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19/4/2014
The long wait for a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline grew even longer Friday, when the U.S. State Department announced it would allow more time for eight federal agencies to submit their views on the proposed project. The State ...   
16/4/2014
Days after the U.N.-backed climate change panel of scientists urged a radical shift toward wind and solar energy to slow accelerating greenhouse-gas pollution, U.S. state attorneys general on Wednesday focused on ramped-up production of fossil ...   
14/4/2014
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers was walking down Denver's 16th Street Mall recently when a Greenpeace activist asked if he'd like to ban fracking. It reflected the intensifying battle over how to balance public demands for a ...   
12/4/2014
A Winona environmental group is recommending that air monitors be installed around the city to measure the effect that the processing and shipping of sand used in fracking has on air quality. The Winona Citizen`s Environmental Quality ...   
8/4/2014
Come elections in November, the city of Denton could be split between two very different futures.The Denton Drilling Awareness Group (DAG) recently got enough signatures on a petition to place an ordinance banning fracking within city ...   
28/3/2014
Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis have sparred over education. The issues of officeholder ethics and equal pay have also surfaced. But in the head-to-head battle for Texas governor that began well before each party officially nominated its ...   
24/3/2014
A Pennsylvania judge could rule as early as this week on whether to modify his five-month-old injunction banning an anti-fracking activist from approaching lands leased by a Texas-based natural gas producer that effectively prohibits her from ...   
20/3/2014
Rep. Joann Ginal, D-Fort Collins, asked lawmakers Thursday to fund a study on the health impacts of the onslaught of drilling and hydrolic fracturing close to front-range communities. "Many Colorado families that live near oil and gas ...   
15/3/2014
Despite deaths, federal government does little to monitor oil industry safety By Lise Olson, Houston Chronicle Longview News-Journal The last thing Felipe Saiz saw from behind his trademark mirrored sunglasses was the vast sun-bleached ...   
15/3/2014
House Bill 819, "An Act to Study and Modify Certain Coastal Management Policies," became law in August 2012. It gave the Coastal Resources Commission four years to develop the state's official prediction for how fast North Carolina sea levels ...   
14/3/2014
The Environmental Protection Agency and BP have reached an agreement that lifts a ban on BP's ability to hold government contracts that has barred the company from bidding on oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters because of the massive ...   
12/3/2014
Louisiana is being slowly devoured by water. Hardly anyone disputes that. But beyond a shared sense of creeping panic, there’s little common ground in the state. As over 2,000 miles of coast have been eaten away over the last 80 or so ...   
20/2/2014
In this parched farming region, where the land flattens out and every drop of water is precious, another player has lined up at the spigot. On a recent sunny afternoon, a huge cylindrical tanker truck rolled up to a red city fire hydrant ...   
14/2/2014
Early on Tuesday morning, a Chevron-owned natural gas well in Greene County, Pa., burst into flames – and more than 72 hours later, it’s still burning. One contractor for Chevron is missing and presumed dead, and another was injured in the ...   
2/2/2014
Back in spring 2012, while walking in the deep woods of northern Ontario, Sonny Gagnon stumbled across a collection of surveying equipment among the towering spruce trees. Gagnon is chief of the Aroland aboriginal tribe, a band of 450 people ...   
30/1/2014
Shell has announced plans to slash its exploration and development spending from $46bn (£27.8bn) to $37bn this year and has ditched plans to drill in the Alaskan Arctic this summer. The cutbacks were unveiled by new chief executive, Ben ...   
20/1/2014
Radical Green MEP Jose Bove has pledged to help British communities resist fracking by French oil company Total. Last week, Total announced it was taking a 40% share in shale gas exploration and drilling in the East ...   
19/1/2014
The broad high prairie of eastern Wyoming and southern Montana was once the bottom of a shallow sea, a rich subtropical swampland for millions of years. Layers of plants began forming peat beds 60 million years ago, later to be buried and ...   
17/1/2014
January court appearances brought a rare victory for tar sands protestor Chris Wahmhoff whose felony charges were dismissed, while felony charges stuck for Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands members Barb Carter, Vicci Hamlin, Lisa Leggio and ...   
13/1/2014
Total has become the first major oil and gas company to strike a deal to explore for shale gas in Britain, boosting a technology which has brought cheap energy to the United States but which is bitterly opposed by environmentalists.The ...   
10/1/2014
Climate justice leaders send President Obama a message during at Nov. 7 White House protest. Valerie Jarrett Senior Advisor to President Obama The White House Washington, DC 20500 Dear Ms. ...   
5/1/2014
In at least four states that have nurtured the nation's energy boom, hundreds of complaints have been made about well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling, and pollution was confirmed in a number of them, according to a review that casts ...   
3/1/2014
Exxon Mobil Corp. subsidiary XTO Energy will have to face criminal charges for allegedly dumping tens of thousands of gallons of fracking waste at a Marcellus Shale drilling site in 2010, according to a Pennsylvania judge’s ruling on ...   
2/1/2014
The state of Pennsylvania appealed on Thursday against a December decision from the state Supreme Court that struck down parts of an oil and gas law. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court voted 4-2 in mid-December saying key provisions in Act ...   
2/1/2014
Mary Christina Wood has an unsparing view of the state of environmental protection in the United States today: On a host of fronts -- from climate change, to mountaintop removal mining, to the nationwide fracking boom -- the federal and state ...   

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