Tagged Environment

Important Texas Infrastructure Moves Forward

By Energy in Depth As Texas producers look ahead to the future, additional infrastructure – like pipelines – are needed to help facilitate a post-pandemic recovery and help drive important environmental and economic benefits. But proposed projects have faced significant opposition from fringe environmental activists promoting misinformation about the safety and importance of pipelines, and…

Expensive oil means we are failing

By FORESIGHT Contributor The views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of FORESIGHT Climate & EnergyBy competing with each other in clean transport technology, Europe and China have the opportunity to keep oil prices, demand and production down, says Carl Pope, environmentalist and climate advisor to Michael Bloomberg…

The Coordinated Attack On Ohio’s Natural Gas

By Energy in Depth The Ohio State University’s plans for the construction of a sustainable, on-campus natural gas-fueled power plant is on the receiving end of fringe activist groups’ opposition, with the Sierra Club’s Ohio Chapter leading the charge. Peddling misinformation about the environmental, consumer, and economic benefits natural gas delivers, the coordinated efforts of…

EGLE awards $1.7 million for 36 EV charger stations

By Nick Assendelft Drivers of electric vehicles will have more locations to recharge their vehicle’s batteries as they travel across Michigan through $1.7 million in grants announced today by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) for direct current fast chargers (DCFC) along well-traveled routes, which will make it more convenient for…

AWEA siting and project conferences to go virtual this September

By WPED Staff The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has announced that the Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Conference and Wind Project Siting and Environmental Conference will be held virtually this September. AWEA is focused on reconstructing these events to create a valuable and successful online experience. Participants will have available live presentations, on-demand…

Wind farms of concern #AUS (letter)

By National Wind Watch I am very concerned about UPC’s Robbins Island and Jims Plains wind farm projects and the environmental and residential impacts these will cause. The EPA who are supposed to ensure Tasmania’s vulnerable wildlife including migratory birds and eagles are cared for and taken into account in any development proposal seem only…

NIST: Keeping the Lights On

By Richard Brooks I think everyone that reads my materials knows that I am a BIG believer in the NIST Cybersecurity Framework V 1.1. This short article from NIST’s Ron Ross contains some insights and guidance, which I found useful. Here are my key take-aways:- In today’s cyber environment, diverse and highly skilled adversaries including…

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