The EPA’s recently released Tier 3 Standards will cut the amount of sulphur in gasoline sold in the US by sixty percent, which is good for both fuel quality and air quality.
On March 27th, students at a dozen Canadian universities celebrated Fossil Fools Day, to call out “an industry that is planning to cook the planet, is responsible for destroying land, polluting the air and water, and violating the rights of people around the world and an industry whose business model means burning
“California regulates massage therapists more than hydraulic fracturing,” says state Assembly member Richard Bloom, one of the three Democrats calling for a fracking moratorium in the state.
Anyone hooked up to the grid in British Columbia can now make good on beef-eating and dairy consumption. The province’s Cowpower program gives people the option to pay a small premium on their utility bill to help pay off a dairy farmer’s investment into an anaerobic digester - so that heat-trapping methane can be used to make power.
New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg addressed mayors from around the world this week at the 10th Annual Transforming Transportation conference in Washington DC, urging them to address traffic congestion.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the Lesser Prairie Chicken as a threatened species and by next September, will decide whether or not to list it as endangered. If it does, energy projects in Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and New Mexico could come to a grinding halt.
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