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Colorado Governor Proposes Strict Limits on Greenhouse Gas Leaks From Drilling

Published: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:13am
Category: 
Energy

Gov. John W. Hickenlooper of Colorado proposed on Monday tough new limits on leaks of methane and other gases from well sites and storage tanks.

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Fossil Fuels Receive $500 Billion A Year In Government Subsidies Worldwide

Published: 
Sat, 11/09/2013 - 9:19am
Category: 
Energy

Producers of oil, gas and coal received more than $500 billion in government subsidies around the world in 2011, with the richest nations collectively spending more than $70 billion every year to support fossil fuels.

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California issues proposed rules for 'fracking'

Published: 
Thu, 12/20/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

California Gov. Jerry Brown's administration proposes rules that would require more disclosure from oil companies in the state that employ hydraulic fracturing, also known as 'fracking.'

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To Stop Climate Change, Students Aim at College Portfolios

Published: 
Tue, 12/04/2012 (All day)

SWARTHMORE, Pa. — A group of Swarthmore College students is asking the school administration to take a seemingly simple step to combat pollution and climate change: sell off the endowment’s holdings in large fossil fuel companies. For months, they have been getting a simple answer: no.

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Let's Close the Information Gap About Fracking

Published: 
Mon, 06/11/2012 - 7:25am

 

The oil and gas industry wants to withhold information even from regulators about the exact formulation of the fluids injected into the ground during fracking, calling them trade secrets.

By Michael Hiltzik