Up to half of the water produced in Rosarito is expected to stay in Mexico to meet local demand. But the rest would be pumped north of the border to American households, said Halla Razak of the San Diego County Water Authority.
“We were happy to find out that we should continue looking into this, that no fatal flaws were found,” Razak said.
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Brewery Ommegang, a Belgian-owned brewer and importer (shown from an aerial view), relies on pure well water from two aquifers near Cooperstown, N.Y. Credit: Brewery Ommegang. Photo of the drilling tower: Ruhrfisch / wikicommons
A fault line is opening in upstate New York between the established wine and tourism industries and natural gas drillers.
On Feb. 11, the Chamber of Commerce in the postcard-quaint lakefront village of Cooperstown, N.Y., home of the Baseball Hall of Fame, passed a resolution stating that plans for drilling pose a direct economic threat to its 530 members.
Continue reading New York Wine and Tourism Industry Prepares To Battle Hydrofracking
A Salt Cavern Underground Natural Gas Storage Reservoir Configuration. Photo: PB Energy Storage Services Inc.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Public alarm over plans to store liquefied petroleum gas in salt caverns near here has spiked in recent weeks after the state ruled in November that the project’s developer would need to produce a full environmental impact statement.
Continue reading New York State to Require Environmental Impact Statement for Large Scale LPG Storage in NY Watershed