Florida Senate : Senator Dana Young Reintroduces Legislation to Ban Fracking in Florida

 Earth News  Comments Off on Florida Senate : Senator Dana Young Reintroduces Legislation to Ban Fracking in Florida
Oct 112017
 

SB462 bans fracking of all kinds including hydraulic fracking, acid fracking, and matrix-acidizing. Fracking is an oil extraction … millions of gallons of water a day to perform the fracking process and we certainly cannot afford the risk fracking …
fracking acidizing process – read more

Co-ops In Florida Make Rooftop Solar Possible For More People

 Earth News  Comments Off on Co-ops In Florida Make Rooftop Solar Possible For More People
Sep 122017
 

How does a co-op make rooftop solar systems more affordable? Ten people who band together to buy something usually get a better price than ten people acting individually. That’s the idea behind the St. Pete Solar Co-op, which began in 2016 when the local League of Women Voters partnered with Florida Solar United Neighborhoods, whose mission statement says it seeks to expand “access to solar by educating Floridians about the benefits of distributed solar energy, helping them organize group solar installations, and strengthening Florida’s solar policies and its community of solar supporters.”

Co-ops In Florida Make Rooftop Solar Possible For More People was originally published on CleanTechnica.

To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.


CleanTechnica

Fracking or oil drilling in Florida? Most candidates for Miami SD 40 either oppose it — or avoid answering

 Earth News  Comments Off on Fracking or oil drilling in Florida? Most candidates for Miami SD 40 either oppose it — or avoid answering
Aug 012017
 

The future of natural gas fracking in Florida and the fate of offshore oil drilling … administration to lease offshore drilling areas in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf. The comment period is open for 45 days, ending on August 17th.
gulf fracking – read more

Possible severe weather headed into Florida this week. – MyPalmBeachPost

 Earth News  Comments Off on Possible severe weather headed into Florida this week. – MyPalmBeachPost
May 232017
 

MyPalmBeachPost

Possible severe weather headed into Florida this week.
MyPalmBeachPost
The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a slight chance of severe weather for parts of Palm Beach County on Wednesday. Source: National Weather Service.
Severe storms forecast this week, 60 mph winds, isolated tornadoes possiblePalm Beach Post (blog)

all 12 news articles »

extreme weather – read more

Bill Would Let FPL Charge Florida Customers Hundreds of Millions for Fracking

 Earth News  Comments Off on Bill Would Let FPL Charge Florida Customers Hundreds of Millions for Fracking
Apr 282017
 

Gulf Power, Tampa Electric, and Duke Energy) charge its customers for random fracking “exploration” or “drilling” ventures around the country, even if those ventures don’t return any actual gas. The bills were proposed by State Sen. Aaron Bean and State Rep.
gulf fracking – read more

Gulf Power Settlement Preserves Solar Consumer Freedom in Florida

 Earth News  Comments Off on Gulf Power Settlement Preserves Solar Consumer Freedom in Florida
Apr 172017
 

The story of a solar push & pull in the Sunshine State goes on, this time with a good note: Floridians for Solar Choice writes that a Gulf Power settlement means customers will not have to face a huge fixed charge for having rooftop solar power

Gulf Power Settlement Preserves Solar Consumer Freedom in Florida was originally published on CleanTechnica.

To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.


CleanTechnica

Letter: Fracking should be banned in Florida

 Earth News  Comments Off on Letter: Fracking should be banned in Florida
Mar 232017
 

Florida legislators should support a bill banning hydraulic fracturing. Before the state even considers fracking, we should know what happens to the waste material that comes up with the natural gas. This flowback includes an array of toxic chemicals.
fracking wastewater – BingNews

Decision Florida on Gulf Coast Live: Proposed Fracking Ban Goes Before Florida Lawmakers

 Earth News  Comments Off on Decision Florida on Gulf Coast Live: Proposed Fracking Ban Goes Before Florida Lawmakers
Mar 172017
 

Friday on Gulf Coast Live features WGCU’s contribution to the statewide Florida Decides collaborative reporting project: an in-depth report looking at a proposed ban in Florida to hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as “fracking,” and other fracking-like …
gulf fracking – BingNews

Fracking ban in Florida gets early Senate support

 Earth News  Comments Off on Fracking ban in Florida gets early Senate support
Mar 082017
 

acid fracturing and matrix acidizing. The high-pressure process involves injecting large volumes of water, sand and chemicals into rock formations to release oil and natural gas from rock caverns deep underground. Environmentalists says it is too risky a …
fracking acidizing process – BingNews

Sabal Trail what? Florida lawmakers turn a blind eye to construction of a natural gas pipeline

 Earth News  Comments Off on Sabal Trail what? Florida lawmakers turn a blind eye to construction of a natural gas pipeline
Feb 212017
 

Young isn’t the only politician to voice opposition to fracking while staying silent on projects that … Meanwhile, the Sierra Club, Gulf Restoration Network and Flint Riverkeeper are in an ongoing lawsuit against the US Army Corps of Engineers for …
gulf fracking – BingNews