T. Boone Pickens, a Texas-size businessman, calls it quits

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Jan 212018
 

On his 65,000-acre ranch in the Texas Panhandle, an expanse full of wildflowers and rolling hills, Pickens, 89, had erected a $ 6 million rig and started pumping fracking fluid into … In 1983, Mesa began to buy Gulf Oil stock. Pickens then pressured …

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Antarctica calls for tradies and ladies – NT News

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Jan 122018
 

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ONE of the worst things about living in Antarctica is a complete lack of the colour green, according to Alice Springs sparky Zachary Lockhard. “There's no green in Antarctica — when you step outside there's nothing but white,” he said. “We're growing

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Pruitt Calls For End To Tax Credits For Wind & Solar

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Oct 112017
 

Scott Pruitt told an audience at the Kentucky Farm Bureau on Monday that he is in favor of ending all tax credits for wind and solar power as soon as possible

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Top Trump adviser calls for reviving controversial natural gas project on Oregon’s coast

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Apr 212017
 

Because the United States has recently become such a major natural gas producer thanks to the fracking boom, the opportunity to export … But FERC shows many additional pending applications for the Gulf Coast. It doesn’t show any for the U.S. east …
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SolarCity Study Calls For Revamped Electric Grid

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Feb 092016
 

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A revamped electric grid could yield huge cost savings, states a SolarCity study. Reacting to the California-based study, SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive said Californians could save $ 1.4 billion a year if modern technologies are better incorporated into the way electricity is stored and delivered. Rive added if states revamp the utility business model to fit 21st century [&hellip

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Oil-spill expert calls for more baseline oceans data on industry dime

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Sep 252015
 

Photo courtesy of NOAA. Despite the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Gulf of Mexico remains one of the biggest oil drilling areas in the U.S. According to the Energy Information Administration, offshore drilling in the Gulf supplies 17 percent of the U.S …
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California Calls For 50% Renewable Electricity By 2030

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Sep 162015
 

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The state of California just created an ambitious goal, as well as a significant milestone, for itself on the road to a sustainable energy and climate ecosystem, thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 350, which sets the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 50% by 2030. SB350, which was sponsored by Senate President pro Tem [&hellip

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Fracking Study Undercuts Environmentalists’ Calls for Regulation

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Jun 052015
 

“Ongoing physical integrity of the wells and handling the millions of gallons of wastewater coming back to the surface after fracking, over the lifetime of each well, are even bigger challenges.” And the biggest worry now about fracking, is one that …
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To Quiet Calls for Fracking Curbs, Texas Bans Bans

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Jun 042015
 

Residents who oppose fracking argue it has polluted Denton’s water and object to increased drilling within 200 feet of the town’s parks, homes and schools. “What city is proud of permitting hazardous industrial waste next to children’s bedrooms?”
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Green movement calls Obama fracking rules a ‘giveaway’ to oil and gas industry

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Mar 222015
 

The tone was set by Americans Against Fracking, a coalition of 250 environmental and liberal groups that includes Greenpeace, MoveOn.org and Food & Water Watch, which dismissed the regulations in a statement as “toothless.” “[I]nstead of following …
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