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Drilling ban proposals divide Democrats in U.S. oil states

Drilling ban proposals divide Democrats in U.S. oil states

FILE PHOTO: An oil drilling rig operates in the Permian Basin in Lea County, New Mexico, U.S., February 10, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo Article by Reuters    CARLSBAD, New Mexico  – In the southeast corner of New Mexico, new houses, hotels and jobs are sprouting like flowers in the desert. Trucks hauling equipment and laborers jam once-barren highways on the…

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Domestic energy producers, the Middle East and Israel

Domestic energy producers, the Middle East and Israel

From Council For A Secure America The growing sophistication of domestic oil and natural gas production has enhanced the US national security. It has transformed the leader of the free world from a major importer of crude oil to the world’s top producer of both crude oil (surpassing Saudi Arabia) and natural gas (ahead of Russia), expected to be the…

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American natural gas and oil continues as major revenue generator for education and conservation funding

American natural gas and oil continues as major revenue generator for education and conservation funding

Article By World Oil  WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) reported that revenues generated from energy development on federal lands increased by $2.76 billion dollars over fiscal year 2018, totaling $11.69 billion. These revenues are disbursed among states where energy was produced as well as for the U.S. Treasury and Native American Tribes…

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Duke Energy application points finger at solar for increased pollution

Duke Energy application points finger at solar for increased pollution

Article By: North State Journal RALEIGH — A seven-month investigation and numerous public information requests have revealed the move to increase solar power might be leading to an increase in the very emissions alternative energy sources aim to reduce. Duke spokeswoman Kim Crawford confirmed that increased solar power on the state’s electric grid is increasing emissions of nitrogen oxide (NOx),…

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A Democratic professor explains what his party gets wrong about climate

A Democratic professor explains what his party gets wrong about climate

Article By: The Washington Examiner As the Republican-called witness at a recent hearing, I was denounced by the Democrats for denying a fossil-fueled “climate crisis” that, as their witnesses testified, results in violence against women, asthma and obesity in children, and deadly storms. But few actually questioned me. After all, “the debate is over.” So instead, the latest belle of…

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DEPA Applauds the President’s Speech on Environmental Protection

DEPA Applauds the President’s Speech on Environmental Protection

Oklahoma City — 07/09/2019 — The Domestic Energy Producers Alliance (DEPA) supports President Trump’s July 8, 2019 speech on America’s leadership in pursuing effective policies to advance environmental protection while promoting economic growth. The President said, “My Administration is committed to being effective stewards of our environment while encouraging opportunities for American workers and their families.” “Nowhere is the American…

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Inconvenient Energy Realities

Inconvenient Energy Realities

Article By: Economics21 A week doesn’t pass without a mayor, governor, policymaker or pundit joining the rush to demand, or predict, an energy future that is entirely based on wind/solar and batteries, freed from the “burden” of the hydrocarbons that have fueled societies for centuries. Regardless of one’s opinion about whether, or why, an energy “transformation” is called for, the…

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Eliminating Fossil Fuels Would Risk A Descent Into Darkness

Eliminating Fossil Fuels Would Risk A Descent Into Darkness

Article By: Washington Times Inventiveness plus boldness equals progress. Liberal “activists” who want to revolutionize the nation’s energy resources demonstrate political moxie, but if their campaign to substitute renewable sources for fossil fuels — oil and gas — succeeds it will take more than happy thoughts to keep the lights on. Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York…

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NEW REPORT: AIR QUALITY & HEALTH IN PENNSYLVANIA NOT IMPACTED BY SHALE DEVELOPMENT

NEW REPORT: AIR QUALITY & HEALTH IN PENNSYLVANIA NOT IMPACTED BY SHALE DEVELOPMENT

Article By: Energy In Depth Two years of data recorded around Marcellus Shale development near a school in Pennsylvania show the operations “do not pose any acute or chronic health concerns” and have not impacted air quality in the surrounding area, according to a comprehensive study released this week. The analysis by researchers at Boston-based Gradient Corp. refutes baseless claims of health threats from…

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