New York Governor Orders Moratorium on Fracking, But It’s Only Sort of Good News

December 13, 2010 by  
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Daniel Foster via flickr This weekend, Governor Paterson ordered a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, that will last until July. But it’s only on certain kinds of drilling—horizontal wells as opposed to vertical wells—and it came after Paterson vetoed a bill that would have put all fracking on hold until May. At the same time, the Delaware River Basin Commission—of which Paterson is a member—also looks like it is

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Evangelicals May Now Hold Key to US Climate Action

December 13, 2010 by  
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Be Generous for Streetsblog NYC’s First Fundraiser

December 13, 2010 by  
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Image: Screen capture from Streetsblog.org We Need More Orgs Like StreetsBlog! Our friends at StreetsBlog NYC are in the middle of their first fundraiser ever. The first four years of their existence were funded by a very generous single donor (thanks, Mark Gorton !), but they now need help from the larger community to keep going.

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F1 Racing to Downsize from V8s to 4-Cylinder Engines in 2013

December 13, 2010 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC A Smaller VRRRRRRRRRRROOOOMMMM The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council has approved new specs for Formula One, and starting in 2013, F1s will see a huge engines downsizing (more details on this below) and the addition of new fuel-saving technologies.

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