Discussions about hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have heated up over the past few months. Here’s a quick summary of what fracking is and a few of the concerns. “Fracking” is a slang term for hydraulic fracturing. Energy companies use this technique for extracting higher quantities of oil and natural gas from the ground. Step 1 –… Read More.
The benefit of biofuel is often discussed as being a renewable energy solution that reduces our reliance on the finite supply of fossil fuel deep within our earth. By using renewable energy, we ensure valuable resources will be available for generations to come. Biofuel, however, has many more benefits and a significant one is safety.… Read More.
If you enjoy the clean air in Oregon, its time to thank a cow. Since July 2019, dairy cows are contributing to cleaner air in our atmosphere, thanks to a $55 million investment and partnership between Threemile Canyon Farms, Equilibrium, and Iogen Corporation. Since it’s founding in 1999, Threemile Canyon Farms in Boardman, Oregon has… Read More.
On December 19, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule allowing E15 blended gasoline be sold year-round. Previous standards set by the EPA in 2007 sought to encourage the production and use of ethanol-blended fuels, but limited E15 to be sold during “winter months” while E10 could be sold year-round. What are E10… Read More.