America has a lot to gain from Natural Gas as a fuel for the future, not only to help relieve us of our dependence on foreign oil, but also to decrease our emissions and impact on the environment. We look at the significant roadblocks to the broader distribution and use of this miracle natural resource.
A proposed reform to a 142 year-old hardrock mining bill, sponsored by Peter DeFazio (D-OR), updates the archaic regulations on hard rock mining on public lands.
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?
Maintaining a right-of-way for public access or utility companies is the duty of the land owner. Users of the property must also exercise due care restoring the land to its original state if damaged. Responsible parties should understand the elements of maintenance required, and the precautions they can take to avoid the harmful effects of soil erosion on their access-land.
Gravel runway life cycles can prove to be very costly, however there are ways to manage costs through life cycle assessments and certified techniques that can also extend these life cycles.