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Indonesia’s freeze on palm oil plantation permits lacks transparency: industry watchdog

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Indonesia’s freeze on palm oil plantation permits lacks transparency, making it difficult to assess its effectiveness, and the government should provide updated information, an …

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SunPower Oasis Platform Permits Faster, Less Expensive Solar Power Plant Installations

SunPower Oasis solar power plant

Based on its experience installing over 1,000 large scale solar power plants worldwide, SunPower has created a new business unit to provide customized, low cost solar systems for the utility industry.

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DOI bureaus hit with suit over fracking permits

Two environmental groups have filed a suit in a U.S. District Court against the Department of the Interior (DOI) for allegedly failing to comply with federal law regarding the impact of hydraulic fracturing and acidizing being conducted at oil production p …
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Obama administration OK’s dumping 76 billion gallons of wastewater into Gulf of Mexico before quietly approving hundreds of offshore fracking permits

(NaturalNews) Over the course of his presidency, Barrack Obama transformed from a politician who spoke of the need to wean the country from its dangerous dependence on oil to one who boasted of how much he had done to boost domestic oil drilling.
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Plumpton fracking: Cuadrilla granted environmental permits

“The right controls are in place to manage waste and the flaring of gas safely, and protect local water resources.” Anti-fracking campaigners say fracking is harmful to the environment. Residents Action on Fylde Fracking (RAFF) said it was “gravely …
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Natural gas fracking: repeated short-term water permits legal, judge rules

A judge will not stop the flow of fresh water from British Columbia’s lakes and rivers to hydraulic fracking operations, but did recognize the issue as a growing public concern. The Western Canada Wilderness Committee and the Sierra Club filed a petition …
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Gulf coast oil businesses still suffering as drilling permits slow down after BP spill: study – Xinhua News Agency

HOUSTON, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) — U.S. Gulf coast economies have been suffering from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, as oil and gas businesses have to lay off workers and relocate away from the region with government permits for deepwater drilling …
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State moves to streamline environmental permits; enviros fear that may mean gutting regulations

State moves to streamline environmental permits; enviros fear that may mean gutting regulations
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Brightwater gets Ecology permits – Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

BELLEVUE — The state Department of Ecology issued two permits to King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division for the Brightwater Treatment Plant system. The five-year permits are the plant’s first water quality operating permits. They are a National …
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Longview Fibre looking to boost biomass energy production, permits pending – Longview Daily News

Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging is seeking state permits to boost its onsite biomass energy production to help power the mill, the state Department of Ecology announced last week. Ecology is accepting public comment on Longview Fibre’s plan to increase …
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