Nations jockey for Arctic position, US not in lead

The U.S. is racing to keep pace with stepped-up activity in the once sleepy Arctic frontier, but it is far from being in the lead.



New Study Shows Offshore Benefits

A December, 2013 report quantifies the significant potential benefits to US and Florida economies that would stem from opening the Atlantic outer continental shelf to oil and natural gas exploration.



Letters to the editor: Colonial High, fuel standard, and gun laws

I read the article "Change Colonial High to Roberto Clemente High?" in Thursday's Sentinel regarding a group's plan to submit a new name for Colonial High School. While I understand the good intentions of this group, it fails to take into account the generations of families that have ties to Colonial High School and what it means to them.



Nicolas J. Gutierrez Jr.: Time has passed for renewable fuel standard

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion - at least at the national level - about the federal renewable fuel standard (RFS).



Commentary: Questions about the Keystone XL Pipeline have been asked and answered

The Department of State review of the Keystone XL pipeline has been comprehensive and favorable, yet President Barack Obama continues to stall approval of the project. U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, has been a strong advocate for the pipeline, casting a favorable floor vote with 18 other Democrats.



Bill Hodgkins: Approving the Keystone pipeline strengthens national security

The debate on the Keystone XL pipeline has been vigorous, yet President Obama continues to stall approval of the project.



Nicolas J. Gutierrez: Ethanol mandates drive up expenses

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion - at least at the national level - about the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).



Fix Renewable Fuel Standard

America's small businesses have seen the number of demands placed upon us by regulators at every level of government grow at a rate limited only by ability of various taxing agencies to take our money and turn it against us.



Fuel standards

As the owner of Palmetto Creek Farms, I am extremely concerned about the impact of this country's Renewable Fuel Standard on my business. Over the past three years, my farm has faced hardship and struggled to break even in the wake of rising grain and fuel prices.



Brown Approves California Regulations on Oil Fracking

California Governor Jerry Brown, preparing the state for development of the largest shale-oil reserves in the U.S., signed into law regulations for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a process that has been criticized by environmental groups.