New nationwide rules to curtail the practice of burning off excess natural gas from oil and gas wells on federal land took effect as scheduled this week after a judge said he saw no urgent reason to block them while a lawsuit moves ahead.
Archive for month: January, 2017
About 475 wells that oil companies have used to dispose of wastewater from their drilling operations in California must shut down by Feb. 15, as state regulators move to protect aquifers that were supposed to be shielded by federal law.
Seriously, if we made all our fuel in America we could create not just thousands, but potentially millions of jobs. What gives? Read more
Well, never let it be said that this site’s readers don’t practice what they preach. We asked our Twitter followers when they thought they would buy their very last gallon of gasoline ever. Remarkably, one third of them (35 percent) said they had already done so.
Toyota Motor Corp. and four of its biggest car-making peers are joining oil and gas giants including Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Total SA with plans to invest a combined 10 billion euros ($10.7 billion) in hydrogen-related products within five years.
Chevrolet has released a state-by-state distribution schedule for the Chevy Bolt in 2017, with the all-electric compact crossover going nationwide during the third quarter.
Energy Transfer Partners has filed a motion to bar the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from initiating an environmental study for its controversial Dakota Access pipeline crossing at Lake Oahe in North Dakota.
In a powerful testament to the warming of the planet, two leading U.S. science agencies Wednesday jointly declared 2016 the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set just last year — which, itself, had topped a record set in 2014.
Tests conducted on Fiat Chrysler vehicles show they are compliant with regulations and contain no emissions defeat devices as alleged by Germany, Italy’s transport ministry said.
We’re now entering a new era, though. One in which our cars record everything going on in an effort to save our lives and improve their own reliability.