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June 4, 2012 New York landowners seek to overturn fracking banSource: Reuters
A group of upstate New York landowners has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn a temporary ban on natural-gas drilling in the city of Binghamton. The five property owners claim the Binghamton city council and Mayor Matthew Ryan...
June 4, 2012 Nuclear, coal power face climate change risk-studySource: Reuters
SINGAPORE, June 4 (Reuters) - Warmer water and reduced river flows will cause more power disruptions for nuclear and coal-fired power plants in the United States and Europe in future, scientists say, and lead to a rethink on how...
June 4, 2012 Removal of billions of gallons of water from the earth’s surface arouses new opposition to frackingSource: Ohio.com
The southeast Ohio resident is upset that the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, which collects surface water from Akron’s south side all the way to Marietta on the Ohio River, is selling water from one of its reservoirs...
On the car's exterior, you'll find an electric charge port in place of an opening to gas up. The Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit advocacy group founded in 1969 at MIT, uses scientific analysis to address social issues...
Source: SeaCoast online
Battle lines are being drawn in Washington and around the country, including in New Hampshire, over a proposed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule that would limit the carbon dioxide emissions on new power plants.
June 2, 2012 Oil prices sink after weak US jobs report adds to worries about a global economic slowdownSource: Washington Post
Oil prices plunged Friday as bleak reports on U.S. job growth and manufacturing heightened worries about a slowing global economy. Here’s how energy contracts traded
Source: NY Times
PAVILLION, Wyo. — It has been more than four decades since the first well was drilled in the natural gas field beneath this stretch of slow rolling alfalfa and sugar beet farms. But for some who live here, in the shadows of the...
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Chesapeake Energy Corp. said it drilled the largest oil gusher in the company's 23-year history at a "significant" discovery in the Anadarko Basin of Texas and Oklahoma. The Thurman Horn 406H well in the Hogshooter formation...
Air and water pollution from natural- gas and oil production using hydraulic fracturing moves across state lines, so the drilling should be regulated by the federal government, a Cornell University scientist said. The process,...
June 1, 2012 BP considers selling its stake in TNK-BPSource: AP
MOSCOW (AP) — British oil giant BP said Friday it could sell its 50 percent stake in its Russian joint venture TNK-BP. TNK-BP, Russia's third-largest oil producer, is a joint venture between BP and AAR, a consortium of Russian...
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