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Emergency Order Puts Regulations On Crude Oil Transported By Train

More crude oil than ever is being transported through major cities on trains. And after four derailments in seven months, the federal government is now taking action.

02/28/2014

OIL SPILL

Mount Airy To Regulate Disposal Of Oil, Grease

The town of Mount Airy has started holding business owners responsible for the proper disposal of fats, oil and grease.

10/20/2013

gas prices

Hold On To Your Wallets: Price Of Gas Approaches $4 A Gallon

Hold on to your wallets. Gas prices make the biggest February jump in decades.

02/10/2013

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Md. Senators Sign Letter Against Offshore Oil Tests

Maryland’s two U.S. Senators are among those signing a letter to the president opposing seismic testing for oil and gas deposits off the Atlantic coast.

02/01/2013

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Maryland, 6 Other States Will Sue EPA Over Drilling Methane

New York and six other states, including Maryland, say they plan to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over methane emissions from oil and gas drilling.

12/11/2012

Natural gas, gas drilling

Toxic Release Reports Sought For Oil, Gas Drilling

Environmental groups say they are asking the federal Environmental Protection Agency to require toxic chemical release reporting for the oil and gas industry.

10/24/2012

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Man Severely Burned When Oil Tank Explodes

Fire officials say a Virginia man was severely burned when an oil tank he was using a cutting torch on exploded in Somerset County.

10/22/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education And Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

A man pumps gas in California (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government And Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

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Md. State Senator Arrested, Fined While Protesting Oil Pipeline

A Maryland state senator says he has paid a $100 fine after being arrested outside the White House while rallying against a plan to pipe oil from western Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

09/02/2011

Oil Drilling

Cardin Opposes New Offshore Oil, Gas Development

Sen. Ben Cardin says he disagrees with President Barack Obama about opening up new offshore oil and gas development, especially off the mid-Atlantic coast.

03/31/2011

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