Archive for the ‘National News’ Category

Feb 13

Is exporting natural gas a problem?

Heavy hitters on both sides of the natural gas debate warned senators Tuesday that the natural gas boom could fizzle if the U.S. takes the wrong tack. The goal, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said, is to allow the U.S. to reap the benefits of natural gas development and exports while…

Feb 1

Promise of Natural Gas Key to Future

Promise of natural gas key to future There’s a wall along New York’s southern border that’s dividing us against each other. Built with fear and misinformation about natural gas development, this hollow wall casts a shadow over our economic future. But with little foundation in reality, it can’t stand up to mounting evidence of the…

Jan 24

Natural gas is just what clean energy needs

Exporting natural gas would be more likely to displace coal both at home and abroad, resulting in a lower net carbon emissions overall. FORTUNE — America is awash in natural gas. Prices are low and by some estimates we have a 100-year supply of it. Today we produce more than we use so why not…

Jan 7

Federal Motor Fuel Tax Credits

Federal Motor Fuel Tax Credits H.R. 8, the tax bill enacted by the 112th Congress on January 1, extends the federal $0.50/gallon alternative motor fuel tax credit and the 30 percent alternative refueling property tax credit through December 31, 2013.  Both credits were made retroactive for taxable year 2012.  The fuel credit amounts to 50…