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"Feds Probe Cause of Puerto Rico Fuel Depot Fire"

"Federal investigators entered a smoldering fuel depot for the first time Sunday to investigate what may have caused an explosion that forced hundreds to evacuate and spewed thick, toxic smoke across the region."

Source: AP, 10/26/2009

"Pennsylvania Tapped, Drillers Not"

Gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale formation of Pennsylvania is bringing an economic boom there -- even as oil and gas drilling has fallen dramatically nationwide. But the gas is tax-exempt in Pennsylvania.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, 10/26/2009

"Obama Presses Case for Renewable Energy"

"Taking aim at business interests that have lobbied against an energy and climate bill moving through Congress, President Obama urged lawmakers on Friday to rally around the push toward using more renewable energy."

Source: NYTimes, 10/26/2009

"Campaign Against Emissions Picks Number"

On Saturday, campaigners against global warming tried "a synchronized burst of more than 4,300 demonstrations, from the Himalayas to the Great Barrier Reef, all centered on the number 350."

Source: NYTimes, 10/26/2009

"EPA Proposal To Cut Great Lakes Ship Emissions Stirs the Waters"

"An Environmental Protection Agency proposal that would compel [Great Lakes] vessels to burn cleaner fuel and upgrade their engines has sparked a furious behind-the-scenes lobbying campaign that has come to a head this week, pitting congressional Democrats against a Democratic administration as lawmakers allied with Midwestern and Alaskan shippers pressure the EPA to back down and protect jobs."

Source: Wash Post, 10/23/2009