Tagged Legal

FEDERAL JUDGE HALTS KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION, AGAIN

By H. Sterling Burnett For the second time in three years, Judge Brian Morris, of the United States District Court for Montana intervened to block construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.For the second time in three years, Judge Brian Morris, of the United States District Court for Montana intervened to block construction of the…

What part of ‘zero’ doesn’t Dominion understand?

By Ivy Main Photo courtesy os the Sierra Club. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Dominion Energy Virginia filed its 2020 Integrated Resource Plan on May 1. Instead of charting the electric utility’s pathway to zero carbon emissions, it announced its intent to hang on to all its gas plants, and…

Soaring Cannabis Markets Forcing Energy Rethink

By aarushiy North America’s cannabis sector claims to be booming. Since states across the US, as well as Canada, have legalised its sale for recreational use. And tens of thousands of acres of land are pressed into service producing legal marijuana. This is not just in the traditional heartlands of northern California. But all over…

‘We’ll fight them with last breath in our body’ #IRL

By National Wind Watch The Wind Turbine Action Group South Roscommon has vowed “to fight even more vigorously than last time” plans for a €100 million wind farm in parts of Dysart, Brideswell and Taughmaconnell. Over six years after the local community won a High Court battle overturning the approval for what was called the…

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