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Fukushima Daiichi Disaster

Written at SFSU 2017

On March 11, 2011 a magnitude 9 earthquake right off the coast of japan was the biggest the Island has ever seen.  654 more words

Power Plants

Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project, India

By Peter Liao, SFSU, 2017

About 1/3 of India’s population lives without electricity[1]. In 2005-06, the Indian Ministry of Power proposed developing coal-powered Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPP) to generate large amounts of low cost electricity… 902 more words

Fossil Fuels

Greening Redondo: Living Plants May Replace Obsolete Power Plant

By Rebecca James, Secretary

South Bay Parkland Conservancy

Many Redondo Beach residents have spent much of the 21st century successfully fighting off dense residential development proposals for the AES power plant site in favor of plans for a future park. 377 more words

Ministry of Electricity and Energy state three new natural gas-fired power plants will have the capacity to meet all of Yangon’s energy demands

Three new natural gas-fired power plants with a combined production capacity of in excess of 450 megawatts are expected to commence operation before the end of May 2018. 31 more words

EPA Chief Announces Reversal Of Obama-Era Curbs On Coal Plants

In a speech in Kentucky on Monday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said the old rules aimed at reducing carbon dioxide were tantamount to declaring war on the coal industry. 29 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

'War on coal is over' says Trump's EPA chief as admin crushes Obama's climate plan

(National SentinelAffordable Energy: The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dumping a plan approved by President Obama that would have resulted in drastically higher electricity rates for all Americans without doing  468 more words

Executive Branch

Trump EPA to propose repealing Obama's climate regulation: document

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose repealing the Clean Power Plan – the Obama administration’s centerpiece regulation to fight climate change – and plans to solicit input on a rule to replace it, according to an EPA document seen by Reuters. 48 more words

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency