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Encouraging private investment in clean energy is part of President Barack Obama’s attempt to promote “a low-carbon energy future,” Brian Deese, a senior adviser to Obama, said.
Safety regulators said Exxon Mobil failed to adequately heed warnings that its 20-year-old Silvertip Pipeline was at risk from flooding.
The architect, Chris Collaris, told Fast Company that he’s targeting cities on the Arabian Penninsula like Abu Dhabi and Dubai, where there’s been an appetite for ambitious architecture. But he didn’t say whether any developers have taken him up on the idea.
Seattle police arrested five members of a group called the Seattle Raging Grannies, who had chained themselves together in rocking chairs. The oldest of the five women was 92.
The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is a temporary setback to opponents of the plan who are expected to renew their legal attack once the regulation is finalized later this year.
Former President and CEO Larry O’Donnell will remain the chairman of the board. He said he is leaving the day-to-day leadership roles to focus on his family.
The Group of Seven is pushing to “decarbonize,” meaning any polluting gases from burning oil, gas or coal must be canceled out by carbon-capture or other technologies by 2100.
A top California oil and gas regulator has resigned amid questions about oilfield contamination of the state’s water supplies, officials confirmed Friday.
Nearly 1,200 pages of records, filed with state regulators by Plains All American Pipeline, detail a range of defenses the company established to guard against crude oil spills and, at the same time, prepare for the worst should a spill occur.
The rally in St. Paul came one day after Minnesota regulators endorsed the $2.6 billion Sandpiper pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields to Superior, Wisconsin, according to the Star Tribune.