SENATOR MANCHIN’S DEAL MAY NOT SAVE THE MOUNTAIN VALLEY PIPELINE

September 21, 2022

Silence about Manchin and the MVP is Compliance with Violence From an Article by Michael Barrick, Appalachian Chronicle, September 18, 2022 . . WESTON, W.Va. – We read in Ecclesiastes that there is a season for everything, including a time to be silent and a time to speak. By now, I had hoped to be [...]

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Part 3. Plastics Pyrolysis to Diesel Fuel Not What It’s Cracked Up to Be

September 20, 2022

New Plant in Indiana Uses ‘Pyrolysis’ Process to Recycle Plastic Wastes. Some Critics Say It’s Really Just Incineration From an Article by James Bruggers, Inside Climate News, 9/11/22 After two years, Brightmark Energy has yet to get the factory up and running. Environmentalists say pyrolysis requires too much energy, emits greenhouse gases and pollutants, and [...]

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Part 2. Plastics Pyrolysis to Diesel Fuel Not What It’s Cracked Up to Be

September 19, 2022

New Plant in Indiana Uses ‘Pyrolysis’ Process to Recycle Plastic Wastes. Some Critics Say It’s Really Just Incineration . . From an Article by James Bruggers, Inside Climate News, 9/11/22 . . EPA Rules Under Review Brightmark and its expansion plans come as the Environmental Protection Agency weighs how to regulate pyrolysis, with air quality [...]

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Part 1. Plastics Pyrolysis to Diesel Fuel Not What It’s Cracked Up to Be

September 18, 2022

A New Plant in Indiana Uses a Process Called ‘Pyrolysis’ to Recycle Plastic Waste. Critics Say It’s Really Just Incineration From an Article by James Bruggers, Inside Climate News, September 11, 2022 ASHLEY, Indiana—The bales, bundles and bins of plastic waste are stacked 10 feet high in a shiny new warehouse that rises from a [...]

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Tranco’s Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Meets Another Challenge from Catholic Nuns

September 17, 2022

Catholic nuns fought pipeline on their Lancaster County land. Now, citing religious freedom, they seek damages in court From an Article by Susan Phillips, StateImpact Penna., 9/15/22 A group of Catholic nuns who sued a pipeline company that seized its land through eminent domain argued Thursday in federal court in Philadelphia that environmental protection and [...]

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Solar Trees are Finding a Place in Our World

September 16, 2022

This ‘solar tree’ may be the EV charging station of the future From an Article by Michelle Lewis, Electrec-dot-co, September 6, 2022 London-based SolarBotanic Trees officially launched its “solar tree” prototype today, and the company wants to use it to power EV charging stations first. The SolarBotanic energy tree, which features what the company says [...]

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PA-DEP Says the Loyalsock Creek Being Polluted by Water Withdrawls & Pipelining

September 15, 2022

PA-DEP: Marcellus Shale company polluted Loyalsock Creek From an Article of Mark Maroney, Williamsport Sun Gazette, September 14, 2022 Sediment leaves a Pennsylvania General Energy Co. dewatering structure into the Loyalsock Creek. This discharge is in violation of the Clean Streams Law, according to the Department of Environmental Protection. The Loyalsock Creek north of Montoursville [...]

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Social and Environmental Justice Fair on Sunday in Morgantown (9/18/22)

September 14, 2022

Social and Environmental Justice Fair on Sunday in Morgantown >>> From Shelia Rye, Community Coalition for Social Justice (CCSJ), Sept. 12, 2022 The CCSJ is planning a Social and Environmental Justice Fair at the Hazel Ruby McQuain amphitheater downtown Morgantown on Sunday, September 18, 2022 between 2 and 4 p.m. We invite everyone to attend. [...]

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Hydrogen Hype is Growing Exponentially (!!!)

September 13, 2022

Hydrogen: Fuel of the Future? . . Video presentation from The Economist, Aug 25, 2021 . . This educational video on YouTube is 8:04 minutes in total time, plus advertisements. It’s been hailed as fuel of the future. Hydrogen is clean, flexible and energy efficient. But in practice there are huge hurdles to overcome before [...]

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Planning Underway on Four Hydrogen Hubs for Renewable Energy Storage

September 12, 2022

Region’s bid for a ‘hydrogen hub’ relies on frack gas and capturing carbon dioxide From an Explainer Article by Quinn Glabicki, Public Source, 8/8/22 Nature’s simplest element is at the center of a new energy strategy that has won the support of much of the Pittsburgh region’s leadership, while drawing scorn from sustainability advocates who [...]

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