Andrew covers how we produce and use energy, and any related societal benefits and harms. He also covers gambling because in business, as in life, there is no sure bet.

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Pa. approves Aqua America’s $4.3 billion expansion into natural gas. Now it wants to be Essential

The PUC approved the Aqua's $4.3 billion acquisition of one of the state’s largest gas utilities, completing the Bryn Mawr firm’s transformation into an “infrastructure company.”

For sale: 1,300 acres in South Philly. Next 7 days could decide the fate of bankrupt refinery.

The 1,300-acre property, which is larger than all of Center City, could be sold to one buyer, or broken up into pieces and sold to several buyers.

Firefighters battle two-alarm blaze at NE Philly recycling center

Philadelphia firefighters on Sunday battled a two-alarm blaze at a Waste Management recycling facility in Holmesburg. The company said the fire was "minor."

Greg Browne, Philadelphia paramedic, dies at 53

Greg Brown was a modern Renaissance man whose career ranged from commercial pilot to television reporter to paramedic with the Philadelphia Fire Department.

South Philly refinery, a big polluter, shut down 6 months ago. So, do we have cleaner air?

There is a lot of data, but neither the scientists who monitor the data, nor city officials seem to have a clear answer.

Brushing aside climate concerns, U.S. clears way for gas pipeline in Philadelphia area

Brushing aside a debate about climate change, the federal government approved the project, which would repurpose an existing oil pipeline to carry natural gas to Delaware County.

Giant Philly steam plant that heats hospitals, Museum of Art, and UPenn has a new owner

A French company, AIP, is buying the Center City district steam heating system, best known for its towering Grays Ferry power plant and sidewalk vapor clouds.

Mini casino with 500 slot machines to replace Sears at this Pennsylvania mall

Pennsylvania on Wednesday approved the state’s third “mini casino” license, and the second to occupy a former anchor department store location in a regional mall that has suffered from an exodus of conventional retailers.

Three underage gamblers sneaked into the Rivers Casino Philadelphia. It cost the casino $62,500 in fines

In one instance, an underaged patron consumed alcohol and enrolled in the casino’s loyalty program.

Federal officials will let LNG be shipped by rail to Greenwich Township port

Energy Transport Solutions LLC wins approval to rail up to 100 tank cars of LNG, produced from fracking Pennsylvania shale gas wells, to the Repauno Port and Rail Terminal in Gloucester County.