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Air quality, oil shale, and wilderness

Douglas G Fox

Air quality, oil shale, and wilderness

a workshop to identify and protect air quality related values of the Flat Tops

by Douglas G Fox

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Published by Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air quality -- Colorado,
  • Oil-shales -- Environmental aspects -- Colorado,
  • Wilderness areas -- Colorado

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDouglas G. Fox, Dennis J. Murphy, and Dennis Haddow ; jointly sponsored by U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, White River National Forest, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station
    SeriesGeneral technical report RM -- 91
    ContributionsMurphy, Dennis J. 1951-, Haddow, Dennis, United States. Forest Service. Rocky Mountain Region, White River National Forest (Colo.), Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13607412M

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The Wilderness Society is celebrating with the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance over striking a deal with the conservative elements in the state.

The high oil prices of recent years led to increased initiative to exploit the oil shale and tar sands in the region. such that now the air pollution in the rural area is equivalent to living.

The environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing is related to land use and water consumption, air emissions, including methane emissions, brine and fracturing fluid leakage, water contamination, noise pollution, and and air pollution are the biggest risks to human health from hydraulic fracturing.

Research has determined that human health is affected. Producing and using oil and gas can affect air quality. We have developed more efficient transport fuels for customers and focused on improving motorists’ fuel efficiency.

We also work to reduce air pollution from our operations, including limiting emissions of nitrogen. Despite the prediction, air quality has been improving worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Air pollution has also sharply declined in industrialized countries.

Carbon dioxide (CO2), the gas environmentalists are worried about today, is odorless, invisible and harmless to humans in normal amounts. After nearly a decade, a massive oil shale project that puts Utah's clean air and rivers at risk finally arrives in federal court.

The main environmental aspects covered are the greenhouse gas footprint of shale gas compared to coal, ozone nonattainment in urban shale plays (e.g., the Barnett Shale of Texas), hazardous air pollutants such as formaldehyde and benzene, and the likely underestimate of emissions from oil and gas activities in official emission inventories.

Air quality, oil shale, and wilderness - a workshop to identify and protect air quality related values of the Flat Tops. By D.G. Fox, D.J. Murphy and D. Air quality Haddow. Topics: Wilderness, Air pollution. In March the Bureau of Land Management allocated more thanacres of federal public land in the Colorado River Basin to oil shale and tar sands development.

“Given all of Utah’s current pollution problems under the Clean Air Act, it makes no sense to further harm public health and exacerbate climate change,” said Bill Snape, senior. Water-sucking Project Threatens Endangered Species, Climate, Air Quality.

Conservation groups today sued the Trump administration to challenge what would be the nation’s first commercial-scale oil shale and wilderness book and processing facility. The lawsuit says officials failed to protect several endangered species when they approved rights-of-way across public lands to provide utilities.

indicate that air pollution control could cost from $ to $/bbl of syncrude produced (rough-ly 3 to 5 percent of the selling price of the oil).

The only means for predicting the long-range im-pacts of oil shale emissions on ambient air quality in the oil shale oil shale and in neighboring regions are mathematical dispersion models, which are the. The Environmental Protection Agency proposed new air pollution rules for oil and gas production today.

The regulations are the first national standards for emissions from hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, a controversial practice used to extract natural gas in the Barnet Shale and in South Texas, among other places.

Carbon Pollution: Oil shale is dirtier than coal when it comes to carbon pollution. Ninety percent of Estonia’s carbon dioxide emissions come from burning oil shale. Air Pollution: A July report from the Swedish Air Pollution and Climate Secretariat concludes that Estonia is the largest per capita polluter in the region, and calls on the.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Through its 15 carefully constructed cases, the book gives readers a first-hand look at some of the most interesting landmark and illuminating new controversies in U.S.

environmental policy making. “The Central Valley has some of the worst air quality in the nation, and we know fracking and drilling make air quality worse,” said Clare Lakewood, a senior attorney at the Center for. "The environmental destruction, air pollution and water pollution inherent in this proposed oil shale mining project is something that every citizen of Utah should be alarmed about,” said Dr.

Brian Moench, president and founder of Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment. Shale oil refers to hydrocarbons that are trapped in formations of shale rock.

Fracking is a process that oil companies use to drill down into the layers of shale and open up the rock formations.

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Researchers have found that a gallon of shale oil can emit as much as 50 percent more carbon dioxide than a gallon of conventional oil would over its given lifecycle from extraction to tailpipe. Due to these concerns and others, 13 environmental groups, including the Wilderness Society, Sierra Club and Natural Resources Defense Council, teamed.

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There are million oil and gas facilities across the U.S. – from active production wells to processing plants. More than 12 million people live within 1/2 mile of these facilities, and many are exposed to air and water pollution on a daily basis, which can lead to an array of health issues.

Chapter Alaska: America’s Wilderness Frontier: A Case Study Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act: National Parks, Wildlife Refuges, and Wilderness Oil Versus Wilderness on the ANWR Chapter The Clean Water Act and Water Ecosystems The Clean Water Act Safe Drinking.

CHL Conversions • CHL Act allows conversion of conventional oil and gas lease to Combined Hydrocarbon Lease • Numerous applications received early s • Several EISs initiated – Some completed; some processes stopped • October – January BLM tries to pull some of these off the shelf, puts others to rest – Circle Cliffs, Tar Sands Triangle, Book Cliffs/PR.

Unfortunately the beautiful Book Cliffs area is being targeted for commercial development of oil shale and tar sands, a fossil fuel development process that strip mines the land, destroys wildlife habitat, pollutes our air, leaves a legacy of toxic waste, accelerates climate change and contaminates water.

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Oil Shale/Tar Sands Development Would Threaten Wilderness-Quality Lands Oil shale and tar sands resources in Utah lie within the greater Book Cliffs-Uinta Basin region, among some of our country’s most spectacularly wild landscapes.

The huge impacts to these lands from oil shale development—from both. EPA/ July EPA PROGRAM CONFERENCE REPORT: OIL SHALE Proceedings of the EPA/Industry Forum JanuaryPrepared by H.F. Coffer C.K. GeoEnergy Corporation Paradise Road Suite A Las Vegas, Nevada Alden Christiansen Cincinnati, Ohio William N.

McCarthy, Jr. Office of Energy, Minerals and Industry Environmental Protection Agency. The Eagle Ford Shale in southern Texas remains one of the most productive oil and gas regions in the US.

Like the Permian Basin and Bakken Shale, ubiquitous natural gas flaring serves as an uncertain source of trace gas emissions within the Eagle Ford. A lack of ambient air quality data, especially in the western shale, impedes a thorough understanding of trace gas emissions within the shale.

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White River Shale Project: prevention of significant deterioration of air quality oil shale tracts Ua and Ub Item Preview. Western oil shale has high water content, with barrels of water produced per barrel of oil. 2 Much of this water can be recovered during development and recycled.

• To further quantify water needs and explore recycling options, sitespeci c access to the Western oil shale resources on federal lands and a path forward on a commercial. failing to consider an alternative that protected public lands, including wilderness-quality lands, and habitat important for the survival of the sage grouse; and failing to adequately consider the impacts of oil shale on air quality and climate change.

Lawsuit #2: Oil Shale. Nearby national parks are already threatened by air pollution from coal plants. advocate of oil shale; will hear an appeal by the Sierra Club and Southern Utah Wilderness.

Book description. Shale Oil and Gas Handbook: Theory, Technologies, and Challenges provides users with information on how shale oil and gas exploration has revolutionized today’s energy industry. As activity has boomed and job growth continues to increase, training in this area for new and experienced engineers is essential.

The U.S. was bullish on oil shale during the ’s oil shocks, but when gas prices fell again, so did the enthusiasm for oil shale. American companies didn’t look into mining domestic oil shale again until —again, thanks to spiking oil prices.

George W. Bush’s Energy Policy Act of officially opened federal lands to oil shale. concentrated zones of oil and gas development and the attendant adverse environmental impacts. In addition,acres of existing oil shale and tar sands leases on non-federal lands, together with theacres of federal lands open to possible development, put in peril Utah’s communities, ecological resources, and air and water quality.

The high oil prices of recent years led to increased initiative to exploit the oil shale and tar sands in the region. The region is located at the headwaters of the Colorado River. Compendium Reports on Oil Shale Technology, Volume 1 Compendium Reports on Oil Shale Technology, Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (Las Vegas, Nev.) Research reporting series: Interagency energy-environment research and development, United States Environmental Protection Agency: Editors: G.

Slawson, Teh Fu Yen: Contributors. Boomtown Blues: Colorado Oil Shale, (World Resources and Environmental Issues Series) by Andrew Gulliford | Dec 1, out of 5 stars 1. David Garbett, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, () Bill Snape, Center for Biological Diversity, () Utah Tar Sands, Oil Shale Refinery Challenged.

Green River Refinery Would Pollute Air, Enable Dangerous Oil Shale, Tar Sands Mining in Colorado River Basin."According to a number of studies and publications GAO reviewed, shale oil and gas development poses risks to air quality, generally as the result of (1) engine exhaust from increased truck.

Oil shale is a type of sedimentary rock that is rich in kerogen. Kerogen is a part of rock that breaks down and releases hydrocarbons when heated. Hydrocarbons are substances made entirely of hydrogen and carbon. Petroleum and natural gas are probably the most familiar hydrocarbons.

The hydrocarbons in oil shale can be used as an alternative to petroleum or natural gas.