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Europe to Clinch Cheaper Russian Gas With Gazprom Deal 24.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
The European Union settled its multiyear antitrust case against Gazprom, clinching promises of cheaper natural-gas flows from Russia as President Trump demands the bloc taps U.S. energy exports and cuts its dependence on Moscow.
The Energy 202: Democrats ding Trump on gas prices, just as Trump once did to Obama 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The gas station press conference took place on Capitol Hill.
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The Daily 202: Trump wins a battle in the culture war as NFL owners cave on national anthem protests 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
But it’s a Pyrrhic victory.
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This 70-Year-Old Republican Mayor Wants to Prove That His Small Southern Town Can Go Green 24.5.2018 Mother Jones
Last year, Mayor Greg Lemons counted every single street light in Abita Springs, Louisiana, and found there were 256. If his town of about 2,900 residents switched over to solar-powered lamps and LED bulbs, he reasoned, taxpayers could save thousands of dollars and be environmentally conscious.  Street lights are just a part of Lemon’s ambitious plans to make Abita Springs a model of energy efficiency and sustainability. A life-long Republican, he has fought […]
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More Grand Junction-area governments join Mesa County in banning firework sales 24.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
More Grand Junction-area governments are joining Mesa County and banning firework sales as a response to ongoing drought conditions.
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Anadarko reaches settlement with families of victims, survivors of Firestone house explosion 24.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Anadarko Petroleum Company and the families of two men killed in a house explosion in Firestone last year that was caused by a leaking flow line have agreed to resolve claims made against the company
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Chipotle HQ leaving Denver, plans move to California 24.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
After nearly 25 years in Denver, Chipotle Mexican Grill is saying so long to its hometown and on Wednesday announced it will move its headquarters to Southern California.
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Wells are hurriedly plugged at Hawaii power plant under threat of lava flow 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out.

Lava from a nearby new volcanic vent breached, then stalled on, the 815-acre property where the Puna Geothermal Venture wells occupy about...

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Longmont approves $3 million deal to end oil and gas surface drilling in city 23.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
Longmont's City Council members voted 6-1 on Tuesday night to give final approval to the city's $3 million agreement with TOP Operating and Cub Creek Energy that officials have said will end oil and gas drilling from the surfaces of properties within the city, as well as city-owned properties east of Longmont.
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Enter the electrification of everything 22.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Getting planes, trains and automobiles, not to mention houses and commercial buildings, off fossil fuels will happen quicker than most people realize.
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The Energy 202: EPA holds summit on dangerous chemicals after delayed report 22.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
PFAS are on the agenda.
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Hope for US-China trade progress sends stocks jumping 22.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Stocks are rising Monday after the U.S. and China appeared to make major progress in trade talks. The Chinese government says it will buy more U.S. goods, including energy and agricultural products, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. postponed tariffs on up to $150 billion in goods from China. Industrial companies and banks are making some of the biggest gains and technology stocks are also climbing.
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Meet the top 10 donors in Colorado’s 2018 election and who they support 21.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The campaign cash in Colorado is targeted toward the open governor’s race, where four of the 10 top donors are aligned with Democratic candidate Mike Johnston and promote charter schools. Three of the other top donors are oil and gas companies.
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Major Oil Companies Embrace Latin America 21.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The world’s largest energy companies are placing enormous bets on Latin America, a region rich with oil that many avoided in the past.
City buses are about to swiftly electrify 21.5.2018 GreenBiz.com
Up to 80 percent of the world’s transit buses could be electric by 2040, according to a new report.
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Stalls, stops and breakdowns: Problems plague push for electric buses 20.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

When Chinese battery maker BYD Ltd. approached Southern California officials in 2008 touting ambitious plans to build electric cars, local politicians jumped at the promise of thousands of jobs and cleaner air.  

In the nine years since, agencies have awarded BYD grants, subsidies and public contracts...

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The earth cracked open. Walls of lava encroached. That’s just life on a Hawaiian volcano. 20.5.2018 Washington Post
Kilauea’s eruptions threaten residential communities on the Big Island, but the residents roll with the lava flow, ash plumes and acrid, sulfurous air.
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Environment, tribal groups rally to fight Line 3 oil pipeline 20.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A cadre of environmental and tribal groups camped in downtown St. Paul on Friday and Saturday for an anti-Line 3 rally and to take pledges from people who promise to continue fighting the pipeline, if it's approved.
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Stocks barely budge; Campbell Soup and Nordstrom drop, and oil slides 18.5.2018 LA Times: Business

U.S. stock indexes were nearly flat in morning trading Friday after falling modestly the day before. Banks, technology and energy companies fell, offsetting gains by industrial stocks. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower.

KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 3 points, or 0.1%,...

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Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue 18.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said Friday that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea.
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