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Plum residents, environmental groups ask Governor Wolf to stop fracking waste injection well

The risks of toxic chemical and radioactive contamination of drinking water, mine subsidence and potential for earthquakes, and road degradation from hundreds of trucks were cited as reasons to oppose …

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Alaska governor pitches LNG exports to Japan

Two projects are under consideration to export LNG, and the Alaskan government has approached Japan about taking part. As the U.S. continues to increase its gas output through fracking, production …

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California governor encouraged by oil spill cleanup effort

“I’m seeing progress,” Newsom said on a visit to the site, where the oil and water are contained in a dry desert creek bed. The leaks are known as surface expressions, which can be caused by injecting …

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Environmentalists Call On Governor To Ban All Types of Fracking, Not Just Some

Two bills currently moving through the legislature (SB 7064 and HB 7029) would ban two types of fracking but not a third type called matrix acidizing. The matrix acidizing process injects acid into …

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Health Professional Advocacy Group Sends Letter Thanking Lt Governor Nuñez on Fracking Ban

“Dangerous drilling practices, including matrix acidizing, hydraulic fracturing, and acid fracking, could contaminate our aquifers with the toxic chemicals used in the fracking process.” Florida is un…

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New Jersey governor: Ban fracking, all related activities in Delaware River Basin

treatment and disposal of fracking wastewater and water withdrawals for natural-gas drilling outside the basin. Murphy and the commission have been under relentless pressure from fracking …

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Ohio Governor Asks Elon Musk To Save Lordstown Assembly Plant

Ohio Governor John Kasich tweeted Elon Musk last week about Tesla taking over the General Motors factory in Lordstown, Ohio. Elon replied he might consider doing so and promised an answer next year.

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Governor Urged to Block Discharge of Fracking Waste in Delaware River Basin

A ban on fracking in the watershed is expected later this year, but there’s still a proposal to allow discharge of fracking waste in the region. Murphy is being asked to prevent that happening With a …

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California Governor Jerry Brown Calls for Greater Transparency for Corporations

This press release comes to us from the good folks at CDP. I really believe that businesses have the power (and responsibility) to drive change towards a more sustainable planet, and it’s great to hear that California Governor Jerry Brown has made a call to some major corporations asking them to become more transparent with [&hellip

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Cleantech Champion Antonio Villaraigosa Wins My Vote For Governor

You may have read about Antonio Villaraigosa’s work as Mayor of Los Angeles here before. After all, he was instrumental in starting the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, which has helped many great cleantech companies bloom and grow. These companies have also created great jobs in California. But he has done much more than that as a cleantech champion in a state of cleantech champions

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