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William A. Ruskin: Environmentalists Support Fracking But With Important Reservations

By William A. Ruskin It is necessary that natural gas be substituted for coal and oil as an energy source if the world is to have any chance of avoiding runaway greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions, particularly from the developing world. At present, it is unrealistic to expect renewable...

A Provisional Winner of an Offshore Wind Lease is Announced and that Means the Goal Line is Still Far Off

By J. Wylie Donald Offshore wind took another small step forward when US Wind was announced as the provisional winner of the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's auction of development rights to nearly 80,000 acres off of Maryland. The price? $8.7 million. According to the BOEM press...