The Department of Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has finalized a plan to protect a unique subset of greater sage-grouse with habitat in west-central Nevada and eastern California, building on protections the federal government rolled out last year.
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Population change varied notably across four Pennsylvania counties and in nearby cities and towns that are home to a majority of the state’s Marcellus Shale development from 2000 to 2010, suggesting such trends are not linked to the level of economic activities in the areas examined, according to a new study.
Consumers generally favor increased domestic energy production but have mixed feelings about the current natural gas boom, a recent poll by the University of Texas at Austin (UT) found. In particular, the survey illustrates how sharply divided the public remains over the use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for well stimulation.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday the state hopes to avoid a lengthy court battle with the City of Longmont over newly enacted natural gas and oil drilling regulations, which challenge the state’s authority to regulate energy operations.
Population centers in the East aren’t likely to feel the worst of this summer’s heat, according to forecasters at Andover, MA-based Weather Services International (WSI), who said in a three-month forecast issued last week that they expect most of the season’s significant temperatures to be felt in the Plains and Rockies.
Population centers in the East aren’t likely to feel the worst of this summer’s heat, according to forecasters at Andover, MA-based Weather Services International (WSI), who said in their three-month forecast that they expect most of the season’s significant heat to be felt in the Plains and Rockies.
The prospects for expanding natural gas exploration and production (E&P) on federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in eastern Utah were given a boost by the federal agency on Friday, although the action drew strong opposition from environmental groups concerned about the impact on a rugged wilderness area.
Nevada’s two major private-sector electric utilities, now operating as NV Energy for the northern and southern portions of the state, last Friday filed their latest rate changes with the Nevada Public Utilities Commission (PUC). Decreases for power and natural gas retail utility rates are being sought in the north, while combined annual fuel cost adjustment and general rate adjustments in the south seek a net $77 million annual electric revenue increase.