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Obama Administration Restarts Oil Shale Leasing in Colorado, Utah

Article: Obama Administration Restarts Oil Shale Leasing in Colorado, Utah

WASHINGTON, DC, February 25, 2009 (ENS) – The Department of the Interior will offer a second round of research, development, and demonstration leases for oil shale in Colorado and Utah and withdraw the previous administration’s proposal for expanded research, development and demonstration leases, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced today. “We need to push forward aggressively…

U.S. Mayors Resolve to Avoid Burning Tar Sands Oil

Article: U.S. Mayors Resolve to Avoid Burning Tar Sands Oil

MIAMI, Florida, June 28, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Miami this week adopted a resolution aimed at avoiding the use of high carbon fuels such as tar sands, liquid coal, and oil shale. The resolution encourages fuel analyses that include emissions from production, not just from burning the fuel. The…

Liquid Coal Quietly Becoming a Reality?

Article: Liquid Coal Quietly Becoming a Reality?

Liquid coal has been debated hotly for years. American energy companies tend to love coal because the United States has the most coal reserves of any region in the world. Some scientists and many environmentalists dislike coal because it has historically been the dirtiest means of generating energy. Liquid coal processing companies explain that this…