InfraCo Africa & EkoRent Africa Partner To Accelerate Access To Electromobility In Kenya

InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), EkoRent Oy and EkoRent Africa (a subsidiary of EkoRent Oy) have signed a Shareholders Agreement, investing €1,000,000 to enable EkoRent Africa to scale up its pioneering NopeaRide electric mobility initiative in Nairobi


Dakota Access pipeline owners want to pump more oil through Illinois. Critics worry the move will increase the risk of leaks or a devastating spill.

Save Our Illinois Land and the Sierra Club filed objections to block the expansion, arguing that pumping more oil through the pipeline will increase the risk of spills and leaks along the rural route.

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“Clean Energy Access Can Change Lives,” Says Mariama Kamara, Founder Of Smiling Through Light

During our conversation, we talked about Sierra Leone’s main challenges, the injustice she experienced as a black woman in business, Africa’s difficult access to finance, and how women are a very important part of the solution to bring clean energy to all


The Fight to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline Continues—in the Bayous of Louisiana

It is meant to ferry crude oil that comes all the way from the fracking sites in North Dakota … reducing the basin’s ability to buffer storm surges from the Gulf and operate as a spillway for river …

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Australia to add Antarctica winter access –

ABC Online

Australia to add Antarctica winter access
Australia is building Antarctica's first winter-accessible paved runway. Winter access is rare when temperatures drop to minus 40 degrees at Davis station because countries only have access to summer-only ice runways, including Australia's Wilkins …
Site chosen for Antarctic year-round runway near Australia's Davis research stationABC Online
Australia plans new runway to give Antarctic research base year-round flight accessXinhua

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Standing Rock: Dakota Access Pipeline Leak Technology Can’t Detect All Spills

Assuming a flow rate of 600,000 barrels of crude oil per day, a leak of nearly 12,000 barrels per day could go undetected. “Right now, there are 18 inches of ice over the Missouri River, and we can’t sample the water to look for hydrocarbons,” Crow Ghost said.

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Activists: Palm oil must not get wider access to EU under Indonesia trade talks

The prospect of greater access for Indonesian palm oil to the 28-nation EU market is expected to dominate trade negotiations taking place this week. Environmental activists from both Indonesia and Europe warn that granting this access could lead to even …

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Five Spills, Six Months in Operation: Dakota Access Track Record Highlights Unavoidable Reality — Pipelines Leak

The series of spills in the pipelines’ first months of operation underlines a fact that regulators and industry insiders know well: Pipelines leak. To regulators like Bill Suess, who deals with a crude oil spill nearly every day as North Dakota’s spill …

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Native Americans Opposed To Dakota Access Pipeline Win A Round In Federal Court


dakota-access-oahe-dam-usaceA federal judge has ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers failed to study several important factors when it issued a permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline but did not order the pipeline to shut down.

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Oil leaks found in Dakota Access pipeline system

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Dakota Access pipeline and a feeder line leaked more than 100 gallons of oil in North Dakota in separate incidents in March as crews prepared the disputed $ 3.8 billion pipeline for operation. Two barrels, or 84 gallons, spilled due …
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