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Creating Oil and Gas Industry Regulation without the Burden

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Nestor Galina/Flickr

Regulations on oil and gas industries are necessary to ensure safety, environmental protection and smooth operations, but what are the impacts on production? Read the rest of this entry »

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Who’s Responsible for Fixing Damaged Roadways in Ohio?

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Anthony/Flickr

We explore the methodology behind Ohio’s Road Use Maintenance Act and how the agreements within will impact roads, companies and communities. Read the rest of this entry »

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It’s Time to Take Control of Dust From Gravel Roads

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davebloggs007/Flickr

After much protest, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador will resume its dust control measures. Is this the start of change on a larger scale? Read the rest of this entry »

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Midwest Honored for Sixth Time in Inc. 5000


Inc 5000Midwest is celebrating its sixth time on the Inc. 5000 list, joining the top 4% of companies who have been honored

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The Relationship Between Energy And The Economy Is More Complex Than You Think

In the first of Steve Vitale's blogs, he explains how the relationship between energy and the economy is becoming more complex than before and what knock-on effects this will have

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Taking Back the Earth: How to Reclaim Land from Erosion Damage

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This article takes a look at how reclamation techniques can be used to combat and prevent erosion of usable land and how land can be effectively, permanently reclaimed.

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Green Roads Offer Economic Benefits Without the Environmental Drawbacks

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Roads built using conventional materials are associated with numerous environmental problems. Thankfully, there’s a solution to the issue, and we now have the technology to construct green roads.

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What is Fines Preservation?

Gravel runway

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Originally used for gravel runways, Fines Preservation® can also be applied to unpaved roads, offering a long-term alternative to road pavement.

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Microbial dust prevention methods aren’t the future…yet

There have been numerous stories about microbial technology revolutionizing dust prevention, but they aren’t necessarily a good thing...

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West Coast’s Trucks Are a Concern for Coachella Residents

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sergejf/Flickr

The West Coast mine, just north of Coachella, has been granted a permit to continue operations for 55 more years. We investigate the effects that this could have on traffic for the surrounding areas.
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