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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How a 3rd-generation Philly-area business is surviving the coronavirus pandemic: ‘Whatever it takes’

Williamson Caterers is one of the country’s more than 28 million small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic, some of which may never reopen.

Confusion prevails as Mariner East pipeline gets construction waivers by mistake

The builder of the contested pipeline network had said Tuesday night that it got additional waivers to complete work at several sites on the 350-mile-long project. The permission was rescinded.

More Limerick nuclear plant workers test positive for coronavirus; refueling to continue

About 23 of the quarantined workers show symptoms, Val Arkoosh, the chair of the Montgomery County Commission, said Tuesday.

One in six Pennsylvania workers has now filed for unemployment since coronavirus shutdowns started

Nearly 284,000 Pennsylvanians filed initial unemployment claims last week, bringing the state’s total to nearly 1.1 million through three weeks, or 16.3% of the state’s workforce.

Limerick nuclear plant worker tests positive, raising coronavirus fears during refueling outage

Exelon has notified Montgomery County health officials that a contract worker at the Limerick Generating Station tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday night.

Why does Pennsylvania have so many more unemployment claims than even larger states?

Pennsylvania is on track to surpass 1 million unemployment claims in just 3 weeks. Why is it worse here than most larger states?

Citgo must pay for a massive 2004 Delaware River oil spill, Supreme Court rules

The former owner of a Philadelphia area asphalt refinery is liable for a massive 2004 oil spill in the Delaware River and must pay back millions of dollars in cleanup costs, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday.

Pa. allows some Mariner East pipeline construction to continue despite the coronavirus shutdown

Sunoco Pipeline appealed directly to Gov. Tom Wolf, arguing it needed to complete some work “to ensure the continued safety, integrity, and stabilization of these construction sites.”

For many Philly-area garden centers, the coronavirus outbreak brings a silent spring

Independent garden centers say that because of a bureaucratic quirk, the pain is being inflicted unequally across their industry as big-box stores with garden supplies are allowed to stay open.

Construction on Penn Medicine’s new $1.5 billion patient tower escapes the shutdown

One project that will have to shut down is the contentious Mariner East pipeline project, which failed to make the cut on the revised list of “life-sustaining” businesses.