New Natural Gas Pipeline Proposals For U.S. West Cause Controversy

Eco Friendly Daily

There are currently dozens of proposed plans for infrastructure, renewable energy, oil and natural gas that are concerning environmentalists in the United States. The Ruby pipeline, proposed by the El Paso Corp., An additional concern for the El Paso proposal is the amount of water required for the project. Recent details of the proposal by El Paso Corp.

The 20th Anniversary of the Environmental Justice Executive Order

Sierra Club Compass

EJCP has worked closely with communities in: Appalachia, Detroit, El Paso, Flagstaff, Memphis, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Puerto Rico and Washington DC. Coal Dirty Fuels Health Natural Gas Oil Politics Tar Sands On a very snowy winter's day February 11, 1994, President Clinton signed a historic executive order: EO 12898, "Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations."

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Wall Street Worries About Kinder Morgan’s Safety Record

Sightline Daily

The firm was the author of a failed scheme to export huge volumes of coal on the Columbia River in Oregon, and it is lobbying heavily to triple its oil pipeline through British Columbia in a bid to move more tar sands oil to Washington refineries and Asian markets. Related Stories What Caused the Lac-Mégantic Oil Train To Explode? How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic in Idaho Sightline on Coal and Oil Schemes in the Northwest.

Energy Sprawl is the Largest Driver of Land Use Change in the U.S.

Nature Conservancy - Science

To put that number into perspective, it’s the equivalent of the entire state of Texas – from Amarillo to Brownsville, El Paso to Houston with a little bit left over. This means that many areas previously unsuitable for oil and gas development – as much as 1.3 When produced from dedicated energy crops, the land use efficiency of biofuels is significantly lower than that of oil production. Research Update from the NatureNet Science Fellows.

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Refineries Across U.S. Closing Due to Weak Fuel Demand

Green (Living) Review

which temporarily shuttered a major refinery over the summer, said that it would permanently close its Delaware City oil refinery and lay off 550 workers. El Paso, Texas-based, Western Refining Inc. So, while we see refineries close in the United States there are off the British coast tens of oil tankers at anchor.

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