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North Dakota’s Oil Spill Record: 85 Pipeline Accidents in 20 Years

Published: 
Wed, 12/14/2016 (All day)

Environmentalists who oppose the controversial Dakota Access pipeline have a message for the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the incoming Trump administration: When it comes to pumping oil across North Dakota, past is prologue, and that’s bad news for human health and the environment.

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U.S. officials cut estimate of recoverable Monterey Shale oil by 96%

Published: 
Mon, 05/26/2014 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

Federal energy authorities have slashed by 96% the estimated amount of recoverable oil buried in California's vast Monterey Shale deposits, deflating its potential as a national "black gold mine" of petroleum.

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Jimmy Carter Urges Obama To Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

Published: 
Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:14pm
Category: 
Energy

Former President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday announced his opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline, joining a group of Nobel laureates urging President Barack Obama to reject the project.

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Dual Turning Point for Biofuels

Published: 
Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:00pm
Category: 
Energy

There is an old joke in the energy business that advanced biofuels are the fuel of the future, and always will be.

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