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Fracking boom to strengthen U.S. dollar | Energy | News | Financial Post

Fracking boom to strengthen U.S. dollar | Energy | News | Financial Post | San Francisco Bay Area | Scoop.it
Oil’s negative drag on the dollar is weakening as rising U.S. natural gas and crude production propels the nation to the highest level of energy self- sufficiency in two decades
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Feds open criminal probe of Chevron - San Jose Mercury News

Air quality investigators find that the Richmond refinery used a pipe to circumvent a required monitoring device.
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SF public power plan given tentative OK

SF public power plan given tentative OK | San Francisco Bay Area | Scoop.it

(Editorial comment: Sounds good - except for the unfortunate company name - Shell Energy NA. Now let's see how it all plays out. Could be setting up another boondoggle - or, eventually, another power monopoly - for SF'ans - let's hope not.)

 

San Francisco took a major step toward public power Tuesday when the Board of Supervisors gave initial approval to a five-year contract with Shell Energy North America to provide 100 percent renewable power to San Franciscans willing to pay a...

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S.F. water taxis, shuttles OKd

S.F. water taxis, shuttles OKd | San Francisco Bay Area | Scoop.it
The San Francisco Port Commission approved a water taxi service on the bay Tuesday that by next month could be taking passengers by boat on the city's waterfront and to other spots on the bay.
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RAB Meetings Cut, Effective Immediately

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Professor Seeks Green Solutions for the Point

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Treasure Island sites called safe from radiation

Treasure Island sites called safe from radiation | San Francisco Bay Area | Scoop.it
State health officials have declared day care and youth centers, ballfields, some residential backyards and other sites on Treasure Island ...
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California Air Resources Board asked to ease cap-and trade program - San Jose Mercury News

Curbing greenhouse gas emissions too costly, board told...

(Ed's comment: "...provide an efficient and equitable way to discover the actual value of a ton of carbon..." Haven't "we" discovered the "actual value of a ton of carbon" is more than the planet can afford these days?)

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S.F. weighing green alternative to PG&E

S.F. weighing green alternative to PG&E | San Francisco Bay Area | Scoop.it
The Board of Supervisors is set to consider legislation Tuesday that would allocate $19.5 million to secure a contract with Shell Energy North America to provide 100 percent renewable power to San Franciscans who want to pay a premium for it, with...
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Dumping the Navy Way » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

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Navy sought to stifle concerns of radiation on S.F. Bay island, emails show

Navy sought to stifle concerns of radiation on S.F. Bay island, emails show | San Francisco Bay Area | Scoop.it
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