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Same Car Companies Slashing Away At EPA Emissions Rules Are Promoting Electric Cars

fast charging networkThe same companies behind the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers have created a new campaign to educate consumers about the advantages of electric cars. Are they the world’s biggest hypocrites?

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Ex-Colorado oil and gas regulator drills into new pipeline rules

He spent four years as director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), from … There’s much, much more integrity monitoring [to check for leaks]. It used to be an annual pressure test or [using sensors for] continuous monitoring.

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Trump Rollbacks Target Offshore Rules ‘Written With Human Blood’

But in early March, the number of drilling rigs used in the Gulf was just 14, compared with 145 at the industry’s peak in 2000. The downturn was set off by a drop in oil prices, competition from fracking and other sources and, local businesses will tell …

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Indonesia eyes lax palm oil rules in EU trade deal: leak

Palm oil giant Indonesia is pressing the European Union to abandon plans to apply strict environmental standards to the sector and silence “negative” criticism about the commodity, documents obtained by AFP have revealed. The papers, marked “not for …

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Trump Takes Aim at Obama-Era Rules on Methane Leaks and Gas Flaring

The methane rules were designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions, capture fuel the oil and gas industry could sell … to wipe out the requirements that operators monitor and detect leaks of methane, the main component of natural gas, and capture and …

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Trump tearing up fracking rules on federal lands

They would have stipulated careful treatment of wastewater flowing back out of the ground after injection, insisting that it be stored in aboveground storage tanks rather than in pits. Given that many of the most disturbing fracking accidents occurred in …

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Trump is tearing up fracking rules on federal lands. Be alarmed.

They would have stipulated careful treatment of wastewater flowing back out of the ground after injection, insisting that it be stored in aboveground storage tanks rather than in pits. Given that many of the most disturbing fracking accidents occurred in …

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NY Fracking Waste Rules Not Good Enough, Environmental Groups Say

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. Environmental advocates’ efforts to make changes to the way New York regulates solid waste came up short as the state Department of Environmental Conservation on Sept. 20 finalized …
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Delaware River Basin Commission Moves Ahead on Rules to Ban Fracking

Environmentalist greet ban with approval, but are less pleased with regulations that will address how fracking wastewater will be disposed of in the region The Delaware River Basin Commission yesterday formally began the process of drafting new rules to …
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Oil Companies Leaking Benzene Lobbied Against Pollution Rules

A plume of benzene was detected in the air over Houston after four fossil fuel companies reported leaks of the highly toxic carcinogenic compound. Benzene can cause a slew of health effects including rapid heart rate, tremors and headaches; even brief …
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