30 Jun '11, 11pm

Shut down Indian Point, get more #fracking and transmission lines Cuomo Clarifies Fracking and Nuclear Plans

New York State Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s energy plans for the state are crystallizing. Through administrative moves, he has indicated that he sees the need to responsibly exploit the state’s enormous gas resource while moving toward ending nuclear power generation near New York City and its suburbs. The Department of Environmental Conservation announced late today that it was releasing a revised set of recommendations for managing, but not ending, natural gas extraction using the contentious hydraulic fracturing, or fracking , technique. As outlined, the plan, posted on the department Web site , would end such drilling within the upstate watersheds for New York City and Syracuse, on state-owned land and around certain aquifers, but would allow drilling on private land “with rigorous and effective protections.” There’s a lot more on the developments from Tom Zeller, Jr., my fr...

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/30/cuomo-clarif...

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What will we learn from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster?

What will we learn from the Fukushima Daiichi n...

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Four months after the earthquake, 40,000 tsunami survivors still populate over 175 shelters; many have lost family members...

New Jersey Senate Passes Fracking Ban

desmogblog.com 29 Jun '11, 10pm

Prominent environmental groups, such as Food and Water Watch, the Sierra Club and the Delaware Riverkeeper, have pushed fo...

Why is the House voting against #CleanWater?

switchboard.nrdc.org 30 Jun '11, 9pm

As a young EPA staffer, I worked with the congressional committee staffs on what is properly entitled the “Federal Water P...

'High volumes' of jellyfish in seawater filter screens force nuclear power station in Scotland to shut down

'High volumes' of jellyfish in seawater filter ...

straitstimes.com 01 Jul '11, 2am

A fishing boat, dredging jellyfish which have gathered in the bay area, sails past the water intake of the Torness power s...

Jellyfish Invasion Keeps UK Nuclear Power Plant Shut Down

Jellyfish Invasion Keeps UK Nuclear Power Plant...

treehugger.com 01 Jul '11, 2pm

Reuters reports that the invasion is affecting EDF Energy's Torness nuclear power plant in Scottish, which kept reactors o...

Jellyfish clog the pipes at a nuclear power plant in Scotland, forcing it to shut down: via @goodcleantech

Jellyfish clog the pipes at a nuclear power pla...

goodcleantech.com 30 Jun '11, 1pm

A swarm of jellyfish has shut down a nuclear reactor in Scotland. The Torness nuclear power station uses sea water to help...

Horde of jellyfish shuts down nuclear plant

Horde of jellyfish shuts down nuclear plant

grist.org 01 Jul '11, 3pm

In keeping with the recent trend of wildlife disrupting human activity through sheer numbers, a bunch of jellyfish just sh...

Nuclear industry suffers major defeat in Iowa

foe.org 30 Jun '11, 9pm

For Immediate Release June 30, 2011 Contact: Matthew Cain, [email protected] , (202) 222-0751 Kelly Trout, [email protected] , (2...

Ford's electric plans

Ford's electric plans

mnn.com 06 Jul '11, 9pm

In his presentation, Ed emphasized how this trio of cars offers options for everyone. Because as we know, even if everyone...

URA: The return of the rail corridor gives us a...

ura.gov.sg 01 Jul '11, 9am

About the Project The return of the former railway land presents a unique opportunity for a comprehensive review of our pl...

Drilling Into New York's Fracking Report

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Jul '11, 9pm

New York Department of Environmental Conservation A draft report explores issues like the chemicals used in drilling fluid...

Green: Drilling Into New York's Fracking Report

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Jul '11, 9pm

New York Department of Environmental Conservation A draft report explores issues like the chemicals used in drilling fluid...

Green: Drilling Into New York's Fracking Report

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Jul '11, 9pm

New York Department of Environmental Conservation A draft report explores issues like the chemicals used in drilling fluid...

People ordered to #evacuate 10 miles out from F...

care2.com 01 Jul '11, 6pm

Still no word on the Official International Rating... Fire, evacuation of plant, power out twice, flood breaks through ber...