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The latest data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) show that non-hydro renewable sources of electricity have grown significantly since Barack Obama took office.
The world's largest emitter and biggest importer of energy, China, has announced it will drop $382 billion in anti-pollution measures and energy conservation projects over the next three and a half years. It is hoped the investment will cut coal use by 300 million tons annually.
When the public views your industry with less regard than bankers, lawyers, and government officials, there is serious reason for concern.
The latest Gallup poll has found the oil and gas industry is the least popular business sector in America. For the second year in a row, the oil and gas industry has scored the most negative overall view by Americans.
David Letterman used his late night talk show as a platform to take on the oil and gas industry last night. For nearly two minutes, Letterman ranted about fracking and its potentially disastrous environmental effects.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked for a more extensive review of the permitting for the southern segment of the Keystone XL pipeline, according to the Associated Press.
A four-year study on hydraulic fracturing by New York's Department of Environmental Conservation is about to come to an end -- hanging in its balance is whether or not fracking will allowable in the state. The stakes are high and the public knows it -- the Department is currently weighing through 66,000 public comments.
President Obama has made one thing very clear this year: as long as he is in power, he will continue to tap the country's unrivalled unconventional natural gas resources. The President has also said he will develop this resource in a manner which will not harm the environment or public health.
A new law passed in Pennsylvania will allow doctors to access information about chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, but will restrict them from sharing that information with their patients.
Aboriginals joining forces to protest President Obama's Executive Order calling for the approval of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline were forced by local authorities to conduct their protest from a cage in a nearby park.
State officials have determined that at least 12 earthquakes that occurred in Ohio last December were caused by the injection of brine into hydraulic fracturing disposal wells. As a result of its findings [pdf], the state has established the nation's "toughest regulations" for the fracking disposal wells.
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