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After delay, U.S. builds four new nuclear reactors

Mar 11, 2014
The economics of nuclear power are a tough sell.
Posted In: nuclear power, energy
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Communities along rail lines worry about oil explosions

Feb 6, 2014
New shale oil fields in the middle of the country, far from pipelines, depend on rail to get to coastal refineries
Posted In: Oil, energy, shipping
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When oil money runs dry

Jan 30, 2014
Big oil companies have to go farther and use expensive, new technology to tap oil deposits
Posted In: fracking, energy, Exxon
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On the high plains, an almost invisible coal industry counts on Asia

Dec 16, 2013
Strip mines in the Powder Ridge Basin of Wyoming and Montana are isolated and out of sight. Their efforts to expand exports of coal to Asia are making them more visible.
Posted In: coal, energy
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Barge owner talks oil and uncertainty

Oct 28, 2013
Marketplace checks back in with Austin Golding, co-owner of Golding Barges Line in Mississippi.
Posted In: barge, Mississippi, energy, Oil, government shutdown 2013
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New nuclear plant is explosive issue for some Brits

Oct 23, 2013
Britain has just approved construction of its first new nuclear power plant in 20 years.
Posted In: energy, nuclear energy, alternative energy, Britain
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Can fracking preserve North Dakota's environment?

Oct 18, 2013
The fracking boom is bringing in a surge of development -- and tax revenue -- to North Dakota. Now conservationists have a plan use some of that growth to protect the environment.
Posted In: fracking, North Dakota, Oil, Environment, energy
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On 40th anniversary, a look at the spillover effects of the 1973 Arab Oil Embargo

Oct 14, 2013
How did the 1973 oil crisis convince Americans to reduce energy consumption?
Posted In: Oil, energy, history, Richard Nixon
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EPA rules on coal plants' emissions will require new technology

Sep 20, 2013
The Environmental Protection Agency's is issuing new limits on emissions by coal-burning plants that new plants will need advanced carbon-capture technology to comply.
Posted In: EPA, carbon emissions, pollution, coal, gas, energy
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Mexico's Pemex proposal could transform North America into 'energy powerhouse'

Aug 22, 2013
Mexico is sitting on 87 billion barrels of untapped oil, yet production has dropped 25 percent in the last decade.
Posted In: Mexico, energy, big oil

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