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Casey: US should regulate gas drilling

SCRANTON, Pa. — Sen. Bob Casey says Pennsylvania’s emerging natural gas industry has the potential to create jobs and wealth, but also carries environmental risks that must be addressed. The Pennsylvania Democrat said Thursday at a forum in Scranton that ...

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BP cases will be heard in New Orleans

BOISE — A New Orleans federal judge will manage the 300 lawsuits filed in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal judicial panel has ordered. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, which met in Boise ...

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AG candidate urges probe of electric rates

ALBANY — A candidate for attorney general said Monday the office has the power to investigate and reform how wholesale electricity rates are set in New York, a process that he said now costs consumers $2.2 billion a year too much.

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Geneva firm blown away by wind project approval

Construction is expected to start next month on what is being billed as the largest private wind project of any manufacturing company in the United States. On Tuesday, Zotos International Inc. won final approval ...

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PSC seeks input on electricity rates

The New York State Public Service Commission will gather public comment on a joint proposal to set electric and natural gas delivery rates for New York State Electric & Gas Corp. and Rochester Gas & Electric Corp. from Sept. 26 through Dec. 31.

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Auditors want look into National Grid costs

SYRACUSE — State auditors want an investigation into whether upstate New York customers of National Grid are paying an unfair share of the British utility’s corporate costs in the Northeast region.

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