Green Chip Stocks Index:
ABB (ABB) - 22.76 ↑ 0.17
Canadian Solar (CSIQ) - 27.57 ↑ 0.19
Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) - 657.88 -4.95
Daqo New Energy (DQ) - 34.24 -0.05
First Solar (FSLR) - 49.76 ↑ 0.33
General Electric (GE) - 26.99 ↑ 0.14
Hannon Armstrong (HASI) - 13.52 -0.11
Hanwha SolarOne (HSOL) - 1.91 ↑ 0.06
iPatch DJ-UBS Coffee (JO) - 35.20 ↑ 0.43
iPath Pure Beta Coffee (CAFE) - 23.30 ↑ 0.40
JA Solar (JASO) - 9.26 ↑ 0.25
Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) - 10.63 -0.30
NRG, Inc. (NRG) - 31.31 ↑ 0.16
NRG Yield, Inc. (NYLD) - 47.77 ↑ 0.41
Ormat (ORA) - 28.10 ↑ 0.13
Pattern Energy Group (PEGI) - 25.87 -0.10
SolarCity (SCTY) - 55.05 ↑ 1.42
SunEdison (SUNE) - 22.86 ↑ 0.74
SunPower (SPWR) - 29.41 ↑ 0.32
TerraForm Power (TERP) - 32.12 ↑ 0.21
Tesla (TSLA) - 242.78 -5.93
TransAlta Renewables (RNW) - 11.34 ↑ 0.00
Trina Solar (TSL) - 10.93 ↑ 0.43
U.S. Geothermal (HTM) - 0.52 -0.01
Whole Foods Market (WFM) - 48.23 ↑ 0.54
Yingli Green Energy (YGE) - 2.96 ↑ 0.12
Property Rights Trumps Fracking
Aruba Petroleum Ponies up $3 million to Family it Poisoned
In a victory for those who oppose fracking, a Texas jury has awarded nearly $3 million to the Parr family, who sued Aruba Petroleum for contaminating their home that ultimated poisoned their livestock and drinking water.
There have been other lawsuits in the past, but many were settled out of court – with gag orders attached to the settlements.
The economic and energy security benefits of fracking – at least over the next ten years or so – are very real and will not be derailed by grassroots efforts to stop it. However, holding negligent producers accountable for damage to private property is an effective way to combat those who choose to take short cuts and put the health of others at risk.
Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com
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