Eagle Ford Shale

Report Offers Grim Predictions for South Texas Air Quality Amid Eagle Ford Oil Boom

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

A newly released study commissioned by the state of Texas makes some striking projections as a consequence of the vast increase in oil production in the Eagle Ford Shale region. These include a 281 percent increase of airborne volatile organic compounds (VOCs) during the peak ozone season compared to 2012 emissions and a potential 69 percent increase in nitrogen oxides — which react with VOCs in sunlight to create ground-level ozone, the main component of smog.

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Media Release: AB & I and Environmental Justice Group Collaborate on Sustainability Project

Posted on Apr 10th, 2014

A major San Francisco Bay Area Iron Foundry and the Environmental Justice group, Global Community Monitor, have agreed to collaborate on a sustainability and water quality project that will better protect the waters of San Francisco Bay and conserve precious water resources.

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New Orleans’ WWLTV Covers Coal Pollution and Anti-Coal Activism

Posted on Apr 5th, 2014

A recent news story New Orleans’ major news channel covered multiple aspects of the coal export issue – the class-action suit against the International Marine Terminal (IMT), the impact of the proposed RAM terminal on coastal restoration, and the heavy, regional coal-dust pollution.

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