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BP Finally Caps Money It’s Been Spilling Out Into The Gulf

BP Finally Caps Money It’s Been Spilling Out Into The Gulf

BP’s long, flammable nightmare is finally over. It has agreed to a record settlement to cash out all of the federal and state claims against it arising from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. From the Wall Street Journal: BP PLC on Thursday agreed to pay $18.7 billion to settle all federal and state claims arising… Keep reading →

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This weekend our country celebrates 239 years of independence, as well as our collective belief in equality and unalienable rights – enumerated in the Declaration of Independence as “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Heading into Independence Day 2015, it’s fitting to draw some connections between American energy and American life, liberty and the… Keep reading →

Rain or Shine: We Cycle For Science

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Cycle for Science — the brainchild of Rachel Woods-Robinson and Elizabeth Case — is a 4,000 mile bike ride from San Francisco to New York. Along the way, Case and Woods-Robinson will make stops at classrooms and summer programs to teach science, talk with teachers and encourage girls to continue studying science, technology, engineering and… Keep reading →

EPA And Corps Issue Rule Defining “Waters Of The U.S.”

U.S. Trade Deficit Reaches All-Time High

On June 29, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) published a final rule defining “waters of the United States.”

Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

As the U.S. economy keeps churning out new jobs, the energy sector continues to lose steam after a crash in oil prices has put a damper on the oil and gas production boom. But the impact is being felt unevenly in communities that rely heavily on energy jobs, according to a CNBC analysis of labor… Keep reading →

Anti-Fracking Activists Rally In Washington

A new website is drawing attention to the fracking issue in a way that has never been done before. FrackFeed.com was recently launched by North Texans for Natural Gas, a grassroots program of over 110,000 people who support drilling in the Barnett Shale. It’s about educating the public on fracking, as well as exposing how… Keep reading →

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A more informed utility is a smarter utility. One way that utilities are getting more informed is the use of predictive analytics developed for Adaptive Planning solutions. As the concepts involved with Adaptive Planning are embraced by the industry, utilities will find a better understanding of their asset management programs and improved operational strategies. “Adaptive… Keep reading →

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The Vatican may consider divesting its holdings in fossil fuels without a categorical commitment, a Catholic church official has stated, despite Pope Francis’s call for bold action to fight climate change and global warming. “The statement – made at a press conference on Wednesday to discuss the pope’s recently released encyclical on the environment –… Keep reading →

Buckle Up For The #LabsRoadShow

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With the Fourth of July right around the corner, what’s more American than taking a road trip? Join us as we embark on the National Labs Road Show, a virtual journey to meet the people, places and extraordinary science of the Department of Energy’s National Laboratories. The Road Show is happening here on Energy.gov, Instagram,… Keep reading →

Arctic drilling

Amazing regulation is bad for Shell, walruses, and people, all at the same time.

Owner Of Empire State Bldg Objects To Proposed Nearby NYC Skyscraper

The state of New York has released a sweeping plan for its energy future, featuring strengthened commitments to clean energy over the next four decades.

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