Fossil & Biomass

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County officials dubious of company's waste-to-energy plan

Oct 23 - Florida Keys Keynoter (Marathon, FL) - A proposal to turn Florida Keys yard waste into a renewable energy source could save Monroe County more than $6 million over the next decade. More...

Coal terminal opponent signed Cylvia Hayes to contract a year before Kitzhaber opposed project

Oct 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jeff Manning The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. - A company hired to persuade Gov. John Kitzhaber to block a massive coal export terminal had a year earlier retained First Lady Cylvia Hayes as a consultant. More...

More layoffs in coal country

Oct 23 - Logan Banner, The (WV) - After warning in August that hundreds of miners could lose their jobs, Boone County-based Coal River Energy has laid off 130 mine workers. More...
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DTE Biomass dedicates renewable energy facility in N.C.

Oct 23 - PR Newswire - DTE Biomass Energy today celebrated the completion of its 9.6-megawatt landfill gas-to-energy project at the Uwharrie Environmental Landfill in Mt. More...

GE Gas Engines to Power Phoenix Energy's California Bioenergy Projects

Oct 22 - Targeted News Service - General Electric issued the following news release:

GE's Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE), Western Energy Systems and San Francisco, California -based Phoenix Energy today announced they have signed an agreement for GE to supply an undetermined number of ecomagination qualified Jenbacher gas engines to power a series of bioenergy plants that Phoenix Energy plans to build around the Golden State. More...

Few violations found under new dust rules fought by coal industry

Oct 22 - Lexington Herald-Leader (KY) - Nearly all air samples collected from coal mines in August and September complied with stricter new limits on dust even though the industry had argued it would have trouble meeting the standards, federal regulators announced. More...

Articles 

By Wayne M. Kovach
On: August 22, 2014
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, was banned in New York state in 2008 to study its effects on the environment. Since then, there have been numerous debates on whether or not fracking would be beneficial for more...
By Wayne M. Kovach
On: August 15, 2014
Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a hot topic. There has never been a middle ground on the technology; people are either for it or against it. more...
By Shlomi Palas
On: August 13, 2014
At the start of the New Year, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and his Administration announced final statewide commercial food waste disposal ban regulations to take effect on October 1, 2014. The ban will divert food more...
By Wayne M. Kovach
On: August 1, 2014
You're not likely to hear this at the neighborhood bar, and beer and wine makers are aiming to keep it that way. The rise in fracking operations worldwide in recent years has sounded alarms in more...
By Kirk Edelman
On: July 18, 2014
When we talk about solutions for our nation’s energy needs, the conversation is often framed as an either/or choice between generation from renewable sources and from fossil fuels. Based on my experience investing in global more...

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