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No 'Significant' Oil Or Gas Leaks In Colorado? Watch This Video
Hello, Denver? We have a problem. Read more...
Colorado Flooding: Deaths, Dramatic Rescues, Fracking & Broken Oil Pipeline
A dramatic air-lift rescue of 85 camping 5th-graders, 5 confirmed deaths, a broken oil pipeline with more at risk, flooded fracking sites, and it's still raining in Colorado. Read more...
The Solar Capital Of New England
As a result of innovative work being done by Green Mountain Power, Senator Bernie Sanders said Rutland is becoming "a real spark plug for the rest of the state and the rest of the country." Read more...
Prime Minster Stephen Harper’s hopes for the approval and construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which will transport Alberta tar sands crude across the US to refineries and export facilities in the Gulf Coast, hit a stumbling block this summer when Obama announced he will take Canada’s growing emissions problem into account when considering the project’s fate. Read more...
Renewable Energy Overpowers ALEC
Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia have RPS laws on the books, requiring a certain percentage of utilities to derive power from renewable sources. Read more...

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Aubrey McClendon's penchant for "land grab" as a business model made the recently-ousted Chesapeake Energy CEO infamous - and he's at it again for his new start-up hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") company in Ohio's Utica Shale basin. Read more...
Ohio Environmental Regulator Says Resignation Forced By Coal Industry
The water division chief claims Republican Governor John Kasich ordered his resignation. Read more...