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  • Illustration Wind Power by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    TAYLOR AND TANTON: Blow off wind-production tax credit

    Wind-energy advocates claim that with just one more extension of the 20-year-old "temporary" wind-production tax credit, wind generation finally could become competitive with conventional sources of electricity.

  • Declining gas prices are reflected at a filling station in Wilmington, N.C., last week. (Associated Press)

    Summer gas prices seen edging down

    Gasoline prices likely won't set any records this summer, thanks to a recent drop in the price of oil.

  • **FILE** Rep. Doc Hastings, Washington Republican (Associated Press)

    Government data undercut Obama's energy claims

    Countering President Obama's claim that he's doing everything he can to increase domestic oil production, a top House Republican Thursday released data from the Energy Department showing that fossil fuel production on federal lands has fallen since Mr. Obama took office.

  • **FILE** Gasoline prices are displayed Feb. 21, 2012, as a man rides his bicycle past them at a station in Oakland, Calif. (Associated Press)

    Gasoline over $4 a gallon in 4 states, D.C.

    Gasoline is now over $4 per gallon in four states and Washington, D.C., as a three-month surge in pump prices continues.

  • LORIS: Gas costs too much; here's why

    Gasoline is in plentiful supply. Demand is falling. So why are prices at the pump going through the roof — up nearly 30 cents a gallon in the past month alone?

  • Illustration: Drilling jobs by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    NOE: How to produce energy and jobs without all the waste

    As news continues to break about the bankruptcy of the government-backed solar- panel manufacturer Solyndra LLC, much commentary has focused on who said what inside the ad- ministration prior to the company's collapse. But the implosion of a company once touted as a symbol of the booming job creation that would accompany America's energy future brings larger lessons about our country's energy and economic needs.

  • Illustration: Ethanol by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    GLOZER: Corn-ethanol fiction

    Earlier this month, the Senate voted 73-27 on legislation that would terminate some of the federal subsidies granted to the domestic ethanol industry. Ethanol lobbyists and trade associations immediately went into overdrive to protect their taxpayer largesse.

  • **FILE** President Obama (Associated Press)

    Pump prices may put Obama in peril

    Consumers' pain at the gas pump will likely be shared by President Obama at the polls in 2012 and could cost him a second term unless energy prices take a drastic turn for the better in the next 18 months.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE In this Sept. 8, 2010 photograph, a Costco customer prepares to pump gasoline at a Costco in Redwood City, Calif.

    Gas prices rise, breaking pre-election pattern

    Gasoline prices haven't gotten much attention amid all the other bad economic news for Democrats heading into a final week of campaigning, but the price per gallon has climbed nearly 15 cents since Labor Day - a surprising jump, given that prices usually plummet before an election.

  • EXCLUSIVE: Bill requires doubling nuke use

    To satisfy House Democrats' low-cost solution to global warming, Americans would have to double their reliance on nuclear energy by 2030.

Lauren Grochmal (left), of Green Careers Center, answers questions about jobs from visitors Feb. 5 at the Green Jobs Expo in Washington, D.C.

    Government study: climate bill could cost jobs

    Despite President Obama's prediction that it will create new jobs, the global warming bill passed by the House of Representatives will mean fewer jobs by 2030 than if Congress did not act at all, according to the first comprehensive study of the measure by the federal government.

Gerson Lewis of Lorton gets ready to fuel his car at a Mobil station on New York Avenue Northeast in April 2001. The lowest price of President Bush's term came in December of that year, but prices are lower than in 2001 in today's dollars.

    Price dip adjusts Bush's gas legacy

    A once-popular bumper sticker says simply, "When Bush took office, gas was $1.46." It was meant to be a slam, but as the end of his eight years approaches, President Bush is seeing gas prices that, adjusted for inflation, are lower than when he was inaugurated.

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