Books tagged: natural gas

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Extreme Fundamentals of Energy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This book looks at energy in a fundamental way. It tries to answer questions about the nature of energy and ways to harness it. Power generation is examined and emerging innovative technologies are explored.
21st Century Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing, Underground Injection, Fracking, Hydrofrac, Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Production Controversy, Environmental and Safety Risks, Water Pollution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,260. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Authoritative compendium of official documents about the process of hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofrac or fracking, to extract natural gas, along with gas exploration and production in the Marcellus shale field; coverage of all aspects, including the ongoing controversy about the environmental and safety risks arising from possible water pollution and drinking water contamination.
Hydrogen from Coal and Natural Gas: Research, Development, and Demonstration Program, Polygeneration, Production Pathways, FutureGen
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook reproduces two Energy Department publications: Hydrogen from Coal Program, Research, Development, and Demonstration Plan through 2016, and the Office of Fossil Energy Hydrogen Program Plan, Hydrogen from Natural Gas and Coal, the Road to a Sustainable Energy Future.
Sunshine, Blue Skies ... At Home with Wind and Solar Energy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Taking the mystery out of energy by explaining the fundamentals of conventional and alternative energy sources, by providing practical advice about wind and solar energy for your home and small business, and by giving alternative energy suppliers a roadmap to growing the community of alternative energy users.
Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing: Cancer and Health Risks from Underground Injection Natural Gas Production, Marcellus Shale Gas Fracking and Hydrofrac - House Committee Report
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
Investigators with the House Committee on Energy and Commerce have discovered that oil and gas service companies conducting hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production used 2500 fracturing products containing 750 chemicals, some of which are toxic and carcinogenic. This report lists every chemical disclosed by the industry, and reveals that some remain proprietary and cannot be identified.
Modern Shale Gas Development in the United States: A Primer - Geology, Regulations, Environmental Considerations, Hydraulic Fracturing, Protecting Groundwater, Pollution Threats, Impact to Land
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,310. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This authoritative publication provides a wealth of detailed information about shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing, including environmental risks and threats to groundwater from production processes.
Risks and Rewards: The Controversy About Shale Gas Production and Hydraulic Fracturing, Ground Water Pollution, Toxic and Carcinogenic Chemical Dangers, Marcellus Shale, Hydrofrac and Fracking
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 203,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This comprehensive guide provides authoritative information about the risks posed by shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing. Toxic and carcinogenic chemicals used by companies producing shale gas may pose a threat to ground water supplies. Extensive coverage of all aspects of the controversy includes Congressional reports and Energy Department documents.
Kids Before Trees
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
We are not running out of oil or destroying our planet, but you're paying higher taxes and prices as a result of the relentless flood of crisis reports that tell us we are. We're being bilked out of billions of dollars by false scientists and greedy editors. They use phoney claims and half-baked reports to profiteer from the business of fear. They're stealing from the poor and needy, and from you.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
Gas Drilling and the Fracking of a Marriage
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
After receiving an offer to lease the farmland of her idyllic childhood summers for natural gas exploration or “fracking” (a process that may harm the environment), scientist Stephanie Hamel saw her strong convictions rattled by dreams of instant wealth. This honest yet light-hearted memoir will strike a vein for anyone who has agonized over their role as steward to the earth’s resources.