Energy & Fuel

PFAS From Fracking Waste May Pollute Nearly 100 Sites In Pa., Ohio And W. Va.

"Waste from fracking wells that used PFAS – commonly known as “forever chemicals”– has been dumped at dozens of sites across Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia — all of which could face contamination of soil, groundwater and drinking water as a result."

Source: EHN, 12/08/2022

Alberta Withholding List Of 100s Of Dangerous Oil And Gas Sites From Public

"The regulator overseeing the energy industry in Alberta has kept the public in the dark for at least three years about a confidential list featuring hundreds of potentially dangerous sites contaminated by oil and gas development in the province, The Narwhal has learned."

Source: The Narwhal, 12/07/2022

Scientists Thought Carbon Emissions Had Peaked. They’ve Never Been Higher

"Near the end of 2020, as the covid-19 pandemic continued to rage, a few climate scientists and energy experts made a prediction. They estimated that emissions from fossil fuels — which had just plummeted thanks to the global pandemic — might never again reach the heights of 2019. .... They were wrong."

Source: Washington Post, 12/07/2022


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