1 September 2014. Zaporozhye Nuclear Plant, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, is vulnerable to ‘direct bombardment’ in Ukraine if caught in the conflict, a Greenpeace nuclear energy expert told a German newspaper.
1 September 2014. North Texas water wells within two miles of active gas drilling sites contain higher concentrations of arsenic and other carcinogens, according to a study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology.
1 September 2014. The mine was issued an imminent harm cessation order on Sunday, August 31st after WV DEP say they discovered mine officials had been pumping water from a pit on the mine's property into a nearby ditch.
1 September 2014. The federal government of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Brazilian firm, BENCO Energie Ltd, for the construction of a 700 megawatts (MW) power plant to be sited in Bayelsa State.
31 August 2014. UltraTech Cement has completed the acquisition of cement units of Jaypee Cement Corporation (JCCL) in Gujarat.
31 August 2014. The Ministry of Environment says copper, iron, manganese, arsenic, silver, selenium and vanadium were found in concentrations that exceeded provincial standards during testing near the Mount Polley mine.
30 August 2014. A utility says it will stop burning coal at a southwest Ohio power plant that was the site of a recent oil spill into the Ohio River. Charlotte, North Carolina-based Duke Energy says it will retire the last two coal-fired units Sept. 1 at the New Richmond, Ohio, plant.
30 August 2014. A ceremony was held Friday to mark the ground-breaking event for a new cement plant with Chinese investment in northern Kyrgyzstan. The projected cement plant, believed to be largest in Kyrgyzstan on completion, will be located in Kemin, Chui province, about 13 kilometers east of the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek.
30 August 2014. Fracking for oil in California happens at shallower depths than previously realized and could pose a risk to precious groundwater supplies.
30 August 2014. Reliance Industries Ltd plans to invest about $13 billion in energy projects, including a 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude refinery at its Jamnagar complex.
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