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Piedmont Natural Gas wants to cut costs for customers

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Piedmont Natural Gas wants to cut the cost for its customers. The company said in a statement it thinks the one-time credit would get money to customers more quickly than a reduction in rates. Full story...
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Report on natural gas pipeline outlines economic benefits

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A study commissioned by the companies planning to build a pipeline to deliver natural gas to the Southeast says the project would lower customer energy bills and increase employment. Full story...
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Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

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The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling in environmentally-sensitive areas off Alaska. Full story...
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Report: Wind means more jobs, more energy for Carolinas

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videoA report by an advocacy group says twice the jobs and more energy can be generated in the Carolinas by developing offshore wind technology than by drilling for fossil fuels in the ocean. Full story...
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McCrory praises eastern NC natural gas pipeline

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Gov. Pat McCrory says a proposed natural gas pipeline traveling through eastern North Carolina will serve as a tool to attract more jobs and industries to the state. McCrory visited Pembroke on Tuesday to highlight the announced construction of a 550-mile pipeline from West Virginia through Virginia and North Carolina, ending at current Piedmont Natural Gas facilities in Robeson County. Full story...
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NC troopers to add security to fracking hearing

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State officials say the N.C. Highway Patrol is stepping in to provide security so a public meeting on fracking can be held in Sanford. State Department of Environment and Natural Resources spokesman Jamie Kritzer says troopers will handle security Friday along with State Capitol Police officers. Full story...
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Oil and gas exploration moves forward in Atlantic

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videoThe Obama administration announced the first step toward oil and natural gas exploration off the Atlantic coast. Full story...
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Obama administration opens East Coast to oil, gas search

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A decision by the Obama administration is going to be welcomed by the oil industry, but not by environmentalists. Full story...
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Companies want 2nd big natural gas pipeline in NC

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The country's largest electricity company and a natural gas provider say they're looking for offers to build a second major natural gas pipeline into North Carolina to meet growing demand for the fuel. Full story...
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Gas leak causes home evacuations, road closures

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video About 12 homes on Pine Valley Drive were evacuated after private contractors accidentally nicked the gas line near S. College Street. Full story...
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