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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

Keystone XL Protesters (Photo by Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

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

Keystone XL Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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

Crude Oil

Crude Oil Prices Lowest In Five Years

Crude oil prices have hit a five year low. Tracey Leong reports that analysts are predicting there’s no end in sight for how much prices can drop.

12/01/2014

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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

crude oil trains

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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