natural gas

Despite Trump’s Promise, Economics Will Hasten Coal’s Decline

As the natural gas boom continues and renewable prices fall, it's economics -- not regulation -- that nudges utilities away from coal-fired power…

RAN: Texas Rio Grande Valley Under Threat from Natural Gas

According to Rainforest Action Network, liquefied natural gas terminals proposed in southern Texas cities such as Brownsville pose a long-term threat to both…

This Small Alabama Town Highlights CSR Shortcomings in Natural Gas

Residents of a small Alabama town are still complaining of foul odors eight years after a mercaptan spill at a Mobile Gas facility.…

Global Cartels, Food Prices and Poverty: What’s a Bit of Dirt Worth to You?

After many years of speculation about what causes global food shortages, two researchers claim to have finally found the culprit. (And no, it's…

Life After Coal: Spotlight Shifts to Natural Gas Emissions

Now that natural gas has claimed the No. 1 power generation title from coal, the industry should probably brace for an increase in…

San Bruno Verdict Extinguishes PG&E’s Image as a Corporate Citizen

Although PG&E lists a long portfolio of actions on how it is a trusted community partner, the outcome of the San Bruno litigation…

Canada’s Fracking Earthquakes Move Legislatures to Act

British Columbia and Alberta are seeing a boom in earthquakes. And it's enough to pressure both governments to call for further investigation.

North Dakota’s Economic Whiplash is Not Sustainable

As oil prices plunge and fossil fuel giants shed workers, places like North Dakota are left with a case of economic whiplash that…

Infographic: The True Cost of Fracking

To make up your mind for yourself, run your eyes over this new infographic, which outlines the statistics both ‘for’ and ‘against’ the…

New Earthquake Report = More Hurt for U.S. Fracking Industry

A new report totes up the potential earthquake risk from fracking and other oil and gas operations in Oklahoma, Texas and other states.

Coming to an Embattled Community Near You: Gas Companies With Chainsaws?

Academy-award nominated filmmaker Josh Fox was arrested on Thursday while serving pancakes at an anti-pipeline protest. In this op/ed, he shares why he's…

Friends and Foes Alike ‘Stunned’ as Feds Nix Natural Gas Terminal in Oregon

In a stunning move, permission for a proposed liquified natural gas export terminal in Oregon has been denied by the Federal Energy Regulatory…

Porter Ranch Residents Move Back Home, Gas Plant Remains Closed

Now that the four-month-long methane leak has been stopped, Porter Ranch residents have been told they can move back into their homes. A…

Yet Another Study Links Fracking And Water Contamination

Dog bites man: Yet another report nails fracking as the source of contamination in drinking-water resources.

Fossils Gone Wild: Underground Hazards Link California and Oklahoma

A pattern of willful ignorance links the California methane leak, swarms of earthquakes in Oklahoma and water contamination in Michigan.
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