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Diana DeGette moves to regulate Suncor Energy pollutants over north Denver 20.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Rep. Diana DeGette announced Tuesday that she will soon introduce legislation requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to set emissions standards for hydrogen cyanide.
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Colorado’s tougher approach to oil and gas moves into House as Democratic lawmakers weigh climate change push 19.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
State lawmakers' attempt to re-focus Colorado's regulation of the $10 billion fossil-fuel industry advanced Monday with scores of supporters and opponents packing a first committee hearing in the House on the proposed oil and gas legislation.
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Local elected officials decry, welcome bill overhauling regulation of Colorado’s oil and gas industry 18.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The legislation overhauling how Colorado regulates oil and gas development would give cities and counties express authority to regulate the activity if they want to. Local elected officials' reactions to the bill are mixed.
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Industry momentum builds for nationwide methane regulation 15.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Industry momentum builds for nationwide methane regulation
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Industry momentum builds for nationwide methane regulation 15.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Industry momentum builds for nationwide methane regulation
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California’s wildfire threat could be an opportunity for clean-energy microgrids 15.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the untrained eye, the shipping containers clustered on the outskirts of Borrego Springs don’t look like an innovative clean-energy technology that could help California cope with wildfires.

But these containers, in the remote desert of eastern San Diego County, are packed with lithium-ion batteries...

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New Report Identifies Proactive Strategies to Manage California's Renewable Energy Transition 14.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Report Identifies Proactive Strategies to Manage California's Renewable Energy Transition
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Venezuela Crisis Explained: Safety, Economy, Politics 14.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Venezuela, once boosted by Hugo Chávez, is suffering one of the world's worst economic crises amid a political row between President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó.
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Senate Vote Crucial Step Toward Major Oil and Gas Reform in New Mexico 14.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Senate Vote Crucial Step Toward Major Oil and Gas Reform in New Mexico
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Officials say some wells can’t be operated at disputed South L.A. oil site 14.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles city leaders announced Wednesday that at least a handful of oil wells on a shuttered South Los Angeles drilling site can no longer be operated after the expiration of a city agreement with the company.

It is the latest attempt to chip away at the ability of Allenco Energy Inc. to reopen...

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BP and Environmental Defense Fund Collaborate to Reduce Methane Emissions 13.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
BP and Environmental Defense Fund Collaborate to Reduce Methane Emissions
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EDF and ExxonMobil discuss technology and regulation to reduce methane emissions 13.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF and ExxonMobil discuss technology and regulation to reduce methane emissions
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EDF and ExxonMobil discuss technology and regulation to reduce methane emissions 13.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF and ExxonMobil discuss technology and regulation to reduce methane emissions
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In midst of an oil boom, New Mexico sets bold new climate goals 13.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
New Mexico lawmakers passed a bill this week mandating state utilities use 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. Meanwhile, oil production in the southeast corner of the state is breaking records.
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China Ready to Bring Venezuela Power, Russia Buys Oil 13.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
China said it was "willing to provide assistance to the Venezuelan power system," while Russia dismissed "pointless" U.S. threats to stop buying oil from Caracas.
Elizabeth May talks fossil fuels, pipelines and selling out the climate in Alberta 13.3.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
David J. Climenhaga What would have Elizabeth May have done in Rachel Notley's shoes?  The leader of the Green Party of Canada says she would have summoned up the memory of Peter Lougheed, founder of Alberta's 44-year Progressive Conservative dynasty, but not the way the province's first NDP premier has. "I think that Albertans are reasonable," May said during a short, 15-minute interview before she gave a talk with students and faculty at The King's University in Edmonton Friday. "If you present the facts, and say, 'Look, we had this plan from Peter Lougheed, let's revisit it," she argued, Albertans and other Canadians could find common ground.  Notley took a different road, with which the member of Parliament for Saanich and the Islands disagrees profoundly, describing Alberta's approach "an abdication of responsibility." To the right of Ralph Klein on oil? "If I had been her adviser, and I certainly tried to communicate this to her, given the political landscape, I would have sought out reclaiming the ...
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Edison CEO talks wildfires, climate change and the utility's vanishing monopoly 13.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

These days, Pedro Pizarro spends a lot of time fighting fires.

Pizarro is president and chief executive of Edison International, parent company of Southern California Edison, which provides electricity to 15 million people. Unlike Pacific Gas & Electric — which could face tens of billions of dollars...

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Clean Energy's Ashley White on sustainable fuel in the transportation sector 13.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
As emissions from medium- to heavy-duty vehicles continue to rise, Clean Energy is working on decarbonizing fuel to help transition industry.
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An oil boom is transforming the eastern Mediterranean — and changing relationships, especially with Israel 12.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

In 2007, Mathios Rigas spent $1.13 million to buy a near-dormant oil well in Greece with a license that was about to expire. The engineer-turned-banker hired a Venezuelan petroleum chemist, the only person he had met in Greece who knew about oil and gas. He called his company “Energean,” a play...

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Why Columbus is shifting mobility patterns to lower greenhouse gas emissions 12.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Incentivizing EV adoption with partnerships, better planning and more.
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