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The Utah tar sands time bomb

By John Deede, Shale Plays Media | Google+ While the debate over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline stretching from Alberta’s tar sands to the U.S. Gulf Coast has dominated environmental news, few people are aware that Utah has its own tar sand formation. The U.S. Government Accountability Office estimates that the recoverable oil in the Green River Formation located in ...

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St. Tammany council looking for earlier court date

Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media Although the court date for St. Tammany Parish Council’s case against Helis Oil & Gas is set for October 27, the council has requested that the hearing be moved to an earlier date, according to Robert Rhoden for the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The request for a more timely hearing was made Friday (Sept. 12) after ...

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