Chronicle Energy Items: 1.12.08 to 1.14.08

Some of the energy related stories in the Chronicle or at over the weekend and today:
Houston energy trading is regaining its vigor: When Citigroup decided to move its energy trading business from New York to Houston in 2004, Stu Staley got an earful from his colleagues and competitors.
Dynegy partnership one step closer to Georgia plant: Dynegy Inc. and LS Power Group’s plans for Georgia’s first coal-fueled plant in more than two decades advanced as an administrative law judge upheld the $2 billion project’s air-pollution permit.
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Oil’s rise could have impact of tax hike: Washington Post — Just at the moment the U.S. economy could use a boost, the recent surge in oil prices is having the opposite effect.
Long Island LNG terminal moves step closer to reality: (AP) — A liquefied natural gas terminal proposed for Long Island Sound moved a step closer to approval Friday with a finding by the staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that the project would have no major environmental impact on the region.