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West Virginia University (WVU) study: Marcellus shale has potential for 'significant' economic development in West Virginia

The development of the Marcellus shale play in West Virginia has the potential for significant economic development for the state, according to a new report from the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics, Bureau of Business and Econ… more »

Environmental Integrity Project (EIP): Flawed EPA Analysis Seen as Blocking Tougher Coal Ash Rule, Overstates Value of Coal Ash Recycling by More than 20 times - Government's Own Data Directly Undercuts Grossly Inflated EPA Estimate of Coal Ash Recycling

According to the Enevironmental Integrity Project http://www.environmentalintegrity.org: Two years after the Kingston, TN coal ash spill, federal action to regulate coal ash dumps is being held up by concerns that stricter standards would depress m… more »

Putting a Price on Global Environmental Damage

Global environmental damage caused by human activity in 2008 represented a monetary value of $ 6.6 trillion, equivalent to 11% of global GDP, calculates a study released October 5, 2010 by the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and the… more »

Oceana: Offshore Wind Power Will Create More Jobs and Produce Cheaper, Cleaner Energy off the U.S. Atlantic Coast than Offshore Oil & Gas

As the high costs of heavy U.S. reliance on fossil fuels become clear, Oceana urges policymakers to invest more in the development of cheaper renewable energy choices. An Oceana analysis released on September 28, 2010 finds that offshore wind potential… more »