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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

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Massachusetts Gas Prices Drop 9 Cents Per Gallon

The price of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has plunged 9 cents in the past week and is now a full dime below the national average.

03/23/2015

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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

02/24/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To Chevron

BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.

01/29/2015

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Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend Facts

Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.

01/29/2015

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Massachusetts Gas Prices Drop Another Dime

The price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has dropped for the 17th consecutive week.

01/05/2015

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Gas Prices Drop Another 11 Cents In Massachusetts

The holidays are a little happier for Massachusetts residents who are seeing another steep drop in gas prices.

12/22/2014

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Gas In Massachusetts Drops 2 More Cents

Gas prices are continuing to drop across Massachusetts for the 13th straight week.

12/01/2014

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The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

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