


Female Bricklayer Defied Doubters To Build Baltimore Landmarks

Friday, August 01, 2014

Barbara Moore was the only woman bricklayer in Baltimore when she started the job in 1973. "A lot of the older guys didn't think I should be there," she tells her daughter on a visit to StoryCorps.


Tensions Stir At EPA Hearings On New Emission Rules

Friday, August 01, 2014

As the EPA develops new carbon emission rules for existing power plants, the agency is holding a series of public hearings around the country where coal industry advocates made their concerns known.


Pa. Hospital Sees Gun Fight Between Psychiatrist And Patient

Friday, July 25, 2014

On Thursday, a psychiatric patient opened fire at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital outside Philadelphia, killing a caseworker and injuring his psychiatrist. The psychiatrist returned fire with a gun of his own, injuring the gunman. Both patient and psychiatrist survived the gun fight.

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Leased Solar Panels Can Cast A Shadow Over A Home's Value

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Installing solar panels on a house to produce electricity is expensive. Leasing is one popular alternative, but some homeowners are learning that 20-year contracts can complicate a home sale.