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Fracking may indeed be causing earthquakes in Texas, according to UT study

Since 2008, Texas has seen a surge of small to moderate tremors. Scientists have linked those in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to the disposal of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing, but none in North …

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Climate Change, Florida, Texas, & The 2020 Election — CleanTech Talk with Mike Barnard

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down again with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, to talk about a number of hot topics, including shifting public opinion on climate change and the role of climate action plans in the next presidential election. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded SoundCloud player is a brief summary of the topics covered, but tune into the podcast to follow the full discussion

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Boom or bust, fracking is permanently changing Texas and undercutting OPEC

Fracking technology has fundamentally changed the oil and gas … Work hasn’t stopped on pipelines designed to connect the Permian and other oil fields to the Gulf Coast. And earlier this month …

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Environmentalists Say Bill Being Considered by Texas Senate Would Let Companies Dump Fracking Waste Into Waterways

Environmental groups are warning that a bill passed by the Texas House and now awaiting discussion in the Texas Senate would give fracking companies a license to pollute the state’s waterways. House …

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ENGIE North America Announces 160 Megawatt Texas Wind Farm

ENGIE North America, the local subsidiary of French multinational utility company ENGIE, announced this week that it has started construction of the 160 megawatt (MW) Jumo Hill Wind Project in Texas, which is expected to be completed and brought online by spring of

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From worn-out sandlot to ‘bursting with production,’ Texas monster field revives U.S. oil fortunes

‘Very, very scary’: This mammoth new shale drilling method is about to supersize the future of fracking The great … its proximity to refineries on the Gulf of Mexico. Some shale fields …

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How An Oil Boom in West Texas Is Reshaping the World

But in the first decade of the new millennium, fracking and horizontal drilling … Many of the refineries sprinkled across the Gulf Coast aren’t built to work with U.S. crude oil, which is …

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Greek Shippers Cop To Texas Oil Leak, Will Pay $4M Fine

Law360 (November 27, 2018, 8:07 PM EST) — Two Greek shipping companies pled guilty in Texas federal court to dumping oil from the ballast tanks of a ship while docked in Houston and Port Arthur and h…

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Texas Gulf Coast exports more oil than it imports for the first time

Rapid technological advances in fracking, the process of unlocking oil and gas deep … The Houston-Galveston region comprises multiple ports of entry along the Texas Gulf Coast, including Houston, Te…

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Fracking without Freshwater at a West Texas Oilfield

Fracking has revived the Permian after years of flat output … Texas lawmakers considered two bills this year that would require oil and gas companies to recycle oilfield wastewater, though neither became law. Much of west Texas is still very dry after …

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