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Sage Grouse areas Wyoming

Proactive Science and Protection Saves the State of Wyoming Impact on Potential $88bn in Revenue

We were glad to host Cameron Nazminia as a presenter at our Sept. Conference on environmental considerations in energy production where he suggested this model for Appalachia. His points at our conference were:   Appalachian States Would Do Well to Follow Wyoming Model Cameron Nazminia highlighted the regulation and enforcement of environmental considerations in that […]

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Download ARIES’ Most Recent Sponsored Report on the Economics of Coal in the State of Virginia

Download ARIES‘ most recent sponsored report on the economics of coal in the State of Virginia by the Ohio State University professors of Economics Michael D. Farren and Mark D. Partridge: click here (   Here is a link to recent press about this report:

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ARIES 2015 Conference Highlights Press Release

ARIES, in cooperation with the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME), sponsored the 2015 Environmental Considerations in Energy Production Conference (ECEP) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania September 20- 23, 2015.  See the full conference agenda at   Watch a video of the conference highlights:   PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Title: Conference Highlights Next Steps […]

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Creek Geeks

Creek Geeks: Researchers, the energy industry and aquatic ecosystems

From Since 2011, the Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Science (ARIES) has supported more than 60 academic researchers in energy and the environment and over 75 student researchers at Pennsylvania State University, the University of Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech, West Virginia University, the University of Kentucky, Ohio State University, the Edward Via College of Osteopathic […]

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Dr. Nino Ripepi & team will present on Carbon Capture and Storage at 2015 ARIES ECEP Conference

ARIES Energy & Environment Conference Comes to Pittsburgh, Sept. 2015

Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB)July 29, 2015 The Environmental Considerations in Energy Production Conference (ECEP), Sunday, September 20 – Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at the Omni William Penn hotel in Pittsburgh, PA, features fact-based presentations, inquiry, and discussion toward implementable solutions for energy production regulation and community impact. Energy industry executives and managers, researchers, regulators, and public […]

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ARIES researchers visit Range Resources site in Virginia

Latest research drives upcoming Environmental Considerations in Energy Production Conference

From: Crystal Cook Marshall | Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Science (ARIES) Sponsored Content Solid safety, procedural, environmental impact, community, and economic decisions begin with the most up-to-date information. Toward these ends, the Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Science (ARIES) was launched in 2011 to address a dearth of research on the environmental impacts […]

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Proposed framework for decision-making, Que and Awuah-Offei

Determinants of Local Community Acceptance of Energy Resources and Materials Mining

In an article presented at the 2013 SME-ARIES Symposium and included in the Environmental Considerations in Energy Production text edited by ARIES‘ Project Director Dr. John Craynon, researchers Sisi Que and Kwame Awuah-Offei of Missouri University of Science & Technology explore the balance among environmental needs, energy production imperatives, and community health and acceptance of […]

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From Hufford and Taylor

Incorporate Various Perspectives and Practices beyond Formal Experts in Sustainablity-Oriented Projects and Research

In the ARIES (Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Science) supported research Edgework and Boundary Crossings: Assessing Foundations for Public Ecology in the Appalachian Region, Virginia Tech researchers Mary Hufford and Betsy Taylor track the various shifting definitions of science and whether scientists can engage in both scientific and policy inquiry. Drawing from scholarship termed “edgework,” […]

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