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Crisis in Middle East should remind us of the importance of fracking

President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency produced a detailed report in 2016 that described what can go wrong with fracking and what measures (spill prevention, wastewater treatment) …

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Brompton Challenges London Transit Riders To Hop On An Electric Bike Instead

Brompton electric bikeThe fine folks over at Brompton took to the tubes in London with a new pitch: ditch the usual commute in favor of a ride on one of Brompton’s lightweight, compact folding electric bikes. Most folks in the world still haven’t ridden on an electric bicycle, which makes the proposal that much more exciting

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America’s energy boom can’t stop oil prices from rising

The sun rises over an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of … before the 1991 Gulf War; after …

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Short-Term Impact on Oil Prices Seen After Attack on Saudi Facilities

several producing countries have ample spare capacity and American oil facilities have so far been spared from a damaging hurricane season. Meanwhile, a slowing global economy has moderated energy …

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Pa.’s failure on fracking waste

Ever since the natural gas industry began sinking deep wells in Pennsylvania more than a decade ago, the state government repeatedly has demonstrated that its regulatory expertise is a step behind the …

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7 Year Old Tesla Model S At 98% Battery Capacity Today

In a fresh Reddit discussion, the owner of a 7 year-old Tesla Model S explains that his battery is at 98% battery capacity today. This is another reminder of the reasons Tesla cars are much slower to depreciate in value. Any Model S already has long enough range that its battery can degrade significantly and it’s still a highly practical, no-compromises electric vehicle, but seeing such little degradation is that much better for initial owners and used car buyers

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Stakeholders respond to oil vapor leak at Marathon in southwest Detroit

DETROIT – Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, D-13th District, released a statement regarding a recent incident at the Marathon Oil Refinery in Detroit. On Thursday, an oil vapor leak caused road closures …

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Most Americans think climate change contributes to extreme weather events – CBS News

Most Americans think climate change contributes to extreme weather events  CBS News

Most Americans say climate change is happening and believe it contributes at least some to many extreme weather conditions.

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Many States Are Punishing Drivers For Owning An Electric Car

A new study by Consumer Reports show that many states are seemingly punishing electric vehicle (EV) drivers for owning an

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