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September 4, 2014 North Carolina Is The New Ground Zero In The Fracking DebateSource: Forbes
North Carolina is already a hub for key industries such as finance, tech, health care, and medicine. Now, as the state is poised to begin taking part in the energy boom that has been an economic boon to a number of gas-rich...
September 3, 2014 Why 2014 is the year of the energy-water nexus
Green Biz - Held every year in Stockholm, Sweden, World Water Week is led by the îStockholm International Water Instituteî and serves as a platform for over 200 collaborating organizations and 2,500 participants from...
September 3, 2014 China has more shale gas than any other country. But getting it out of the ground could be disastrous
Quartz - Thereâs a catch, though. More than three-fifths of Chinaâs shale resources are in areas where water is very hard to come by, as a new study by îWorld Resources Instituteî details. Thatâs...
September 3, 2014 India Recommends Canceling 172 Coal Mining PermitsSource: Bloomberg
India proposed canceling 172 unused permits to mine coal, while allowing 46 operational mines to keep working to address a Supreme Court ruling that struck down all coal-mine allocations made since 1993.
September 3, 2014 Water experts urge environmental rules for shale gas extraction
one.trust.org - energy and food nexus at the îStockholm International Water Instituteî (SIWI). âBefore that, we need to first understand clearly the impact of such extraction, devise policies based on that...
September 3, 2014 Halliburton reaches $1.1bn settlement over Deepwater Horizon oil spillSource: The Guardian
Halliburton Co, North America’s top oilfield services provider, said it reached a $1.1bn settlement for a majority of claims related to its role in BP’s fatal oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
September 2, 2014 7 reasons to claim water for life, not for coal
Greenpeace International - That someone must be YOU. Right now the most important event of the year on global water issues, îWorld Water Weekî, is happening in Stockholm, Sweden. More than 200 organisations from...
September 2, 2014 Communities going into power business to cut cost, carbon footprintSource: LA Times
Impatient with the pace at which states and the federal government are confronting climate change, communities from the coast of Massachusetts, Cincinnati, Chicago and Boulder, Colo., have begun taking steps to elbow aside big...
September 1, 2014 Shale drillers’ landfill records don’t match those of Pennsylvania DEPSource: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
EQT Corp. told the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection that it sent 21 tons of drill cuttings from its Marcellus Shale wells to area landfills in 2013. But landfills in southwestern Pennsylvania told a different...
Source: Huff Post
Environmental Entrepreneurs' (E2's) just-released quarterly jobs report shows that the number of new clean energy and clean transportation jobs announced in the second quarter of this year doubled from the previous quarter.
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