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Saltwater Disposal Wells Stir Controversy

Monday April 30, 2012
The city of Fort Worth, home to hundreds of shale gas well sites, opted against allowing saltwater disposal wells within its boundaries. That means wastewater from gas well fracking activities ... Read More

World Hydrogen Energy Conference

Monday April 30, 2012
In early June, Toronto will host the World Hydrogen Energy Conference. Hundreds of attendees from more than 55 countries will benefit from six parallel tracks plus plenary speakers and a ... Read More

Geothermal Competition Heats Up

Monday April 30, 2012
The DOE sees domestic geothermal as a vast, largely untapped resource "equivalent to a 30,000-year energy supply." That's why they're sponsoring a competition for students from ten universities. The ... Read More

Four Grasses Declined for Ethanol Feedstock

Saturday April 21, 2012
In early 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency withdrew production approval of four promising biofuel grasses that could serve as feedstock for ethanol-gas blends. Until these grasses receive EPA approval, they cannot ... Read More

Wind Farm Guidelines More Wing-Friendly

Saturday April 21, 2012
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has updated its guidelines for developing wind energy on land, with the intention of making wind development more friendly to flying wildlife. The tiered, best-practices ... Read More

Oil Speculation Challenges Economy

Thursday April 19, 2012
With crude oil speculation unsettling the skittish U.S. economy, President Obama has presented a plan intended to curb trading activities that lead to huge price swings. But some Wall Street analysts ... Read More

Conferences Explore EPA Regulations and More

Saturday April 14, 2012
May 2012 energy conferences address evolving EPA power plant regulations, petroleum refining and trading, geothermal, and more. See May energy conference listing.

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