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Range Resources to pay $4M drilling waste fine
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Energy company Range Resources said Thursday it has agreed to pay a $4.15 million fine for environmental violations at a western Pennsylvania site that handled natural gas drilling waste. The penalty is the largest the state has ever imposed on the shale gas industry. Range, based in Fort Worth, Texas, said in a statement that it accepts the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection ...

Chevron meets new, voluntary shale drilling rules
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Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, the Pittsburgh-based Center for Sustainable Shale announced Thursday. The center is a partnership between major energy companies, environmental groups and charitable foundations. Its certification process ...

Goole Fields 1 Wind Farm is officially opened
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16 turbine wind farm generating electricity for up to 18,200 average UK households Total investment amounts to £45million Today saw the official opening of RWE Innogy UK’s £45million Goole Fields 1 Wind Farm in East Riding of Yorkshire. Over 60 community members and business representatives attended the inauguration hosted by the renewable energy leader, which included a ...

World’s Leading Institutional Investors Managing $24 Trillion Call for Carbon Pricing, Ambitious Global Climate Deal
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Days before UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convenes the Climate Summit at the United Nations to spur climate action and facilitate a global climate agreement in 2015, nearly 350 global institutional investors representing over $24 trillion in assets have called on government leaders to provide stable, reliable and economically meaningful carbon pricing that helps redirect investment ...

Novelis and World Wildlife Fund Partner to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced the company has been accepted into World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) Climate Savers program, an exclusive initiative of WWF to encourage companies to reduce their operational carbon footprint and act as agents of change within their sphere of influence. The only metals company to be accepted into the program, ...

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