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7/6/2013
In February 2010, Tom Jiunta and a small group of residents in northeastern Pennsylvania formed the Gas Drilling Awareness Coalition (GDAC), an environmental organization opposed to hydraulic fracturing in the region. The group sought to appeal ...   
5/3/2013
I went to a meeting earlier this winter in the Colorado Governor`s Office. I’m not a regular. The Governor, John Hickenlooper, Hick to his friends, had called the meeting with Boulder County Commissioners to discuss the county’s draft ...   
18/12/2012
The U.S. expanded its oil production this year by the most since the first commercial well was drilled in 1859, upending a belief that Americans were increasingly hooked on foreign crude. Domestic output grew by a record 766,000 barrels ...   
6/2/2012
You wouldn’t know it from the Republicans, but these are boom times for American energy.And you wouldn’t know it from President Barack Obama, but he has very little to do with that.From the presidential campaign trail to Congress, ...   
9/9/2011
Top Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee asked the Justice Department today seek a stay of a Wyoming judge's decision to toss the Interior Department's oil and gas reforms. Reps. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Rush Holt (D-N.J.) ...   
4/8/2011
In Arid South African Lands, Fracking Controversy Emerges The contentious practice of hydrofracking to extract underground natural gas has now made its way to South Africa’s Karoo, a semi-desert known for its stark beauty and ...   
14/4/2011
The Obama administration said on Wednesday it will "take a fresh look" at plans issued under the prior Bush administration to develop commercial oil shale and tar sands in three U.S. states. The Interior Department said its Bureau of ...   
13/4/2011
Dr. Jeremy Boak, a leading expert on oil shale technology at the Colorado School of Mines, says the Obama administration is dragging its feet on oil shale production in the United States much the way the Bush administration stalled on climate ...   
13/4/2011
The Obama administration said on Wednesday it will "take a fresh look" at plans issued under the prior Bush administration to develop commercial oil shale and tar sands in three U.S. states. The Interior Department said its Bureau of ...   
24/2/2011
The documentary "Gasland" brought the term "hydraulic fracturing" into the nation's living rooms. With its sharp and sustained criticism of gas drilling, it highlighted the growing debate that has come with a boom in the country's domestic energy ...   
26/5/2009
In the musical "Urinetown,' a severe drought leaves the dwindling supplies of clean water in the hands of a corporation called Urine Good Company. Urine Good Company makes a fortune selling the precious commodity and running public toilets. It ...   
28/1/2009
Offshore drilling on the table, Wall Street Journal
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar indicated Tuesday that the Obama administration could be open to expanded offshore drilling and is considering doing away with a controversial program that allows oil companies to pay in kind for oil and natural gas ...   
22/1/2009
A proposal issued in the final days of the Bush administration to expand offshore drilling in previously banned areas will move forward under the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama, an Interior Department spokesman told Reuters on ...   
21/1/2009
An order from President Barack Obama may put on hold a proposal issued in final days of Bush Administration to expand offshore drilling in previously banned areas, an Interior Department official told Reuters on Wednesday.Shortly after ...   
5/1/2009
No commercial oil shale development is expected in Colorado for several years, but some Republican legislators want to start laying the groundwork to manage the resource that some estimates put at more than 1 trillion barrels of ...   
22/12/2008
The Colorado River, the life vein of the Southwestern United States, is in trouble. The river's water is hoarded the moment it trickles out of the mountains of Wyoming and Colorado and begins its 1,450-mile journey to Mexico's border. It ...   
20/11/2008
Outgoing US presidents traditionally use their last few months in office to leave some kind of legacy, an indelible sense of their administration's defining philosophy. It looks as if George W Bush is not about to break with ...   
25/10/2008
A key issue in the Rocky Mountain West this political season is how to tap Western oil reserves that could be twice as large as Saudi Arabia’s -- but are encased in rock. “At a time when Americans are screaming for energy independence, ...   
30/9/2008
President George W. Bush today signed a consolidated appropriations bill that funds government operations through March 2009, including disaster relief. The measure also lifts a long-standing legislative ban on offshore oil and gas leasing ...   
10/8/2008
House Republicans, who've been hounding Speaker Nancy Pelosi for weeks over her refusal to allow a vote on new domestic oil drilling, are plotting a high-stakes confrontation this fall that could spark a shutdown of the federal ...   
28/7/2008
THE AMERICAN Automobile Association reported last week that summer gasoline prices may have peaked — news that will be particularly welcome if it takes the steam out of two wrong-headed energy proposals from Washington. Democrats have ...   
12/7/2008
A coalition of 10 environmental groups has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a sale next month of oil and gas leases on the Roan Plateau, an area with pristine backcountry that nearby residents, Gov. Bill Ritter and others hope to ...   
22/3/2008
With oil prices surpassing $100 per barrel, talk of extracting the black gold wherever it can be found in Utah and elsewhere is raising red flags for environmental groups. The most recent complaint came this week from 26 ...   
23/1/2008
Bill Reinert, who helped design Toyota Motor Corp.'s Prius hybrid, hovers in a helicopter 1,000 feet over Fort McMurray, Alberta. On this clear November morning, he's craning for a look at one of the world's largest petroleum reserves ...   
21/11/2005
MAHOGANY TEST SITE, Colo. — Tucked into a ravine and hidden behind ridges standing like stony sentinels is the site of Shell Oil Co.'s ultra-experimental, highly anticipated 30-year project to unlock oil from vast underground beds of ...   

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