Ontario defines consultations for Energy East

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This recent Canadian Press article discusses TransCanada Corp.’s 4,500 kilometre Energy East pipeline, and its revised guidelines around project communications with First Nations communities.  The major hydrocarbon pipeline project is labelled “Energy East” and is a 15.7 billion dollar structure,…

Ever smelt a rotten egg? A recent survey by Enbridge Gas reveals many Ontarians can’t identify the smell that could save their lives

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Digital Journal, TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 23, 2015) The smell of rotten eggs is added to natural gas to alert the public of a potential gas leak, yet according to an Ipsos Reid survey* conducted by Enbridge Gas Distribution (Enbridge),…

Manure from millions of hogs fuels natural gas project

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Yahoo News, By MARGARET STAFFORD, November 15, 2015 ALBANY, Mo. (AP) — One recipe for renewable natural gas goes: Place manure from about 2 million hogs in lagoons, cover them with an impermeable material and let it bake until gas…

Climate change, renewable energy, and letting conventional wisdom go

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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists ROUNDTABLE: TECHNOLOGY’S ROLE IN A CLIMATE SOLUTION; 10/21/2015 – 09:07 By Jennie C. Stephens & Elizabeth J. Wilson To address climate change, the world needs to shift away from fossil fuels and move toward predominantly…

The world wastes more than twice as much energy as it uses every year

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Tech Insider, Rebecca Harrington, October 5, 2015 Sometimes looking at the big picture is the best way to understand what’s going on. That’s definitely the case for figuring out where the world’s energy comes from and goes. Lawrence Livermore National…