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Donald Trump’s energy plan: everything but the pet unicorn

We'll preserve our natural resources while extracting them as quickly as possible.

Democratic Lawmakers Plan To Keep Fight Going Over Puerto Rico Bill

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Two Democratic lawmakers are pretty livid about legislation that is meant to give Puerto Rico -- home to 3.5 million American citizens -- the power to restructure its $70 billion in debt. The House Natural Resources Committee passed the bill out of committee on Wednesday with strong Democratic support, but Sen. Show More Summary

Rooftop Solar Could Provide Millions In Benefits To Nevada Residents, Say SolarCity & NRDC

Rooftop solar could provide $7 million in benefits annually for all Nevada utilities, according to a new report published by SolarCity and the Natural Resources Defense Council. The new peer-reviewed paper, Distributed Energy Resources...Show More Summary

8 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Blogging

Starting a new business can be difficult and you have resources available that you wouldn’t have had years ago. However, it’s human nature not to follow the advice of people because we think we know it all. I remember when I first started blogging, I wanted to make some quick money and avoided the advice of pioneers in the industry. […]

Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds

The Guardian: "Degradation of the world’s natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage, meaning the rate of deterioration is increasing globally, the most comprehensive environmental study ever undertaken by the UN has found."

Pump and Dump: Saudi Kills US Shale Oil Industry and Buys it for Pennies

The Saudi Kingdom saw American oil companies invest in the research and development of oil fields and fracking, and then crashed the market so they could scavenge US natural resources and technology on the cheap.

After delays, House GOP moves forward to help Puerto Rico

A bill introduced late Wednesday would create a control board to help manage the U.S. territory's financial obligations and oversee some debt restructuring. House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop, R-Utah, has led negotiations on the bill and has worked with congressional Democrats and the White House.

When Major Coal Companies Collapse, Their Executives Get Bonuses, Report Says

Executives for Peabody Energy, Arch Coal, and Alpha Natural Resources got compensation increases worth millions of dollars as the companies went into massive debt and bankruptcy. The post When Major Coal Companies Collapse, Their Executives Get Bonuses, Report Says appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Continuing Education on Advanced Reactors for U.S. Senate

On May 17, 2016, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing to examine the status of advanced reactor technologies. Hosted by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) the Committee Chairman and Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the Ranking Member, the committee heard testimony from the five witnesses listed below. Show More Summary

Panel to review Trans Mountain oil pipeline plans

Report must be on the desk of Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr by November The post Panel to review Trans Mountain oil pipeline plans appeared first on Macleans.ca.

CargillVoice: How A Digital Tool Helps A Five-Generation Family Farm Sow A Sustainable Future

By Alicia Brooks Waltman When corn grower Paul Harless looks over his farm near Borup, Minnesota, he knows exactlyhow his farming practices are affecting our natural resources — thanks to an innovative digital tool,Fieldprint® Calculator,he started using last year. “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” notes the fifth-generation farmer, who grows [...]

Paul Ryan: No bailout for Puerto Rico

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday a new version of a bill to help Puerto Rico tackle its $72-billion debt load will be introduced soon. “Right now, we are working with the Natural Resources Committee, the administration, and our Democratic counterparts to iron out the final constitutional and...

Salon: Orcas and Caribou Have ‘Normal’ Abortions Just Like Humans!

Abortion is just a part of nature, according to one liberal writer. Earlier this month, Salon published a story with the subhead, “What do whales, caribou and humans have in common? Abortion as a response to ill health and resource scarcity.”...Show More Summary

Alpha Bankruptcy: Coal Not Keeping The Lights On For Miners

On May 9, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Kevin R. Huennekens, granted Alpha Natural Resources’ motion to sever its contract with United Mine Workers of America in order to reduce retiree benefits. While coal keeps the lights on for millions of Americans, coal will no longer be keeping the lights on for retired coal miners if... Show More Summary

A House Bill To Help Puerto Rico Manage Its Debt Is Delayed... Again

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- House lawmakers on Wednesday again delayed the release of legislation to help Puerto Rico restructure its $70 billion in debt. Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), who chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources, had anticipated that the third draft of the bill would be ready Wednesday. Show More Summary

Fly Fishing Cuba: Orvis Now Offering Charters

Like many other American anglers, I yearned to someday fish in Cuba.  The forbidden fruit. The Hemingway lore. Pristine natural resources and willing bonefish, tarpon, even permit. My dreams danced with the possibilities. But I never acted on it. Show More Summary

We just got a big step closer to scouring key resources from asteroids hurtling through space

It sounds like something straight out of science fiction: mining for natural resources on an asteroid hurtling through space at tens of thousands of miles an hour. But in as little as five years, asteroid mining could become a reality. On...Show More Summary

Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Fired as Part of Gov't Reshuffle

Saudi Arabia’s Petroleum and Natural Resources Minister Ali Naimi was reportedly fired on Saturday as part of a larger governmental reshuffle.

Eco-coalition sues to force EPA to update its obsolete rules on disposal of fracking wastewater

Seven environmental organizations—including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Center for Health, Environment and Justice—filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday to force the first upgrade in three decades of disposal rules covering hydraulic fracturing   waste. Show More Summary

Red Flag Warning issued ahead of opening fishing weekend in Northwest Wisconsin

In conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Friday May The post Red Flag Warning issued ahead of opening fishing weekend in Northwest Wisconsin appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

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