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Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 @ 9:07PM

Boom in Energy Spurs Industry in the Rust Belt

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Waist-high weeds and a crumbling old Chevy mark the entrance to a rust-colored factory complex on the edge of town here, seemingly another monument to the passing of the golden age of American industry. But deep inside the 14-acre site, the thwack-thwack-thwack sound of metal on metal…

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Thursday, March 6th, 2014 @ 6:06PM

U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin

WASHINGTON — The crisis in Crimea is heralding the rise of a new era of American energy diplomacy, as the Obama administration tries to deploy the vast new supply of natural gas in the United States as a weapon to undercut the influence of the Russian president, Vladimir V. Putin,…

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Thursday, February 27th, 2014 @ 7:28PM

Business Perspectives: Don’t give into fear tactics; get the facts about fracking

Fear has become a principal means of directing public opinion away from the facts, and in the case of hydraulic fracturing, it is occurring with a well-known and historically acceptable process associated with recovering oil and natural gas from the Earth. Fear of the unknown is primal and instinctive and…

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