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Don't worry, bee happy?

Jan 7, 2014
The American Beekeeping Federation and the American Honey Producers Association both start their annual meetings.
Posted In: colony collapse

How cold is it when the economy breaks?

Jan 6, 2014
What happens when we go into a really deep freeze?
Posted In: cold snap

Texas town closes the toilet-to-tap loop: Is this our future water supply?

Jan 6, 2014
About 40 percent of Big Spring’s water now comes from a $14 million “direct potable reuse” system.
Posted In: water, sewage

Why bicyclists and hybrid drivers should pay more taxes

Dec 31, 2013
Some states and cities are considering fees for commuters who don't pay gas taxes.
Posted In: bike tax, Prius

Will the latest oil-train fire make people rethink anything?

Dec 31, 2013
An intense oil-train fire in North Dakota demonstrates the scale of damage possible when oil is moved by rail.
Posted In: North Dakota, natgas, Oil

Shell's challenge in drilling for Arctic oil

Dec 26, 2013
After a dismal experience in 2012, Shell took this year off from trying to drill in the Arctic Ocean. But drilling will come.
Posted In: Oil, offshore drilling, Arctic, Shell

Where can I recycle all this wrapping paper?

Dec 26, 2013
That dramatic increase in deliveries this time of year means an increase in the trash from all the packaging.
Posted In: packaging

Pennsylvania court: Towns can restrict fracking

Dec 20, 2013
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court has tossed out a big part of a law that would have allowed gas companies drilling wells to ignore local restrictions.
Posted In: fracking, natural gas

BP's new recipe for settlement money: Shame a famous chef

Dec 18, 2013
BP has long complained that its settlement money for the Deepwater Horizon spill was often spent frivolously.
Posted In: Emeril Lagasse, bp oil spill, deepwater horizon, macondo

In oil boom, happy to drive a truck by day, a cab by night

Dec 17, 2013
Elsie Ejismekwu is happy to have two driving jobs in the North Dakota oil fields as she starts her life over.
Posted In: Black Gold Boom, North Dakota, employment

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