Pa. suspends review of permit applications for pipeline company

State environmental regulators on Friday suspended their review of permit applications and other approvals requested by Energy Transfer LP and its subsidiaries after the pipeline company failed to comply with agency orders following an explosion in Beaver County last fall.

Why most New Jersey electric bills will be going up, starting in June

Electric bills for most South Jersey customers will go up slightly on June 1. But the results of the state’s annual power supply auction suggest that bigger increases may be on the horizon.

Why most New Jersey electric bills will be going up, starting in June

Electric bills for most South Jersey customers will go up slightly on June 1. But the results of the state’s annual power supply auction suggest that bigger increases may be on the horizon.

Peco to pay penalty for shutting off electricity to customers during winter

The Philadelphia utility will pay a $10,000 fine and contribute $20,000 to an energy assistance fund to settle complaints that it improperly shut off some low-income customers.

Peco to pay penalty for shutting off electricity to customers during winter

The Philadelphia utility will pay a $10,000 fine and contribute $20,000 to an energy assistance fund to settle complaints that it improperly shut off some low-income customers.

Gov. Tom Wolf seeks a natural gas severance tax - once again

The Republican-controlled legislature has strongly resisted severance tax proposals in the past.

Gov. Tom Wolf seeks a natural gas severance tax - once again

The Republican-controlled legislature has strongly resisted severance tax proposals in the past.
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Houston gas driller wants Northern Pennsylvania man thrown in jail for contempt

Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. sued Dimock resident Ray Kemble in 2017, claiming they tried to extort the company through a frivolous federal lawsuit that recycled already-settled claims of environmental contamination.

Bill Gates sells nuclear power as the only viable alternative energy source to slow climate change

Bill Gates is no stranger to Washington. His foundation has a big office here. And last March he met with President Trump and talked about preventing disease and spreading vaccines.

Hundreds of Pennsylvania jobs on the line as bailout deadline looms for struggling nuclear plants

Nuclear energy supporters are working on legislation to bail out the state's nuclear industry, sparking a debate: Are nuclear power plants worth rescuing? And how much would it cost Pennsylvanians?

Fracking firms in Pa. are getting billed for millions in impact fees

The invoices follow a state Supreme Court decision last week that went against the industry. Some 17 companies could be affected.

Delaware River deepening: 30 years and 16 million cubic yards of sand, muck and rock later

Two years behind schedule, and $100 million over its original budget, the project to dredge the Delaware River main channel to 45 feet should be completed by the end of March.

Expect a slightly higher electric bill as Peco gets permission to increase rates by $25 million

Peco residential customers using 700 kilowatt-hours per month would see bills going up from $102.65 to $103.92, from Jan. 1. Rate settlement would also lower charges for public fast-charging stations for electric vehicles.

DA in Philly suburb launches criminal investigation into Sunoco’s Mariner East pipeline project

Gov. Wolf bristles at suggestions that state officials failed to protect Chester County residents. Sunoco calls DA's allegations "baseless."

Opinion

Gasoline is cheap, but for how long? Can investors cash in on next year’s price jump? (Update)

These people like high prices, which leave room for bigger profit margins and fatter shareholder dividends, and attract big new investments in wells and equipment.

When it comes to natural gas, US ‘open for business’

The U.S. government has become a pitchman for natural gas exports. That could raise profits - and temperatures.

Environmental groups to sue over offshore drilling tests

Two people with direct knowledge of the situation say environmental groups are going to sue President Donald Trump's administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests

EPA acts to roll back control on climate-changing coal

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to roll back another coal regulation, this one for new coal plants

Philly gas commission approves PGWs plan for gas venture, despite insinuations of Russian ties

The proposal still requires City Council approval, expected early next year.

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