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Fed holds steady on rates, seeks further economic gains

...perceives a need to prevent inflation from getting out of control.Part of the slowdown in inflation, though, reflects a plunge in oil prices over the past year, which will reverse itself once energy prices rebound.The Fed is closer to achieving its other main...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-29/fed-holds-steady-rates-see
National Wildlife Federation starts process to sue federal agency over pipeline plans

...establish safety response plans for worst-case oil spills in lakes, rivers and other waterways...Straits transport nearly 23 million gallons of oil a day as part of a 1,900-mile network...released more than 800,000 gallons of oil into a river system in 2010.Citing Transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/national-wildlife-federati
As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006

...perceives a need to prevent inflation from getting out of control.Part of the slowdown in inflation, though, reflects a plunge in oil prices over the past year, which will reverse itself once energy prices rebound.The Fed is closer to achieving its other main...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/fed-meets-it-edges-toward-
Legalized marijuana industry faces pesticide questions

...Oregonian newspaper found pesticides in excess of legal limits on products ranging from marijuana buds to concentrated marijuana oils. Other pesticides detected on the marijuana are not regulated by Oregon's marijuana rules.The U.S. Environmental Pro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-20/legalized-marijuana-indust
More seek to join case against Palmetto Pipeline

...could be growing if a judge accepts requests from a Savannah oil company and nine south Georgia property owners.In the meantime...Hope Holdings LLC and Pollard Lumber Co.On Monday, Colonial Oil Industries filed its own request to join the suit, noting that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-23/more-seek-join-case-agains
35,000 gallons of oil spills after Montana train derailment

...leaked an estimated 35,000 gallons of oil after a train hauling crude from North Dakota...within a 1-mile radius and followed recent oil train crashes, including a 2013 derailment...typically haul about 30,000 gallons of oil apiece.But about 30 people were evacuated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-17/35000-gallons-oil-spills-a
Airlines are looking to biofuels to meet soaring passenger demand

...Financing a plant is expensive because lenders know the risks and demand generous terms. A sharp drop in the price of crude oil has made competing with traditional fuels on price more difficult."We really are trying to create a brand new fuel industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-25/airlines-are-looking-biofu
Evans mother hopes Congress passes medical research bill

...Heritage Action objected to the legislation because the majority of NIH funding ? about $7 billion ? comes from selling oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve starting in 2018. The group said that there is no excuse for evading budget caps and that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-24/evans-mother-hopes-congress-
US stocks rise on optimism over Greek bailout deal

...company earnings following the collapse in the oil price last year.In bond trading, prices...currency, to 122.80 yen.The price of oil declined slightly and ended the week down...Brent crude, a benchmark for international oils used by many U.S. refineries, rose 12...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-10/us-stocks-rise-optimism-ov
Why We've Given Up on Coupons

...for an hour. We get more value out of doing home maintenance and auto maintenance, like changing air filters and changing the oil in our cars. We get more value out of making meals at home, particularly when we're making them in advance and socking them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-07-25/why-we-ve