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Eco-Activists’ Well-Funded War On Pennsylvania’s Energy Industry

Summary: The Keystone State, an oil and natural gas powerhouse, is under siege by an alliance of well-organized, well-funded “green” activists. From cap-and-trade schemes meant to bleed ratepayers dry to fracking bans on one of Pennsylvania’s most vital industries, the…

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POLITICS: Coal is gone, or almost, in areas that made Trump president

Donald Trump seized large victories four years ago in areas where coal plants had closed. But the industry’s collapse accelerated under his presidency, making counties in Pennsylvania and other states more competitive.

Scientists engineer bacteria-killing molecules from wasp venom

Scientists have engineered powerful new antimicrobial molecules from toxic proteins found in wasp venom. The team hopes to develop the molecules into new bacteria-killing drugs, an important advancement considering increasing numbers of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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The Biden-Harris Energy Plan Is About Hoodwinking Voters

Last year, the Democratic Party’s elective brain transplant edged toward the first incision. On the operating table lay the party’s establishment, its skull encircled neatly with cut-here lines. The donor’s brain was that of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), connecting the…

Even Penn. Voters Know Biden’s Full Of Crap When It Comes To Fracking

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are two unlikable candidates on the 2020 Democratic ticket, who have refused to answer whether they’ll pack the Supreme Court and have been caught lying regarding fracking. Energy issues are key in a state like…

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Study finds fungal disease of snakes in 19 states, Puerto Rico

Researchers surveyed for an infection caused by an emerging fungal pathogen that afflicts snakes. The research effort found infected snakes in 19 states and Puerto Rico, demonstrating that the fungus is more widely distributed than was previously known.

Study finds fungal disease of snakes in 19 states, Puerto Rico

Researchers surveyed for an infection caused by an emerging fungal pathogen that afflicts snakes. The research effort found infected snakes in 19 states and Puerto Rico, demonstrating that the fungus is more widely distributed than was previously known.

Sea-level rise projections can improve with state-of-the-art model

(Rutgers University) Projections of potentially dramatic sea-level rise from ice-sheet melting in Antarctica have been wide-ranging, but a Rutgers-led team has created a model that enables improved projections and could help better address climate change threats.