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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

02/24/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To Chevron

BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.

01/29/2015

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Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend Facts

Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.

01/29/2015

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The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

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Activists To Protest Oil Firm’s Donation To Breast Cancer Advocacy Group

Activists are protesting an oil and gas firm’s $100,000 donation to a major breast cancer advocacy group.

10/25/2014

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Pittsburgh Technical Institute Preparing Students For Oil & Gas Industry

The course has rigorous demands and is highly technical – taught in a language few of us would understand.

09/23/2014

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Range Resources Issued Violation For Leaking Impoundment

Officials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.

04/18/2014

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Former Mayor Ravenstahl To Consult With Drilling Firms

Former Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has formed a self-named firm, Ravco Consulting, with a single employee: himself.

01/31/2014

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Family Evacuated Due To ‘Ooze’ In Fox Chapel Yard

The state Department of Environmental Protection, county officials and even Sunoco Inc. are analyzing an oily, gas-smelling liquid oozing out of a yard near Pittsburgh.

12/03/2013

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Pa. Gas Industry: Change Endangered Species Laws

Major oil and natural gas industry groups in Pennsylvania are backing efforts to change the state’s endangered and threatened species laws, despite objections from some sportsmen’s and environmental groups.

09/10/2013

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Elder Vogel’s Salute To The American Farmer & Veterans

On the Thursday edition of the Inside Story with Marty Griffin, Rob Pratte once again filled in and talked with Pennsylvania State Sen. Elder Vogel.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/22/2013

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Budget Cuts Threaten Local Energy Lab

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), with two big facilities in South Park and Morgantown, is not well-known, but — working with local universities — it’s America’s fossil fuel research lab.

08/21/2013

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PTI Breaks Ground For New Welding, Oil & Gas Electronics Facility

The Pittsburgh Technical Institute broke ground on Tuesday for a brand new facility that will house two new programs. It was an exciting moment for officials at the Pittsburgh Technical Institute.

02/26/2013

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