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GE Will Give Penn State Millions For Gas Drilling Center

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penn State University said Wednesday that General Electric Co. will give the school up to $10 million to create a new center for n...

Blue Collar Robots Steal Green Jobs

William S. Becker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
William S. Becker

There's good news and bad news these days for the solar energy industry and its workers. The good news: Some enterprising companies are planning to re...

High Gasoline Prices and the Need for Natural Gas

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics
T. Boone Pickens

We need to introduce competition to bring down prices and break the hold of OPEC oil, and we have the domestic fuel to do just that: Natural Gas.

The Fracking Front Lines: Here's What 13 Pennsylvania Residents Have To Say About Shale Drilling

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.06.2013 | Green

Do Pennsylvanians love or hate fracking? Yes. The nationwide release of "Promised Land," Gus Van Sant's drama about the natural gas industry and it...

Lynne Peeples

Fracking's Toxic Secrets: Lack Of Transparency Over Natural Gas Drilling Endangers Public Health, Advocates Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.21.2012 | Green

Some frustrated residents and anti-fracking activists are finding new names to call the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) -- "...

New York Court Strikes Down Local Drilling Moratorium

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 12.03.2012 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state judge invalidated Binghamton's two-year moratorium on natural gas drilling, marking the first time a local law that woul...

New Test Results Due From Wyoming Fracking Zone

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 11.26.2012 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — New groundwater testing in Wyoming shows lower levels of the carcinogen benzene than what the U.S. Environmental Protection Ag...

James Gerken

Artists Against Fracking Takes Stand Against Controversial Energy Extraction, Starting In New York

HuffingtonPost.com | James Gerken | Posted 09.07.2012 | Green

"Science does not have two sides." Standing with her son Sean Lennon, artist and activist Yoko Ono made a passionate appeal to logic while officially ...

Natural Gas: Bridge or Dead End?

Christopher F. Jones | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green
Christopher F. Jones

Natural gas could be an ally of the pragmatic environmentalist. But we must be careful that infrastructural investments do not hinder a renewable energy future. Without off-ramps, a bridge is simply a dead end.

Is The Natural Gas Industry Buying Academics?

www.motherjones.com | Posted 07.31.2012 | College

Last week the University of Texas provost announced he would reexamine a report by a UT professor that said fracking was safe for groundwater after th...

The Future of Natural Gas -- An Interview With Raymond Learsy

Daniel J. Graeber | Posted 08.05.2012 | Green
Daniel J. Graeber

Massive natural gas discoveries along with new extraction techniques have led many to claim natural gas as the fuel of the future. Yet why have we seen so many negative publications and reports?

NPR Takes a Deeper Look Into Fracking Boom

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

We need to educate our fellow Americans about the risks associated with continued use of fossil fuels and support policies that will transition our nation to relying on cleaner, renewable sources of energy.

Doctors Ask Gas Drilling Companies What They Have To Hide

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.04.2012 | Business

The pressure is mounting on gas companies to reveal what they know about the possible health side effects of their activities. More voices are cal...

Lucia Graves

Who's For Congressional Insider Trading? An Inside Trader

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Burr's vocal opposition to the STOCK Act raised some eyebrows in Washington this week, and with good reason. Burr, a No...

Why Does The Gas Industry Hate The F-Word?

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 03.28.2012 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — A different kind of F-word is stirring a linguistic and political debate as controversial as what it defines. The wor...

API Ad Spoof: 'I Vote For Spilling'

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 01.06.2012 | Green

Will you vote 4 energy? A new Greenpeace video spoof suggests citizens should think twice about the latest ad campaign from the American Petroleum Ins...

Weekly Mulch: How the Status Quo Benefits Natural Gas Companies

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger There won't be any national or international movement on climate policy for the rest of this year, at the v...

Could the Gulf Oil Spill Be a Game-Changer?

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

Could the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico be a game-changer for President Barack Obama? Could he unleash a whole new set of environmentally sound, green policies that would demand sustainability?

Williams Creates Giant Natural Gas Partnership With Eye Toward Drilling In Colorado

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

TULSA, Okla. — Williams Cos. said Tuesday it will create one of the largest natural gas partnerships in the nation by combining its pipeline and...