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Pennsylvania seeks stronger look at drilling near water

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s state environmental regulators have agreed to take more precautions before they approve certain permits for oil and natural-gas drilling sites where well construction poses a pollution threat to some of the state’s highest-quality waterways. The state ...

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Environmental group wants more electric cars, higher fuel standards

Environment Maryland Research and Policy Center said Wednesday it wants Marylanders to reduce their oil consumption by 1 billion gallons by 2030 by relying more on electric cars and public transportation. The advocacy organization released a plan Wednesday that also ...

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Pump prices lower ahead of Memorial Day weekend

Drivers getting an early start on the Memorial Day weekend are pulling out of gas stations with a little more cash in their pockets. The national average for unleaded regular gasoline was $3.81 a gallon on Thursday. That’s 9 cents ...

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