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WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: Former Sen. Bob Graham  (D-FL), co-chairman of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, testifies on Capitol Hill on March 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. The commission issued its report shortly before the one year anniversary of the Gulf Oil Spill on April 20, 2010. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Former Senator On Releasing Classified Pages Of 9/11 Report: ‘The American People Deserve The Truth’

Former Florida Senator and member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Bob Graham, spoke out to call for the release of 28 classified pages in the 9/11 report that details a possible connection between Saudi Arabia and the 2001 terrorist attacks.

04/16/2015

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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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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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Many Homeowners Heating Their Homes This Winter Benefiting From Falling Price Of Oil

So far the season has been good to him with mostly mild temperatures, but more importantly the low price of hearing oil.

01/06/2015

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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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AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ Gas Prices Still Falling

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.36, down 7 cents from last week. That’s also lower than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.53.

08/09/2014

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Coast Guard Responds To Report Of Tar Balls Along Delaware River In Gloucester City

The Coast Guard received a report Friday from the National Response Center of oil along the shoreline of Gloucester City, N.J.

01/31/2014

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City Councilman Pushes To Change Zoning Rules

Junkyards and auto repair shops are ruining some Philly neighborhoods, at least according to one City Councilman who wants to change the zoning rules to reign them in.

10/27/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

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Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

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PA Scammer Facing New Charges For Yet Another Scheme

A Pennsylvania ex-con who once claimed he could cure AIDS with ozone enemas has been charged with defrauding investors by telling them he controlled more than $1 billion worth of Texas oil.

08/31/2012

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