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Prepay Before Pumping: Russia Threatens Gas Delivery to Western Europe

Prepay Before Pumping: Russia Threatens Gas Delivery to Western Europe
Russia on Monday granted Ukraine another week before it will start demanding prepayment for gas, without which it has threatened to cut off supplies. The announcement by Russia's state gas company Gazprom came at the outset of a second round of European Union-mediated talks aimed at resolving the two countries' dispute over gas prices and outstanding debt.
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Juergen Baetz
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Golf Trail Gets More Protection Than Mobile's Drinking Water Supply For 250,000

Golf Trail Gets More Protection Than Mobile's Drinking Water Supply For 250,000
This is a story of how a company has obtained the right to place a toxic crude oil pipeline through the only approved source of drinking water for thousands of citizens in Alabama, rather than face the ire of temporarily tearing up a golf course. This is a story of America.
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Ken Cuccinell's Slippery Slope of Corruption: Oil and Gas Edition

Ken Cuccinell's Slippery Slope of Corruption: Oil and Gas Edition
In his brief time in the national spotlight, Attorney General of Virginia and Republican candidate for Governor Ken Cuccinelli is no stranger to scandal. Next up on his defense docket? Explaining why staff from the Attorney General's office was assisting two energy companies embattled in lawsuits against the people of Virginia.
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You Are Better Off Now Than Four Years Ago Because American Auto Makers Are Innovating


Four years ago, the American auto industry was struggling.  After a decade of focusing on trucks and SUVs, the Big Three—Ford, General Motors and Chrysler—were unprepared for the effect of higher energy prices and the economic crisis on consumer demand. Throughout the early 2000s, the Big Three produced big inefficient vehicles. But with high gas prices and smaller spending budgets, consum...
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