North Dakota State University (NDSU) President Dean L. Bresciani organized $350,000 to fund research into solutions for the dust produced by North Dakota’s oil industry.
In a time when environmental issues are close to the hearts of many, some companies are making it easier for individuals to make a real difference.
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?