Energy & Fuel

"Federal Judge Orders Environmental Review Of Dakota Access Pipeline"

"A federal judge in Washington on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to conduct further environmental reviews of the Dakota Access pipeline but stopped short of halting oil-pumping operations pending further hearings beginning June 21."

Source: Washington Post, 06/15/2017

Fighting Climate Change a Lonely Battle in Oil Country, Esp. for a Kid

"RAYNE, Louisiana — As far back as Jayden Foytlin can remember, her cousin Madison came over to celebrate her birthday. The girls had been best friends since they were toddlers and spent nearly every weekend together, playing video games and basketball in their driveways."

Source: InsideClimate News, 06/14/2017

"Scientists Praise Energy Innovation Office Trump Wants to Shut Down"

"The debate over the future of energy innovation in the United States was renewed on Tuesday when a panel convened by the National Academy of Sciences released an in-depth report praising a key research office that President Trump wants to eliminate."

Source: NY Times, 06/14/2017

Gas Industry Brings Fake Grassroots Group To Eastern Pipeline Fights

"Amid intensifying fights over new natural gas pipelines in Virginia, New Jersey and New England, the gas industry is ramping up its defense with a new front group meant to appeal to East Coasters, who have mostly avoided the fights over oil and gas development that have rocked Western states."

Source: HuffPost, 06/14/2017

Amid Coal Ash Rule Challenge, Enviros Worry About Long-Term Monitoring

"With utility industry groups pressuring the EPA to change regulations on coal ash facility maintenance and cleanup, environmental activists in the Southeast worry that companies won’t be required to take responsibility for long-term monitoring of coal ash ponds and landfills."

Source: Southeast Energy News, 06/14/2017


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