Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. - The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic surveys using sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath...

The shell game with oil

...policy," Hudson Institute Fellow Lee Lane writes for Politico.But what about the president's promise to open the Eastern Seaboard to oil and gas leases? Wouldn't that be counterintuitive?It would, if it were to actually happen. But we're not convinced...

Fed inching toward interest rate increase, economy shows signs of weakness

...during that year's first quarter. This time, winter storms struck mainly in February, blanketing much of the Atlantic seaboard in snow drifts and ice."We've had snowfalls that have exceeded seasonable norms in many parts of the country," said...

Report: Wind means more jobs, more energy for Carolinas

...governors from Gulf and Atlantic coast states who favor such drilling.The Obama administration last July opened the Eastern Seaboard to offshore energy exploration and announced that sonic cannon that generate sound waves many times louder than jet engines...

Hiker visits Fort Gordon during trek for charity

Trekking the Eastern seaboard from Canada to Key West, Fla., was something that New Jersey resident David Madden already had planned to do. Using the walk...

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Storm damage minor

Despite storms and deadly flooding from Hurricane Floyd along the eastern seaboard, Thursday dawned clear in Georgia and South Carolina, where the biggest problem for thousands of refugees was figuring out how...

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Q: When did passenger trains stopped serving Augusta? A: Seaboard Coastline Railroad, which is now CSX, scheduled its last passenger train in May of 1970 into and out of Florence, S.C...

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Emergencies declared ahead of Eastern superstorm

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. - With much of the Eastern Seaboard in the path of a rare behemoth storm, governors in the nation's most densely populated corridor declared states of emergency...

Augusta braces for Bertha

As Hurricane Bertha churned out of the Bahamas and headed for the Eastern Seaboard Wednesday, Augusta-area officials braced themselves for an onslaught they hope won't come. At its current speed, Bertha...

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Thousands of evacuees come to Augusta during storm

When the next storm of the century strikes the eastern seaboard, Augusta will know what to expect. As Hurricane Floyd approached the Carolina coasts, thousands of evacuees swarmed into Augusta...

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