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07.20.18

DEP's overdue Marcellus Shale air study finds few health risks

A much-delayed state air monitoring study meant to gauge the long-term health risks of living near Marcellus Shale operations found limited impacts to the air quality...

 

07.18.18

Oil industry, ethanol witnesses cite different grievances with RFS

Witnesses from the American Petroleum Institute and the Renewable Fuels Association appeared equally dissatisfied with the US Environmental Protection Agency's recently proposed 2019 biofuel quotas under the Renewable Fuel Standard at a public hearing in Ypsilanti, Mich.

 

07.17.18

Chevron, Pro Football Alumni benefit boosts Special Olympics

A huge thank you is extended to Chevron and the Pro Football Alumni for making Special Olympics Pennsylvania the beneficiary of its Charity Golf Outing again this year which raised a record $150,000 to support our mission.

 

07.12.18

U.S. CO2 Levels Drop Again - So Why Aren't Green Groups Rejoicing?

U.S. CO2 levels again declined during 2017, despite overall global output again rising. Credit U.S. fracking and the natural gas boom. But don't worry: the hysteria won't end.

 

07.11.18

CO2 Emissions

Global CO2 emission declines in 2017 were led by the US. This is 9th time in this century that US has had the largest decline in emissions in the world.

 

07.10.18

Offshore Energy, Conservation and Outdoor Recreation

The U.S. Interior Department recently announced that $61.6 million in revenues from offshore oil and natural gas will be distributed to all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia...

 

07.06.18

Why Do States Have Different Gas Prices

Taxes and Infrastructure - see why

 

06.30.18

Natural Gas and the Energy Future

The Environmental Defense Fund's Fred Krupp: "Natural gas has already helped clean the air. Natural gas has the potential to also help lower greenhouse gas emissions..."

 

06.26.18

Another Year of RFS Volumes is a Reminder of the Need for Reform

Today the American Petroleum Institute commended EPA for fair and equitable treatment of the reallocation question on small refinery waivers in the proposed 2019 biofuel obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard, but said the RFS remains flawed and needs to be reformed.

 

06.20.18

IHS Markit: US gas production to rise 60% in next 20 years

The US is now on track to become one of the world's major LNG exporters, the report notes... The report observes that shale gas also has made a major contribution to reducing US carbon dioxide emissions.