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$600M project puts NM town at center of hydrogen debate

Albuquerque Journal 17 Jan 2022
... about 50 more at a nearby coal mine ... And with natural gas from the San Juan Basin feeding the system, environmentalists fear significant amounts of methane will continue escaping into the atmosphere as more natural gas is mined, processed and transported to the Escalante plant.
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New Mexico front and center in nationwide debate over hydrogen

Albuquerque Journal 17 Jan 2022
Perhaps most important, even if carbon capture managed to sequester all emissions, hydrogen production based on natural gas means that methane leakage throughout the entire upstream process required to mine, compress, purify and transport the gas to a hydrogen facility must be ...
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Relics of hard coal's past

The Citizens' Voice 16 Jan 2022
When he was a teenager, Joe Husty was enthralled by the coal mining stories told by his grandmother, Elizabeth Husty ... That research eventually morphed into a passion for collecting mining memorabilia ... At age 58, he continues to pursue items at yard sales, flea markets, at mining and railroad-related events and “by word of mouth,’’ he said.
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Op-Ed: Fixing our famous fountain

The Capital Journal 14 Jan 2022
I heard about their efforts to clean up and maintain the Lake and Fountain area ... In 2019, a study was conducted by engineers from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. That study determined the methane gas in the water feeding the flaming fountain is no longer capable of sustaining a consistent, permanent flame ... We couldn’t agree more.
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A dirt cheap solution? Common clay material may help curb methane emissions

Technology Org 11 Jan 2022
The vast majority of emitted methane comes from such sources as slash-and-burn agriculture, dairy farming, coal and ore mining, wetlands, and melting permafrost ... The ideal location for such systems, the team concluded, would be in places where there is a relatively concentrated source of methane, such as dairy barns and coal mines.
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Common clay could curb methane emissions

The Engineer 11 Jan 2022
Researchers in the US have developed an approach to controlling methane emissions using a common, inexpensive type of clay called zeolite ... The systems’ ideal location, the team concluded, would be in places with a concentrated source of methane such as dairy barns and coal mines.
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How to address legacy fossil fuel sites for a clean energy future

GreenBiz 11 Jan 2022
However, this transition also demands the nation tackles its energy system’s legacy and the negative impacts of fossil fuel infrastructure, including orphaned and abandoned oil and gas wells and coal mines ... Abandoned underground coal mines also released 237,000 mt of methane in 2019, equivalent to the annual emissions of almost 1.3 million cars.
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Common clay materials may help curb methane emissions

Phys Dot Org 10 Jan 2022
The vast majority of emitted methane comes from such sources as slash-and-burn agriculture, dairy farming, coal and ore mining, wetlands, and melting permafrost ... The ideal location for such systems, the team concluded, would be in places where there is a relatively concentrated source of methane, such as dairy barns and coal mines.
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Letter to the editor: Vermont falls short in true renewable energy efforts

Addison County Independent 06 Jan 2022
Critical to the electrification issue are three factors ... Hydro Quebec and out-of-state nuclear are not carbon neutral, both have relatively high methane emissions; hydro from decomposing natural materials from the impounded landscape, and nuclear from mining, transportation, decommissioning practices, and long-term storage of spent fuel ... Bristol. .
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Report: Bitcoin consumes less energy compared to banking and gold industry

Cryptoslate 04 Jan 2022
There is no denying that the Bitcoin network consumes a substantial amount of energy, but this energy consumption is what makes it so robust and secure.” Oil producers can use wasted methane to mine BTC ... fields, where mining the asset can directly reduce methane emissions.
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DTEK Energy cuts emissions and costs using coal mine methane

World Coal 04 Jan 2022
DTEK Energy has processed over 1 million m3 of coal mine methane released from the Stepova mine to produce electricity and thermal energy for in-house consumption ... .
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Putin Orders Russian Cabinet to Take Measures to Ensure Safety at Coal Mines

Urdu Point 03 Jan 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin has tasked the government with taking steps to ensure personnel safety at coal mines as well as shutting down those that are prone to accidents, after an explosion at a Kemerovo region mine left 51 dead ... On November 25, a methane explosion occurred at the Listvyazhnaya coal mine in the Kemerovo Region.
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Bitcoin Mining At Home: Trend To Watch In 2022

Bitcoin Magazine 03 Jan 2022
Bitcoin Magazine gets an inside scoop on the hot at home mining trend from various companies in the industry ... Upstream Data is best known for its innovation in capturing emissions from the oil and gas industry, using captured methane and flared natural gas to power mobile bitcoin mining rigs ... Home mining is where it has always begun.
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Aspen Skiing Co. sends strong message to critics of its actions on climate change

Post Independent 01 Jan 2022
Aspen Skiing Co ... Schendler said sustainability reports like the one Skico regularly produces are typically just a diversion from the bigger issue ... You’re hypocrites ... Skico has also partnered with the utility on renewable energy projects, such as capturing methane from a former coal mine near Paonia, creating energy and feeding it to the grid ... Donate ... .
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Karmis: The importance of carbon management in energy policy

The Roanoke Times 30 Dec 2021
This summer, Mountain Valley Pipeline announced voluntary plans to offset its operational emissions by investing $150 million over a decade to offset approximately 730,000 metric tons of CO2-equivalent per year through a plan built around the capture of methane vented from a metallurgical coal mine operating in Southwest Virginia.

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