Water energy

Pipeline developer accused of statewide drinking water contamination – CBS Pittsburgh

(AP) – The Pennsylvania Attorney General on Tuesday filed criminal charges against the developer of a troubled pipeline that transports natural gas liquids from the Marcellus Shale gas field to an export terminal near Philadelphia . Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the case at a press conference at Marsh Creek State Park in Downingtown, where Sunoco Pipeline LP released thousands …

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CleanTechnica Interview with Energy Vault CEO: PSH Energy Storage & Recycling Coal Ash

I was recently invited to interview Energy Vault President, Co-Founder and CEO Robert Piconi, who shared some of Energy Vault’s latest accomplishments and what sets it apart from its competitors in the storage industry. ‘energy. Energy Vault’s mission is to accelerate the decarbonization of our planet by introducing the most advanced, environmentally friendly and economical energy storage technologies. Robert explained …

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Conservation groups oppose Biden administration’s energy rental plans

Conservation groups protest the Biden administration’s plan to open nearly 750,000 acres of public land for oil and gas rentals / Rebecca Latson file The Biden administration’s decision to open nearly 750,000 acres of public land for oil and gas leasing has drawn criticism from conservation groups who say the move runs counter to past statements by President Biden on …

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Arcadia’s Director of Public Works Announces Retirement

Arcadia’s director of public works services, Tom Tait, has announced his retirement after a 38-year career in public service. Mr. Tait has been Director of Public Works Services since 2010. “It has been my greatest honor to hold the position of Director of Public Works,” Tait said. “I have enjoyed helping to shape the built environment of this community and …

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Riverkeeper chooses new leader at pivotal moment

People look out over the Hudson River and New York City. | AP Photo ALBANY – Riverkeeper, a historic organization that started with a patrol boat to catch polluters on the Hudson River, has selected its first female leader. Tracy Brown, regional director of water protection at Save the Sound, will become president and Hudson Riverkeeper of the nonprofit on …

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Beginning of trade on the UK-Norway power cable, with both markets facing constraints

Workers lay a NordLink submarine interconnect power cable to connect Norway and Germany in the Vollesfjord fjord near Flekkefjord, Norway, May 31, 2018. REUTERS / Lefteris Karagiannopoulos // File Photo OSLO, September 30 (Reuters) – Nordic power exchange Nord Pool will hold its first auction on Thursday to trade electricity on a recently launched interconnector between Norway and Britain as …

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SSE says weak wind and dry conditions are affecting renewable energy production

A wind turbine photographed in, Camelford, Cornwall, at sunset. Ashley Cooper | Corbis | Getty Images Energy giant SSE said its renewable assets produced 32% less electricity than expected between April 1 and September 22 thanks to historically dry, low wind conditions. This equates to 11% of his production target for the entire year. “This deficit was caused by adverse …

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BLM Lease Sale Seeks to Expand Geothermal Power in New Mexico

1 hour ago Public lands Through Hannah grover | 1 hour ago As part of an effort to increase renewable energy, the Bureau of Land Management will host a virtual geothermal lease sale this fall for three plots totaling nearly 4,000 acres. These plots are located in Hidalgo and Sierra counties in southwestern New Mexico. It comes after President Joe …

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Either way, the United States needs bold climate action now

After this summer, there may not be a need for a climatologist to state the obvious, but I will: Man-made climate change has become a major problem, not only around the world, but also in the USA. And it’s getting worse quickly. In the southwestern United States, climate change is hitting hard in the form of heat waves, Sandstorm and …

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