VICTORIA – Critics of the Northern Gateway project are hoping for a big turnout today at the B.C. legislature to protest the proposed pipeline.
AUGUSTA — The battle between two firms vying to bring a natural gas pipeline to the Kennebec Valley has entered a new and more contentious stage.
The Maui natural gas pipeline remains at risk of being ruptured by landslides or erosion at a total of 59 different locations, a just-released Government report warns.
The state’s environmental conservation commissioner for the first time commented in depth about a new health review that has once again delayed a decision on hydro-fracking in New York.
US residents living near gas fracking sites frequently develop health problems as chemicals used in the gas extraction have been tracked in water and air surrounding the sites, a new report has found.
Massive extraction of groundwater helped unleash an earthquake in southeastern Spain last year that killed nine people, injured at least 100 and left thousands homeless, geologists said on Sunday.
As fracking spreads like wildfires across the US and beyond, the debate rages about the ecological and health impact of this controversial technology.
The math isn’t adding up in Assumption Parish, and some parish officials are worried about what might be happening underground near a Bayou Corne area sinkhole.
Chronic industrial pollution and small spills from oil tankers moving through Burrard Inlet are contributing to declining numbers of birds in Stanley Park, according to the conservation program manager for the Stanley Park Ecology Society.
The Department of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security has for the first time spoken on Lake Malawi and the prospects of drilling oil.
The oil company BP recently settled a seven-year dispute over the extent to which a terminal in Maryland was prepared for major spills. That terminal, near the Chesapeake Bay, holds 22 million gallons of oil.
The oil giant BP was staring at two giant decisions over the weekend.
First, its board was weighing an offer to sell one of its crown jewels — a 50 percent stake in a lucrative Russian oil joint venture — to Rosneft, the Russian oil company that is mostly state-owned. The structure of the roughly $26 billion deal, however, could leave BP and Rosneft closely entwined.
Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson labels those protesting TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline in East Texas as “out-of-state, self-appointed eco-anarchists who think they know better than Texans” who “are part of the environmental lunatic fringe that hates the oil and gas industry” (Other Views, Oct. 17). He adds that this pipeline “will create thousands of jobs and lessen our dependence on foreign oil.”