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Jeff Brady

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Wind Power Continues Steady Growth Across The U.S.

Monday, December 21, 2015

The U.S. wind power industry is celebrating after reaching a new milestone in November: 70 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity.

"That's enough to power about 19 million homes," says Michael Goggin, senior director of research at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).

There are more than 50,000 wind turbines operating ...

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Economic, Environmental Concerns Threaten Future Of Oil Sands

Monday, December 14, 2015

Alberta, Canada, has the third largest oil reserves in the world, but the potentially lucrative oil sands business faces serious economic challenges.

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Between Cheap Gas And Carbon Caps, Oil Sands Face Uncertain Fate

Monday, December 14, 2015

Canada's potentially lucrative oil sands business faces serious economic challenges. It has some concerned about its future as environmental critics look for ways to keep the oil in the ground.

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Oil-Town Dependents React To To The Keystone XL Rejection

Saturday, November 07, 2015

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Canada's Trudeau Expresses Disappointment In U.S. Decision On Keystone XL

Friday, November 06, 2015

Canadian Company TransCanada took a blow Friday when President Obama announced he was rejecting its request to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline would have helped transport...

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Keystone XL Pipeline Company Asks U.S. To Pause Review Of Application

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

TransCanada has asked the State Department to suspend its review of its permit to build the Keystone XL Pipeline Monday until Nebraska decides on its route.

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Bill Cosby Allegations At Center Of Pennsylvania DA Race

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Bill Cosby's sexual assault scandal has become the biggest issue in a local election outside Philadelphia. Two candidates for Montgomery County District Attorney say the other should have done more to bring Cosby to justice.

At the center of the political battle is an alleged victim: Andrea Constand. She's a ...

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Few Railroads On Track To Meet End-Of-Year Safety Deadline

Friday, October 23, 2015

A 2008 law requires all U.S. railroads to install a new safety system that monitors and regulates train speed. Unless there's an extension, railroads say they'll shut down rather than pay fines.

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New EPA Rule Limiting Ground-Level Ozone Draws Fire From All Sides

Thursday, October 01, 2015

A new rule from the Obama Administration aims to further reduce the main ingredient in smog. That might sound like good news if you live in a city where smog is a problem. But after the rule was announced, there were plenty of complaints about it.

Technically, the Environmental ...

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Pope Tells Inmates To Prepare To Put Their Life On The Right Road

Monday, September 28, 2015

On his last day in the U.S., Pope Francis visited inmates at a prison in Pennsylvania and told them they should not view their confinement as an exclusion from society.

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Why Philadelphia Loves The Pope

Saturday, September 26, 2015

On the final leg of his U.S. visit, Pope Francis arrived in Philadelphia on Saturday to celebrate Mass and address a huge public gathering outside the city's Independence Hall.

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In Defiance Of The Church, Some Catholic Women Seek Priesthood

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Caryl Johnson calls herself a priest, but technically she was excommunicated after being ordained. Johnson is one of many Catholic women who see a gap between what they believe and church dogma.

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EPA Rules Aspire To Slash Oil Industry Methane Emissions

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The Obama administration proposes to cut methane emissions from oil and gas production by nearly half over the next decades. The rules won't be finalized until shortly before Obama leaves office.

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EPA Announces New Regulations On Methane Emissions

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency is aiming to cut methane emissions by 40 to 45 percent over the next 10 years. The new regulations are expected to regulate emissions from the oil and gas industry.

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Closure Of BP Refinery Sends Gasoline Prices Soaring In The Midwest

Friday, August 14, 2015

Gasoline prices in the Midwest are up sharply even as oil prices head down. The problem is unscheduled repairs at a big BP refinery in Indiana.

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New Power Plant Rules Likely To Start Slow-Burning Debate, Legal Action

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

A huge legal battle is coming over the White House plan to address climate change with additional power plant regulations. The coal industry has the most to lose, and plans to take the EPA to court.

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Obama Aims To Tighten Restrictions On Plants' Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Monday, August 03, 2015

On Monday, President Obama will unveil tougher rules designed to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants. If the proposed plan clear legal hurdles, the nation's power grid would face big changes.

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As Lightning Strikes Spike, Myth-Busting Often Means Safety

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Deaths from lightning strikes are up sharply this year, according to the National Weather Service. Here are some myths about lightning, or avoiding it, and tips on how to actually stay safe.

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'When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors' To Best Avoid Lightning's Pain

Friday, July 17, 2015

Deaths in the U.S. from lightning strikes are up in 2015, compared with recent years. A convertible won't save you. Get inside at the first rumble of thunder, and stay away from plugged-in appliances.

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Obama Proposes Changes To Criminal Justice System

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

In the wake of the White House's decision to commute the sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders, President Obama speaks to the NAACP Tuesday about plans to re-evaluate the criminal justice system.

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