Despite Clean Power Plan Rollback, Everybody Still Hates Coal (CT Exclusive Interview)

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Oct 162017
 

If President Trump is serious about protecting US manufacturing jobs, he has a strange way of showing it. In just the past few days, his Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposed new protections for coal and nuclear power plants, which were met with a hail of invective from, well, pretty much everybody, including leading manufacturers as well as other top US businesses.

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Electric Vaporware Bonanza In Frankfurt, & Still No Tesla Competitors

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Oct 012017
 

At the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, we saw Mercedes, Volkswagen, and BMW all show some electric concepts. And most of them are really far-future concepts, the kind you find at auto shows but that never see the light of day. Here are some highlights

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Harvey is part of a pattern of extreme weather scientists saw coming. They’re still shocked. – Vox

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Aug 302017
 

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Harvey is part of a pattern of extreme weather scientists saw coming. They're still shocked.
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Adam Sobel, an atmospheric scientist who directs Columbia University's Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate, estimates that 5 to 10 percent of the rainfall was due to global warming (more conservative than the 30 percent estimate from Kevin
How extreme weather risk is creating a real estate insurance disasterCurbed
Hurricane Harvey a glimpse of an extreme weather futureCharleston Post Courier
Harvey marks the most extreme rain event in US historyWashington Post
Channel 4 News –Gizmodo –Bloomberg
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Utility CEO Says Paris Pullout Changes Nothing, Clean Energy Still The Future

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Jun 062017
 

The head of American Electric Power says Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accords does nothing to change the fact that clean energy is cheaper than coal and is the wave of the future.

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Massive offshore oil well leaked 10,500 litres into the ocean off Australia’s coast for TWO MONTHS – but officials ‘covered it up’ and still won’t reveal where it happened

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May 182017
 

The leak went on for up to 60 days and spilled oil at a rate of up to 175 litres a day, a spokesman told Daily Mail Australia. But Nopsema declined to reveal exactly where the spill occurred or the company involved, only that it occurred in the North West …
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BP’s leaking Alaska well stops spraying crude oil, still emitting gas

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Apr 192017
 

A well operated by BP Exploration Alaska on Alaska’s frigid North Slope is no longer spraying crude oil after leaks were discovered on Friday morning. To view the full article, register now. According to the Environment Protection Agency who made a …
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They Told A Fracking Company To Go Away. 3 Years Later, They’re Still in Court.

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Apr 182017
 

When Stacy Long learned in 2013 that a drilling company planned to dump its wastewater into an abandoned gas well two and a half miles from her house, she knew nothing about fracking, had never protested anything, and her legal knowledge amounted to zilch.
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Are Pipelines Safe? Saskatchewan Oil Leak Source Still Unknown As Canadian Authorities Prepare To Evacuate Spill Area

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Jan 252017
 

Canadian authorities continued clean-up operations Tuesday after last week’s massive oil spill on an aboriginal reserve as crews began preparations to evacuate the site in order to determine the source of the leak, Saskatchewan officials said. The …
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Location of oil leak into Pawcatuck River found; source still unknown

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Jan 222017
 

WESTERLY — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and U.S. Coast Guard are continuing to investigate after a leaking pipe along the banks of the Pawcatuck River left the downtown portion of the waterway covered in “a thin film” of …
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Methane’s On The Rise, But Regulations To Stop Gas Leaks Still Debated

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Jan 032017
 

Recent research shows that leaks from the natural gas supply chain are more widespread than previously thought. But the oil and gas industry believes the government is overreaching. That debate is likely to flare up when President-elect Donald Trump takes …
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