natural gas

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New Tools Pinpoint Natural Gas Leaks, Maximizing a Fuel’s Green Qualities

Published: 
Thu, 08/08/2013 - 10:26am
Category: 
Energy

Natural gas is hailed as green and safe, but its environmental benefits and ability to temper climate change are reduced by its tendency to leak into the air undetected. 

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Liquefied Natural Gas Export Plans Stir Debate, Raise Environmental Concerns

Published: 
Mon, 05/13/2013 - 11:30pm
Category: 
Energy

A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster.

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Sunday Dialogue: Gas Drilling and Our Energy Future

Published: 
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 8:54am
Category: 
Energy

Readers discuss whether natural gas from shale is a promising resource or a misguided risk.

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Shift by Cuomo on Gas Drilling Prompts Both Anger and Praise

Published: 
Sun, 09/30/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

ALBANY — A few months after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was poised to approve hydraulic fracturing in several struggling New York counties, his administration is reversing course and starting the regulatory process over, garnering praise from environmental groups and stirring anger among industry executives and upstate landowners.

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Five things to know about Mitt Romney’s energy plan

Published: 
Fri, 08/24/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

On Thursday in New Mexico, Mitt Romney is unveiling his latest energy plan. It’s easy enough to summarize: He wants North America to achieve energy independence by 2020. “North America is the fastest-growing oil and gas producing region in the world,” the plan notes. And Romney wants it to grow even faster.