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Florida Vets4Energy: Nation's economic security, safety at risk due to drilling, oil exploration ban

Vets4Energy in Florida is spreading the word that the current ban on drilling and oil exploration off the Atlantic coast is making America vulnerable.  

Battle-wounded veteran campaigns for energy independence

James McCormick, a retired U.S. Army captain who lost comrades, suffered a traumatic brain injury in a roadside bomb blast and was shot three times in the Iraq War, and who now suffers from PTSD, told local civic leaders and residents Thursday that importing Middle Eastern oil is like funding terrorism.  

Norway offers new offshore drilling licenses in Barents Sea

"The potential is huge," Oil Minister Tord Lien said. "If the companies are successful in their exploration, Northern Norway will enter a new era."  

Emissions fall to near 25-year low due to natural gas

"Carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation [in 2015 was] the lowest since 1993 and 21 percent below their 2005 level."  

Fossil Fuels May Not Dwindle Anytime Soon

The U. S. Energy Information Administration foresees continued dominance for coal, gas and oil.  

Feds Say Fracking Now Provides 67% Of US Natural Gas

Fracking accounted for a mere seven percent of total U.S. natural gas production in 2000 and produced 3.6 billion cubic feet of gas per day. By 2015, America produced 79 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day.  

Sally Jewell: 'Keep it in the ground' protests 'naive'

"It's going to take a very long time before we can wean ourselves from fossil fuels, so I think that to keep it in the ground is naive, to say we could shift to 100 percent renewables is naive...""  

Why Are They Hiding the Good News About Fracking?

There's no evidence -- zero, zilch, nada -- that fracking contaminates drinking water. Researchers hoped to keep these findings secret.