Water Advocates Plan to Sue Over Marcellus Wastewater

A pair of water advocacy groups claim that two Pittsburgh-area treatment plants have been discharging oil and gas wastewater without proper permits.

March 14, 2011

DOE: Global Warming Holds Serious Consequences for Energy Sector

Climate change, also known as global warming, poses significant challenges for the energy industry, according to a U.S. Department of Energy report out last Thursday. Everything from oil and gas exploration to all varieties of power generation to energy trading and risk management could see a shakeup as temperatures rise around the globe.

October 22, 2007

Interior Secretary’s Action on ROW Road Claims on Public Lands Sparks Controversy

Outgoing Interior Secretary Gale Norton was expected to sign a memorandum Wednesday that could open the door for states and local governments to assert rights-of-way (ROW) claims to thousands of miles of roads on public lands in the West, a move that environmentalists claim could lead to development of wildlife refuges, public parks and federal lands.

March 23, 2006

California Government, Utility Sources Provide Hurricane Relief Help

California’s governor and its largest utility pitched in Wednesday to provide help in the recovery effort in the wake of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation, and local governments quickly volunteered fire and public works personnel and equipment for the ravaged Gulf of Mexico coast in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. On Thursday the governor added assistance from the California National Guard.

September 2, 2005
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