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Duke Energy makes major progress cleaning up Ohio River oil spill

CINCINNATI, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Duke Energy continues to make major progress cleaning up an overnight spill on Aug. More...

Ameren: 1,200 megawatts of natural gas needed to comply with emissions rules

Aug 19 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Ameren Missouri says it will need to add 1,200 megawatts of combined cycle natural gas generation by 2020 in order to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions linked to climate change. More...

Duke Energy spills fuel oil into Ohio River

Aug 19 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Bruce Henderson The Charlotte Observer - About 5,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River late Monday at Duke Energy's W.C. More...
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Scientists keeping an eye on carbon-dioxide injections

Aug 18 - Hal Bernton The Seattle Times - In a major test of carbon-dioxide-storage technology, more than 865,500 tons of this gas has been injected since 2011 into the Mount Simon sandstone, a porous sedimentary-rock formation. More...

Exelon, politics and Illinois' low-carbon future

Aug 15 - Chicago Tribune (IL) - As a series of policy meetings kicks off Monday in Chicago to begin hashing out a plan to cut carbon emissions in Illinois, Chicago-based Exelon is busy pulling political strings to ensure it is rewarded financially for its nuclear power plants, which produce electricity without emitting carbon. More...

ScottMadden Issues New Energy Industry Update

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released The Energy Industry Update. more...

Articles 

By Alastair Turner
On: August 21, 2014
Much has been made of the potential for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Europe's evolving energy mix. However, its progress has stalled in recent years with concerns around cost, complexity and potential health and more...
By Rick Barnett
On: August 20, 2014
On 6/25/13, the Obama administration released their "Climate Action Plan" (CAP). This re-confirmed the nation's 2020 goal from the 2009 Copenhagen Accord, to reduce carbon emissions to a level 17% below 2005. more...
By Wayne M. Kovach
On: August 8, 2014
In what equates to an even amount of political agenda and appalling foolishness, Wyoming has become the first state to reject a new science curriculum proposed by national education groups because it dares to include more...
By Richard McCormack
On: July 23, 2014
The effects of human-induced climate change are being felt in every corner of the United States, with water growing scarcer in dry regions, torrential rains increasing in wet regions, heat waves becoming more likely and more...
By A.K. Shyam
On: July 16, 2014
It is certain that fossil fuels are likely to be exhausted sooner or later. It is rather satisfying that ‘Fossil Fuels’ sustained the global energy needs till date. Although there were no serious issues of more...

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Overshoot Day: 3 Ways Corporations Can Save Our Resources

By James Gowen - Today is Earth Overshoot Day, which is the annual marker of when human resource demands exceed nature's budget. How are more...
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Fight To Stop Climate Change Must Include the Rainforest

By Jessica Kennedy - Most of us are concerned about how climate change will affect our corners of the world, but we need to more...

Apply Biomass Pellet Fuel to Avoid Haze Weather Pollution

By Sarah Xiong - Pellet fuel is one new recyclable biomass fuel made from various woody plants like branches, leaves, grass and straws. Burning more...
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Briquetting Plant Makes Ease Transition To Cleaner Energy

By Deepi Makwana - Biomass briquetting plants can easy transform biomass waste into bio fuel. To reach the cleaner energy production from green waste more...
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Demand for Sand is So Fracking High

By Wayne M. Kovach - Tuck you in, warm within. Keep you free from sin. Till the sandman he comes. Those iconic words were sung more...


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