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It is our hope that President Obama – who took his first trip after being nominated for president to a Pennsylvania biodiesel plant – will hear our voices and instruct the EPA to follow through on diversifying U.S. transportation fuels.
The CEO of one of the world’s largest oil companies downplayed the effects of climate change at his company’s annual meeting Wednesday, telling shareholders his firm hadn’t invested in renewable energy because “We choose not to lose money on purpose.”
An oil industry lobby group successfully recruited a Canadian cabinet minister to deliver a pep talk and dispense strategic planning advice at a closed door meeting in a luxury Rocky Mountains resort, the Guardian has learned.
In the Central Valley, persistent poverty and outdoor air pollution levels combine to produce the highest rates of ER visits for childhood asthma in the state. While particulate matter and ozone air pollution levels are declining somewhat in the region, they still can be high enough to trigger asthma attacks.
Kansas City is famous for a lot of things — cattle, barbecue and jazz to name a few. Being a mecca for the green vehicle movement? Perhaps not so much. But that may change.
Pipes break. Equipment malfunctions. Human beings screw up. So long as oil is pumped from underground oil reservoirs — a technology both ingenious and violent — there will be spills.
Quite possibly, Iraq will not meet next month’s target for shipments, but it is likely to see continuing and robust increases in its production capacity.
Electric cars are currently in a variation of the innovation world’s infamous “valley of death,” the pre-profit period when most new products die. In this case, relatively few electric cars are selling well, mainly because they cost too much, go too short a distance before running out of charge, or both.
Plains Pipeline, the large Texas-based company responsible for the pipe that ruptured in Santa Barbara County, has accumulated 175 safety and maintenance infractions since 2006, according to federal records.
Lung and adrenal lesions found in dead bottlenose dolphins stranded along the Gulf of Mexico between June 2010 and December 2012 are consistent with the types of damage that marine mammals sustain from exposure to petroleum products after an oil spill, according to a new study published on Wednesday by researchers from the National Oceanic […]