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The American Petroleum Institute wants to expand oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and along the Atlantic coast.  API says safety isn’t a concern this time. 

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The average gas price in Florida is lower than it’s been in more than two years, and experts say it will continue to drop. An abundance of oil and changes in driving patterns are helping the decline.

At about $3.20 per gallon, Florida is seeing the lowest price in regular-grade gasoline since July of 2012. Traditionally, gas costs drop slightly as summer travel comes to an end and consumers settle into the school year. But spokesman for AAA’s Florida division, Mark Jenkins, says more factors are contributing to declining prices.

Oil and Water

Environmentalists and oil executives don’t often sit down to talk to each other. In this program you'll hear two candid conversations with prominent alternative energy advocates and top energy executives who have very different visions for powering the future.You'll also hear from Pulitzer Prize winning author Steve Coll, who wrote a revealing profile of Exxon Mobil and its campaign to discredit climate science.

Capital Report: 02-13-2012

Feb 13, 2012

A move to stop a prison privatization plan from moving forward failed to pass out of the Senate Tuesday. As Sascha Cordner, this comes ahead of Tuesday’s vote on the effort where both sides have been making a last ditch effort to plead their case.