ADA-ES Provides Update on Progress with Refined Coal Activities

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LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ADA-ES, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADES) (“ADA”) today provided an update on the progress of Clean Coal Solutions, LLC (“Clean Coal”), its joint venture with an affiliate of NexGen Resources Corporation and an affiliate of …
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Oil may reach $175 by 2015 on less investment

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Oil may reach $175 a barrel because governments in the Middle East and North Africa are decreasing investment in energy production to enhance outlays on social programs amid political unrest, Fatih Birol, the International Energy Agency’s chief economist, said today.
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Sundrop Fuels seeks “biofuel” status for synthetic gasoline

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Colorado-based Sundrop Fuels has announced it will locate its first plant in Louisiana. Gaining “biofuel” status from the Environmental Protection Agency will make its synthetic gasoline more marketable.

Resumen: Las últimas noticias de las principales ferias sectoriales y congresos, disponibles online en www.tradeshownews.com

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LOS ÁNGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Como líder reconocido mundial en distribución de comunicados de prensa sobre eventos, Business Wire aloja centros de medios online dedicados para cientos de eventos a escala internacional en www.tradeshownews.com. A con…
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The Cushing, Okla., pipeline hub.

Another oil pipeline lands in environmentalists’ crosshairs

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Environmental groups fighting the controversial Keystone XL pipeline that would carry Canadian crude to the Gulf Coast are now targeting a new project designed to get the oil out of Alberta and to overseas markets. Three conservation groups today released a report documenting the risks of a spill from Enbridge Inc.’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, which would carry oil sands crude from Alberta to British Columbia’s Pacific Coast.

MiaSole Strengthens Senior Leadership Appoints John Carrington as CEO and Bob Baker as President

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –MiaSole, the leading manufacturer of copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film photovoltaic solar panels, today announced the appointment of two seasoned executives to lead the company into its next phase of growth….
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Shell's Arctic-class drill ship, the Kulluk, is shown as it is towed near Alaska. Shell is moving the Kulluk drilling unit from Dutch Harbor, Alaska, to a Seattle shipyard for ongoing maintenance and planned, technical upgrades. (Photo courtesy of Shell Oil Co.)

Environmentalists mount fresh challenge against Shell’s Arctic drilling plans

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Environmentalists have opened a new front in their campaign to block Shell’s planned drilling in Arctic waters near Alaska, by challenging the government’s decision to issue the company essential air pollution permits for some of the work.
This photo taken and released by Rio de Janeiro's government, shows an aerial view of a boat crossing an area of an oil spill in an offshore field operated by Chevron at the Bacia de Campos, in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. Rio de Janeiro state's environment secretary, Carlos Minc, says Brazil is expected to fine Chevron nearly $28 million for the ongoing offshore oil spill and will also ask Chevron to pay for damages caused by the Atlantic spill. Minc said Monday he considers the fine way too lenient, but it's the maximum allowed under current Brazilian law. (AP Photo/Rio de Janeiro's government,Rogerio Santana)

Chevron delays Brazil wells as government probes spill

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Chevron Corp., the third-largest oil producer in Brazil, has delayed three wells at the offshore Frade project while it waits for the government to lift a drilling ban following an oil spill earlier this month.
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EPA could give power companies options to delay pollution rule

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The Environmental Protection Agency would let power plants apply for more time to comply with new pollution standards under a rule sent to the White House for review, according to people familiar with the process.
Luminant's Big Brown coal power plant (AP photo)

Luminant asks EPA to ease new regulation further

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Dallas-based Luminant Generation Co. asked the Environmental Protection Agency to further ease an upcoming power-plant emissions rule to allow companies to better adhere to stricter standards.