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India: ASI evinces concern for illegal mining

The Archaeological Survey of India has expressed concern over illegal mining activities in the Braj region of Rajasthan causing serious environmental pollution and damage to heritage structures. In a letter to Rajasthan Chief Secretary Anil Vaish, ASI Director General C Babu Rajeev requested him to issue appropriate instructions to halt...

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Nuclear energy solution too slow, say Greens

The Greens say the findings of a prime ministerial task force on nuclear energy are bad news for the nuclear industry. Prime Minister John Howard released the final report of the review into nuclear energy, uranium mining and processing this morning. Greens Senator Christine Milne says the report shows uranium will...

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New Frontier Energy, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Oil and Gas Leases

New Frontier Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: NFEI), a natural resource exploration and production company, engaged in the exploration, acquisition and development of oil and gas properties in the United States, today announced that it acquired 15% working interest in approximately 15,000 acres in Route County Colorado. The acreage includes all...

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Namibia: Lüderitz Sets Pace in Wind Energy

Some residents of the Lã¼deritz district have embarked on a project to test the feasibility of wind energy at the coastal town. The scheme, called the Lã¼deritz Wind Energy Demonstration Project, is one of last week’s 12 grant recipients of the United Nations Development Fund/Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme...

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CONSOL to supply coal to FirstEnergy

CONSOL Energy Inc. said it would supply more than 128 million tons of high-BTU coal to FirstEnergy Corp. over 20 years, starting in 2009. Under the new agreement, which replaces one that began in 2003, CONSOL will increase coal shipments by 2 million tons per year to provide coal for...

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steuben county gas leases

Natural gas drilling in the Southern Tier, once heavily weighted in favor of the drilling companies, is now shifting toward the landowners’ interests. Two factors are pushing the pendulum. One is a new policy, implemented in August 2005, which allows parties with land in a well unit to buy their...

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natural gas in ny southern tier

Natural gas drilling in the Southern Tier, once heavily weighted in favor of the drilling companies, is now shifting toward the landowners’ interests. Two factors are pushing the pendulum. One is a new policy, implemented in August 2005, which allows parties with land in a well unit to buy their...

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Chemung County Gas Wells

Natural gas drilling in the Southern Tier, once heavily weighted in favor of the drilling companies, is now shifting toward the landowners’ interests. Two factors are pushing the pendulum. One is a new policy, implemented in August 2005, which allows parties with land in a well unit to buy their...

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