Energy & Fuel

"Pipeline Spill By Dakota Access Company Could Have A ‘Deadly Effect’"

"The director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency on Monday blasted the pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners for a “pattern” of 18 spills of drilling materials and said that the size of the biggest spill could reach 5 million gallons, more than double original estimates."

Source: Washington Post, 05/09/2017

U.S. Wind Energy Surge: A New Turbine Rises Every 2.4 Hours

"The wind power industry just chalked up its strongest first quarter in eight years. Tax credits play an important role." "Every two and a half hours, workers installed a new wind turbine in the United States during the first quarter of 2017, marking the strongest start for the wind industry in eight years, according to a new report by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released on May 2."

Source: InsideClimate News, 05/05/2017


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