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Keystone bill dies in the Senate -- for now

The US Senate blocked a measure Tuesday that would have authorized construction of the Keystone XL pipeline as Democrats chose their pro-environment base over an old friend -- embattled Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu.  

See Who Voted For the Keystone Pipeline, and Who Didn't

U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes on S.2280 ("A bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.") November 18, 2014, 05:55 PM. YEAs: 59, NAYs: 41. Alphabetical by Senator Name:  

Big cities are dominating the recovery, leaving the rest of America behind

There are two American economies right now: big cities and everyone else.  

Republican-controlled House passes legislation approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline

Congress inched closer Friday to a possible showdown with President Barack Obama over the Keystone XL oil pipeline as the Republican-controlled House approved the project. Supporters in the Democratic-run Senate predicted they will get the 60 votes needed to pass it next week  

House approves Keystone XL pipeline, Senate up next

U.S. House approved legislation, 252-161, for the ninth time to authorize construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline  

Crude Awakening

Fracking gets lots of attention for the jobs and revenue it gins up. This week, it's showing another of its economic benefits: its ability to help drive down energy costs.  

FERC's final environmental review favors Constitution Pipeline

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), on Friday, published its final environmental review of the proposed 124-mile natural gas Pipeline of Constitution Pipeline Company, LLC.  

PSE&G Customers in New Jersey will see a large credit on their utility bill for the next three months, thanks to fracked natural gas.

Public Service Electric and Gas Co. is giving its residential gas customers a big bill credit for the next three months, worth about $118 a household, thanks to opportune purchases of shale gas.