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Report sees jobs, revenues in offshore winds

RICHMOND, Va. — The large-scale development of wind power off the mid-Atlantic coast would create more than 70,000 jobs from New York to Virginia, an industry-sponsored study concludes. The study, released Wednesday, said those jobs would be created by a ...

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Md. agencies partner on surveys for offshore wind

Days after Virginia announced it would begin surveying ocean floor in preparation for a potential offshore wind energy program, two Maryland agencies have partnered to accelerate environmental surveys necessary for the development of offshore wind.

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Gas drilling panel discussing best practices

CUMBERLAND — A state panel studying prospects for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in western Maryland is trying to pinpoint the best practices used elsewhere. That’s the main focus of a meeting Friday in Cumberland of the Marcellus Shale Advisory ...

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Future uncertain for fracking

With the regulatory future of hydraulic fracturing very much in doubt in Maryland, energy companies are backing away from hundreds of ground leases covering more than 120,000 acres in Garrett and Allegany counties that would have allowed them to drill into the Marcellus Shale, a mile-deep storehouse of natural gas.

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More expensive gas pushes up wholesale prices

WASHINGTON — A sharp rise in gasoline costs drove up wholesale prices last month by the most in more than three years. But outside energy and food, price gains were mild. The producer price index, which measures price changes before ...

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