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Turning Trash Into Gas May Finally Be a Thing

Published: 
Sat, 07/23/2016 (All day)

At WasteExpo 2016, the annual conference of the National Waste & Recycling Association, some 600 exhibits fill three cavernous floors of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Gleaming garbage trucks are on display, along with scrap metal shredders, conveyor belt systems, and pumps for spritzing deodorizer onto fetid landfills. Video screens show trash being sorted or baled, compacted or pulverized, by machines that resemble oversize Tonka toys.

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Southern California braces for summer blackouts due to Porter Ranch gas leak

Published: 
Mon, 04/11/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

State officials warn that Southern California could face as many as 14 days of scheduled blackouts this summer because of depleted reserves of natural gas caused by the massive leak in Aliso Canyon.

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How can gas company offset emissions from the Aliso Canyon leak? Regulators offer a plan

Published: 
Mon, 03/28/2016 (All day)

To offset greenhouse gas emissions from the massive Porter Ranch leak, Southern California Gas Co. could pay to plug abandoned wells, install methane-gobbling digesters at dairy farms and help people buy more efficient furnaces and water heaters, state regulators say.

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Gas company warned of possible well failure when it sought a rate hike in 2014

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Thu, 03/24/2016 (All day)

In 2014, Southern California Gas Co. asked state officials for a rate hike to pay for an ambitious, "highly proactive" safety program to test all 229 of its active natural gas injection wells "before they result in unsafe conditions."

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Experts Eye Oil and Gas Industry as Quakes Shake Oklahoma

Published: 
Sat, 12/14/2013 - 8:31pm
Category: 
Energy

Mary Catherine Sexton has been rattled enough.