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Nuclear Industry Slowed By Its Own Waste

September 24th, 2012

ATLANTA (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) –  Just as the nuclear industry is starting to build reactors after a 30-year drought, it faces another dry spell. The industry thought it had what it needed for its rebirth: federal loan guarantees; a uniform reactor design; a streamlined licensing process. The nightmares from the 1979 partial meltdown at Three Mile […]

Japan Draws Curtain on Nuclear Energy Following Germany

September 19th, 2012

TOKYO (Bloomberg) –  Japan plans to scrap atomic power by the end of the 2030s, bowing to public pressure after the Fukushima nuclear disaster caused mass evacuations and left areas north of Tokyo uninhabitable for decades. The country’s first post-Fukushima energy policy approved today by Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda means the country will join Germany […]

Oil Pares Gains as Concerns Over More Supply Weigh

September 19th, 2012

LONDON (Bloomberg) – Oil extended losses amid speculation that crude-producing countries will increase supply, outweighing the impact of Japan’s expanded program of monetary easing and economic stimulus. Futures fell as much as 1 percent. Saudi Arabia is taking action to reduce the price of oil by pumping about 10 million barrels a day of crude […]

The Evolving Role of Natural Gas Exports

September 19th, 2012

OMAHA (Capstone Energy Services) – In the last five years the United States has discovered vast reserves of natural gas. These reserves have been identified primarily through the use of new and enhanced exploration technologies: horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). According to new estimates issued by the U.S. Energy Information Agency in August, proved […]

Energy Facts

Energy Facts

Natural gas can be used as a raw material in a variety of products, including paint, fertilizer, plastics and medicines.

Natural gas produces fewer emissions than other fossil fuels, with less nitrogen, sulfur, carbon and fine particulates.

Texas produces the largest amount of natural gas in the USA.

The biggest consumer of coal in the US is the electric power sector.

There are 17,658 electric utility generators in the USA.
 

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Energy & the Environment

Energy & the Environment

How we assist clients in responding to national environmental concerns.

  • Initiate and manage a "Green" energy procurement program
  • Evaluate national legislative and regulatory initiatives
  • Research state and local energy efficiency programs and incentives
  • Track energy use and related emissions estimate