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High Home Heating Costs

As Nation Enters Deep Freeze, Congress Is Making Sure Poor Americans Stay Cold

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Large sections of the United States are being frozen by the grip of winter, with a weather system known as a polar vortex bringing subzero temperature...

Alissa Scheller

Here's How Congress Is Making Sure Poor Americans Stay Cold This Winter | Alissa Scheller | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

Sequestration's budget cuts mean thousands of families will be left in the cold this winter. Congress cut funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assis...

What You'll Be Spending More On This Winter

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Money

Oct 10 (Reuters) - U.S. households that mainly use heating oil to warm their homes should pay 19 percent more for it this winter compared to a year ea...

Staying Warm: Easy Steps To Weatherize Your Home, Instead Of Turning Up The Heat

Planet Green | Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whether you live in an old home that has stood the test of time, or a newer, more energy-efficient one, bring in extra warmth without breaking the ban...

Fuel Poverty in UK, Government Faces Court Action VIDEO >>

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Spyros

BBC News video segment: The UK government faces court action over claims millions are in fuel poverty despite a pledge to eradicate it. [today is Bl...

As Congress Procrastinates, Many Communities Face a Cold Reality

Freddie Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Freddie Wilkinson

There's a real possibility that low income families will not be able to afford enough oil to last them through the coldest months, and will have to choose between food, medicine, or a warm home.

One Answer to New England's Home Heating Crisis

Freddie Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Freddie Wilkinson

Steve Frechette is an oilman. So I was a little surprised when I dropped by his house on a muggy July day to find him standing waist deep in a trench...

High Oil Prices Fuel Winter Heat Fears

AP | JERRY HARKAVY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nowhere in America, it seems, are people more apprehensive about the prospect of a $3-a-gallon winter than in Maine. Motorists nationwide may grumble...