Category Archives: Energy

Trump Takes Aim At A Centerpiece Of Obama’s Climate Legacy

The Trump administration aims to roll back the Clean Power Plan, which limits emissions from power plants, lift the moratorium on federal coal leases and change the “social cost of carbon” policy. Source: Trump Takes Aim At A Centerpiece Of … Continue reading

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California may face ‘significant risk’ from dam

California may face ‘significant risk’ from dam “Repair contracts will have to be awarded by June and workers will have to have the spillway in solid enough shape by Nov. 1, the experts warned. “This is a very demanding schedule, … Continue reading

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The longest stretch of no sunspots since 2009

The longest stretch of no sunspots since 2009 | Behind The Black “The Sun just completed its longest stretch, 15 days, without sunspots since 2009, suggesting once again that the solar minimum is coming much sooner than expected. So far this year … Continue reading

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Boomer Legacy: California’s Oroville Dam

AMERICAN DIGEST Essays, News, Notes, and Quotes “the Boomer generation is going out in a fit of frenzied self-recognition: It enjoyed all that was given to it, did not accomplish much itself, and left a mess to its successors. Its metaphor … Continue reading

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Amazon planning third data complex near Hermiston & Fulfillment Center In Troutdale 

“The East Oregonian reports that Seattle-based e-commerce giant recently bought 120 acres of land next to the Hermiston Generating Plant.” Cheap power & land: “All that growth means dollars and investment in smaller communities….City manager Russ Pelleberg said construction brings … Continue reading

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Hydrocarbon Lakes On Titan May Occasionally Erupt With Nitrogen Bubbles

Hydrocarbon Lakes On Titan May Occasionally Erupt With Nitrogen Bubbles : SCIENCE : Tech Times “Researchers at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) replicated the harsh and frigid conditions on Titan. They showed how even minor fluctuations in air pressure, … Continue reading

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Venezuela threatens to take over bakeries amid bread shortage – Socialist Failure – More Stupid Moves

Oil rich and once prosperous and proud, Socialism has driven Venezuela into chaos. Still Maduro doubles down on micro-managing the economy. More failure to follow. Source: Venezuela threatens to take over bakeries amid bread shortage – UPI.com “President Nicolas Maduro said the government … Continue reading

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