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Officials Prepare for Oil Train Fire

Philadelphia emergency officials are preparing for a fiery oil train disaster, NBC Philadelphia reports. An oil train derailment on the Schuylkill River bridge earlier this […]

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LISTEN: Kerkstra Talks Philly Fracking Boom on Radio Times

This morning on WHYY’s Radio Times, Philadelphia magazine deputy editor Patrick Kerkstra joined Mark Alan Hughes — professor of practice at PennDesign and faculty director […]

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Philadelphia + a Pipeline (or Two) = America’s Next Energy Hub

About 1,400 miles from Philadelphia, at the northern edge of the Louisiana bayou, lies a spaghetti junction of steel tubing called Henry Hub, where 13 […]

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Are Offshore Wind Farms the Future of Atlantic City?

The Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced yesterday the proposed sale of commercial wind energy leases for nearly 344,000 acres off […]

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Kathleen Kane, Exxon Face Off Over Fracking

The Wall Street Journal reports that Exxon is pushing back hard against pollution charges — stemming from a 2010 spill — by saying that Pennsylvania […]