Power Hungry: The States That Use The Most And Least Energy Per Capita

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Aug 102017
 

With the fracking boom unlocking a gusher of natural gas, multinationals have been spending tens of billions of dollars to construct manufacturing plants on the Gulf Coast powered by all that cheap energy to churn out plastics and chemicals. And that’s …
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The United States Of America’s Vulnerable Infrastructure

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Jul 312017
 

This article is a call for action on an issue that has important implications for the U.S. – the fact that infrastructure on which we are highly dependent can be compromised by deliberate action by our enemies

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CDP Helps Cities, States, and Companies Report and Manage Climate Change Data

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Jul 252017
 

CDP (formally the Carbon Disclosure Project) is the world’s largest environmental disclosure platform for cities, states, regions, and companies that want to track and manage their carbon and climate change data. I sat down with Katie Walsh, the Senior Manager of the Cities North America, to discuss the disclosure movement, and how cities around the world are taking a stand against climate change.

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Alarming animated map shows how Oklahoma and its neighboring states have been hit by frequent earthquakes since fracking began in 2009

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Jul 232017
 

They add, however, that it is not merely fracking causing the tremors, but the result of injecting wastewater at depths well-below the fracking horizon. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking is the process of injecting a liquid chemical mixture and sand at …
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Oil drops 1% on fears that Gulf states cutting ties with Qatar will scuttle OPEC deal

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Jun 052017
 

Joe Chidley: You can thank Donald Trump if oil prices keep falling at this rate Grains of sand: How fracking has caused a surge in demand for one of the world’s oldest commodities U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures were at US$ 47.15 a barrel …
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The Truth About Oil And Gas In The United States

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Mar 162017
 

The same can not be said about oil and gas production in federal waters. For a time, production in the Gulf of Mexico has been prosperous until the rise of fracking brought down the price of drilling for natural gas on land. In order to drill in offshore …
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There’s Something Very Weird Happening to Weather Across the United States – ATTN

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Dec 192016
 

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The frigid weather is being called 'weather whiplash,' a term used to describe rapid shifts between extreme temperatures. These periods have been linked to manmade climate change, Dr. Joe Room wrote for Think Progress in 2015.

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Earthquakes decline as states limit disposal wells for fracking wastewater

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Dec 032016
 

The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped dramatically since late May, when the state limited injections of wastewater from fracking into underground wells, an Associated Press statistical analysis shows. And a new scientific study says the state is …
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Alabama, Tennessee, & Georgia Declare States Of Emergency As Gas Shortages Loom After Pipeline Leak

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Sep 182016
 

The leak has prompted Alabama Gov … state or nationwide basis with immediate and catastrophic consequences for the populace. Mansfield Oil, a fuel distributor, has warned its customers to take fuel savings measures and to place their orders early.
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States’ efforts to curb fracking-related earthquakes appear to be paying off

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Aug 162016
 

While fracking itself is rarely the cause of quakes, it is one reason there is so much more wastewater to dispose of, Bidgoli said. Injection wells have been safely used for wastewater disposal for decades, with permission from the U.S. Environmental …
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