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Environmentalists Are Taking California To Court Over Illegal Oil Industry Wastewater Injection

The illegal injections, according to the Center for Biological Diversity, are contaminating underground water in aquifers across the state, from Monterey to Kern county.

New Oil-By-Rail Regulations Are Big Win for Oil and Rail Industries, Won’t Stop “Bomb Trains”

Long-awaited oil-by-rail regulations are a guidebook for the oil and rail industries to continue doing business as usual

With Too Much of a Good Thing, Europe Tackles Excess Nitrogen

In Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and other countries, European governments are beginning to push farmers, industry, and municipalities to cut back on fertilizers and other sources of nitrogen that are causing serious environmental harm.

Shale Gas and Fracking: The science behind the controversy: Review

In conclusion, the central theme of this book evokes a world where issues are decided on by politicians and the public guided by neutral scientists who deliver the facts. But this fairy tale for the children begs all the difficult questions.

Underground Coal Gasification, the next extreme energy front?

Quietly, and with no public discussion, the Government has been putting in place a system of licences and financial assistance to kick-start a UCG industry in Britain.

Will New Mexico Double Down On Dirty Energy?

The future of energy development in New Mexico’s Four Corners region is at a crossroads.

The Environment: Increasing Waste

The other disheartening part of the story of the environment concerns the things we put back into it and the impact they have on the ecosystems that support all of life, ours included.

Fracking Moves To China, Part II  

 Host Alex Wise caught up with Mother Jones journalists Jaeah Lee and James West to talk about how U.S. oil and gas interests are exporting fracking around the globe and how the technology may pose risks in China that even exceed those associated with coal.

Fracking Moves To China, Part I  

Mother Jones journalists Jaeah Lee and James West spent a year investigating the ins and outs of the growing fracking industry in China. Host Alex Wise caught up with them to talk about how U.S. oil and gas interests are exporting fracking around the globe and how the technology may pose …

Peak Oil Review - Aug 18

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