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Yedlin: Natural resources minister tries to reassure oilpatch

On the day Alberta’s unemployment rate was revealed to have reached 7.4 per cent, exceeding the national rate for the first time since 1988, and in a week where energy companies released a slew of bad news, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr faced an audience of oilpatch representatives seeking reassurances the federal government will support pipeline project construction. 748 more words

Energy

White River Conservation District’s annual meeting recap

From the White River Conservation District via the Rio Blanco Herald Times:

More than 100 people enjoyed the White River Conservation District’s annual meeting Friday at the Meeker Fairfield Center.

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Colorado Water

Environment: Mercury deposition increasing in West and Midwest

Asia’s power plants affect U.S. environment

Staff Report

Mercury levels in precipitation are increasing in the central U.S. but steadily dropping along the East Coast, scientists reported in a new study. 602 more words

Environment

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What are you doing with the lower oil costs?

Oil prices have remained stubbornly low and there are few signs they will increase. Daily we read about the impact on the fossil fuel industry. What is less heard is the impact on our climate change and sustainable energy policies. 1,026 more words

Climate Change

Climate: From Global to Local

Globally, 2015 was officially the hottest year on record… by a long shot. Data from NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as well as meteorological agencies in Britain and Japan all reveal the same. 593 more words

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Obama administration seeks reduction in methane emissions from oil and gas facilities on public lands

The U.S. Department of Interior has proposed regulations aimed at limiting the amount of a potent greenhouse gas emitted from oil and natural gas exploration wells. 558 more words

Obama Administration

5 Reasons Why Senate Energy Modernization Bill Is Anything but Modern

By Nicholas Loris – Re-Blogged From The Daily Signal

Several senators want to advance a massive energy bill called the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. 1,222 more words

GDP & Employment