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DCNR and DEP Begin Plugging Legacy Wells in Forest County

Courier Express 09 Apr 2021
President Joe Biden's recently announced "American Jobs Plan" includes investing $16 billion to cap hundreds of thousands of orphan oil and gas wells and abandoned mines, which would create good jobs in those communities where the orphan wells and mines exist as well as address the ongoing environmental impacts of leaking methane and brine.

Breaking the mold: In-depth look at how Erie-based IRG wants to change plastic recycling's future

Erie Times-News 09 Apr 2021
Show Caption. Hide Caption. IRG founder Mitch Hecht has plans for plastics recycling plant in Erie ... Jack Hanrahan, Erie Times-News ... First ... Second ... It would reduce the amount of plastic waste that ends up in the environment or in landfills, therefore decreasing methane. And it would reduce coal mining operations and the process of turning coal into coke.

US Budgets $35Mln to Research Ways to Cut Methane in Fossil Fuel Production - Energy Dept.

Urdu Point 08 Apr 2021
A United States' research effort with $35 million in new funding will attempt to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas wells, coal mines and engines powered with natural gas, the US Energy Department said on Thursday ... and reduce methane in coal mines, the release said.

Mysterious plumes of methane gas appear over Bangladesh

Hindustan Times 08 Apr 2021
Scientists are just beginning to pinpoint the biggest sources of methane ... The bulk of the methane likely came from rice paddies, he said ... Domesticated livestock, leaks from the oil and gas industry, landfills and coal mining are just some of the human activities that result in methane emissions, according to the Global Methane Initiative.

On management of Bandhwari landfill, NGT asks Haryana to take ownership of basic responsibilities

Indian Express 08 Apr 2021
Top News Right Now. Chhattisgarh ... SC dismisses plea by Anil Deshmukh, Maharashtra govt against CBI probeClick here for more ... “The first step is to excavate legacy waste, loosen it and make windrows so that the leachate can be dried up through solar exposure and all the entrapped methane is removed from the heap before bio-mining ... Delhi ... Tags ... Live Blog ... .

10 Schools Awarded for Addressing COVID-19, Social Justice, Human Trafficking and More in $2M STEM ...

The Marshall News Messenger 06 Apr 2021
RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 6, 2021-- ... For the past few months, hundreds of students from every corner of the country have been building prototypes, apps and more – both virtually and in-person ... Mining Accidents – Designed a device that detects high levels of methane underground to protect local miners working in hazardous conditions.

Sip ’N Dip Lounge named one of 'world's most extraordinary bars'

Missoulian 05 Apr 2021
Garnet is an abandoned gold mining town that dates from the 1890s, and was the residential and commercial center for an area that was extensively mined between 1870 and 1920 ... Elkhorn was a silver mining town established in 1872 ... 27, 1943, an explosion caused by a buildup of methane gas trapped 74 coal miners inside the Smith Mine near Bearcreek.

Not Far From Bessemer, Over a Thousand Alabama Coal Miners Are on Strike

truthout 04 Apr 2021
on Thursday, just as the night shift started, 1,100 miners at the Warrior Met mines in Brookwood, Alabama officially went on strike ... I live at the mine ... The mines also produce a significant quantity of methane gas; this makes them valuable for profit-hungry natural gas speculators, but also more dangerous for the miners.

Biden's world climate summit must include a pledge to tackle methane emissions

The Hill 03 Apr 2021
To do so, the NDC must include aggressive reductions of methane pollution. Methane pollution, commonly emitted during oil and gas production, as well as from agriculture, coal mines, and landfills, warms the planet 80 times more than carbon pollution over 20 years ... should not be satisfied with a methane policy from 2016.

Australia Suffering Biggest Impacts: An Interview With Climate Scientist Dr Andrew King

Sydney Criminal Lawyers 02 Apr 2021
Yet, it has also been critiqued as being too conservative in its estimates ... But while the federal Coalition has been spruiking gas as some kind of clean alternative – akin to solar or wind – the reality of the shift in chosen fossil fuel is that the methane involved in the mining of gas can prove than carbon in terms of greenhouse effect.

President Biden unveils multi-trillion dollar infrastructure plan

New York Post 31 Mar 2021
Cap oil wells and old mines ... The White House said that “[h]undreds of thousands of former orphan oil and gas wells and abandoned mines pose serious safety hazards, while also causing ongoing air, water, and other environmental damage.” ... hardrock, and uranium mines.

FACT SHEET: The American Jobs Plan

The White House 31 Mar 2021
It will put hundreds of thousands of people to work laying thousands of miles of transmission lines and capping hundreds of thousands of orphan oil and gas wells and abandoned mines ... Many of these old wells and mines are located in rural communities that have suffered from years of disinvestment.

Thick plumes of smoke rise on Holi eve as section of landfill catches fire

The Times of India 29 Mar 2021
New Delhi. A section of caught on Sunday evening, leading to residents in nearby areas of as to of rose from the waste mound ... Decomposition of organic garbage produces combustible methane gas, which often catches fire ... However, they claimed that interventions such as levelling of surface and bio-mining have controlled methane formation ... Download ... Delhi.

Trump’s harmful executive orders

Citrus County Chronicle 29 Mar 2021
Here are the accomplishments of the Trump Administration which his supporters seem to value the most. Persuading the Iranians to resume their development of nuclear weapons, and taking every possible measure to prevent people who are not Caucasian from entering this country ... Approved coal mines near Yellowstone. Repealed methane emission rules ... .