Ohio Business Roundtable champions shale gas, likes wind and solar but not rules on green power | cleveland.com

The prestigious Ohio Business Roundtable, the exclusive “partnership of the chief executive officers of Ohio’s largest and most influential businesses,” has waded into the political battle about Ohio green energy rules. The BRT wants the state to “phase out” rules that require power companies to generate, or at least sell, green energy. And it wants more shale gas wells and more pipelines.

Source: Ohio Business Roundtable champions shale gas, likes wind and solar but not rules on green power | cleveland.com

US Pipelines Incidents Are a Daily Occurrence – FracTracker Alliance

Recently, there has been a lot of attention focused on the Mayflower, Arkansas pipeline failure that resulted in a massive oil spill, particularly as it comes at a time when discussions of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline project are once again heating up.  However, the situation is far from unusual.  In fact, according to data …

Source: US Pipelines Incidents Are a Daily Occurrence – FracTracker Alliance

How can we better value water as global shortages start to threaten economies? | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

With water shortages exacerbating inequalities and causing damage to economies, making sure the commodity is properly valued by all is essential

Source: How can we better value water as global shortages start to threaten economies? | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

State wants radiation detectors in landfills – Times Union

The sites hardly glow in the dark, but all of the state’s active landfills would have to be equipped with radiation detectors according to new regulations proposed by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. While New York state doesn’t allow high-pressure horizontal hydrofracking, or fracking, for natural gas, environmentalists want tougher restrictions on debris from traditional wells that exist in western New York. Additionally, many of the state’s 27 active landfills already have the detectors, according to DEC. […] the four landfills in western New York which accept drilling waste are equipped with the devices. […] Stephen Acquario, executive director for the state Association of Counties, said road crews in some instances use brine to enhance the effectiveness of road salt for melting ice.

Source: State wants radiation detectors in landfills – Times Union

Judge Fails to Block Dakota Pipeline Construction After Burial Sites Destroyed | InsideClimate News

Protesters had called for an emergency injunction after the pipeline company worked over Labor Day weekend to bulldoze sites the Standing Rock Sioux consider sacred.

Source: Judge Fails to Block Dakota Pipeline Construction After Burial Sites Destroyed | InsideClimate News

Onondagas Hold Prayer Circle in Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux On Shores of Polluted Onondaga Lake

LIVERPOOL, NY. Over 60 people joined Onondaga Nation leaders at the shores of Onondaga Lake this morning to conduct a prayer circle in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation and members of …

Source: Onondagas Hold Prayer Circle in Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux On Shores of Polluted Onondaga Lake

Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Calls for Investigation of Dog Attacks on Native American Protesters | Daily Digest 09/06/2016

Source: Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Calls for Investigation of Dog Attacks on Native American Protesters | Daily Digest 09/06/2016

Gasping_for_Breath.pdf

Source: Gasping_for_Breath.pdf

EHP – Twenty-Five Years of Endocrine Disruption Science: Remembering Theo Colborn

Source: EHP – Twenty-Five Years of Endocrine Disruption Science: Remembering Theo Colborn

Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas on Drinking Water Resources | EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) | US EPA

Source: Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas on Drinking Water Resources | EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) | US EPA