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Natural Gas Is the New Top Dog in U.S. Energy Production

A new report puts natural gas ahead of coal in the U.S. energy production portfolio.
July 14, 2015, 10am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The Associated Press reports that natural gas overtook coal as the leading source of electric power generation in the United States earlier this year.

The news comes via analysis by the research company SNL Energy, which found that in April 2015, 31 percent of electric power generation came from natural gas, and 30 percent from coal.

The article also explains how the dramatic shift in energy production over the past few years occurred.

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Published on Monday, July 13, 2015 in Associated Press via Chicago Tribune
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