CPBJ - Energy and Environment http://www.cpbj.com/section/energy_environment Energy and Environment News Energy and Environment en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:35:39 EST Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:35:39 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150904/CPBJ01/150909857&source=RSS Newsmakers Utilities Business featured this week Adams Electric Cooperative Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150904/CPBJ01/150909857&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150904/CPBJ01/309039996&source=RSS Energy users see benefits of deregulation, lessons from 2014 polar vortex As regulators and electricity suppliers continue to sort out the nuances of deregulation, market forces and climate change combine to make one thing abundantly clear The idea of a &#8220normal&#8221 calendar season is no longer operative. Summer heat waves are longer and more frequent than ever, and the last two winters were brutally cold. Thu, 03 Sep 2015 11:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150904/CPBJ01/309039996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150903/CPBJ01/150909901&source=RSS Chiaruttini named chief counsel to DEP York County attorney Alexandra Chiaruttini has been named chief counsel of the Department of Environmental Protection, according to her firm, York-based Stock and Leader LLP Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:51:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150903/CPBJ01/150909901&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829727&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 The air up there During the last decade, Brad Hollinger has scaled nearly every peak in his path. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829727&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150839965&source=RSS Report shows little apparent outreach to minority-, woman-owned firms A majority of companies drilling for natural gas in Pennsylvania are failing to report on their efforts to reach out to woman- and minority-owned contractors, according to a report by the state Department of General Services. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150901/CPBJ01/150839965&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829715&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Question and answers When talking to the top executives from our Top 100 companies, we asked them Which is better climbing the proverbial mountain or being at the top? Here's what they said. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829715&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829746&source=RSS TOP 100 2015 Committed to the quest York County's diverse business landscape is well represented at the highest levels of this year's Top 100 list, and you don't have to look any further than Shipley Energy, Utz Quality Foods and TimBar Packaging Display for great examples. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:19:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150828/CPBJ01/150829746&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150825/CPBJ01/150829893&source=RSS Group keeps tabs on energy infrastructure The Harrisburg Regional Chamber and the Pennsylvania State Grange recently joined a statewide group hoping to bring attention to pipelines and other infrastructure popping up to serve the natural-gas industry. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150825/CPBJ01/150829893&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150824/CPBJ01/150829905&source=RSS Top environmental firms Four from Central Pa. crack national list Four midstate firms recently made Engineering News-Record's ENR annual Top 200 Environmental Firms list. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:03:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150824/CPBJ01/150829905&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819742&source=RSS Report aims to enhance safety of crude-oil transport The results of a state-commissioned study are in, and they include 27 recommendations to improve the safety of trains carrying crude oil in Pennsylvania. Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:03:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819742&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819723&source=RSS Out of the Ordinary College student lives in 96-square-foot solar-powered house A college student in Vermont is living in a 96-square-foot house he built to reduce his carbon footprint &#8212 and save money. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 08:50:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819723&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819731&source=RSS Middletown development could bring 510 homes, new electric substation The proposed Woodland Hills development could be bringing not only 510 homes for 1,300 people but also a new electric substation, if Middletown borough chooses to share the cost. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 08:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150818/CPBJ01/150819731&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150817/CPBJ01/150819744&source=RSS Weir American Hydro switches up executive team Weir American Hydro President and Managing Director Michael Bennett will return to Australia to take a senior leadership position with Weir Minerals on Sept. 1, the company announced Monday. Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150817/CPBJ01/150819744&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/150819779&source=RSS Obama said to approve crude oil exports to Mexico, easing ban The U. S. will permit some crude oil sales to Mexico in a step toward loosening the government&#8217s ban on most domestic oil exports in place since the 1970s oil embargo, an administration official said. Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/150819779&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/150819827&source=RSS In brief PPL expands work-request website for contractors and electricians PPL Electric Utilities Corp. has expanded the types of projects for which contractors, electricians and inspectors can submit work requests online. Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:28:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/150819827&source=RSS