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National Enforcement Initiative: Ensuring Energy Extraction Activities Comply with Environmental Laws

US EPA (last updated Dec. 18, 2014)
http://1.usa.gov/1vlZ38h

[Fracking Insider] Recently released data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s National Enforcement Initiative demonstrate how intensely EPA’s enforcement program is focused on the oil and gas industry, especially within key shale plays and basins. 183 more words

Energy And Climate

Cargo Cult US Policy

   By Bob Shapiro

Melanesia includes island countries like Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Fiji, and Papua New Guinea. During World War II and other colonization eras, there developed what is called the Cargo Cult. 818 more words

GDP & Employment

Groups Say Mexico Disaster Illustrates Gas Danger

By Seneca Daily

Groups fighting the storage of propane gas in salt caverns near Seneca Lake sounded an alarm, noting that a gas explosion that severely damaged a hospital in Mexico City on Thursday came from gases identical to those Crestwood Midstream wants to store here. 359 more words

News

Cordova mayor answers citizens' concerns following deadly gas explosion

CORDOVA, Ala. (WIAT) – Cordova began restoring gas services Friday afternoon after dozens have been without since Wednesday’s deadly gas explosion. Even with working gas lines, many Cordova residence tell WIAT they are too afraid to use them. 427 more words

News

Energy efficiency in the Italian residential sector: is there a real opportunity or only bar talk?

Energy efficiency is often referred to as a hidden fuel. This definition is based on the assumption that if you are more energy efficient… 563 more words

Energy Policy

Is it really responsible for us to give tax$ to BigWind?

Is it responsible for our ELECTED legislators to continue to throw our taxdollars at BigWind? If you say, yes, please read this article, which compares the experience in the USA, along with other countries. 183 more words

Australia soon to be a world leader in natural gas

Australia’s mineral sector has long relied on iron ore and coal as some of the country’s largest exports. However, natural gas has come a long way, with the country expected to become a major provider of hydrocarbon resources in coming years. 669 more words

Power Generation