Sep 302016
 

Aldridge happened upon a leak on the main fuel artery to the U.S. East Coast known as the Colonial Pipeline, in what turned out to be the company’s largest gasoline spill in nearly 20 years. Colonial Pipeline Co and its peers in the oil and gasoline …
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Sep 302016
 

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A recent post on reddit about a Tesla buyer’s experience purchasing a discounted inventory car really blew up over the last day or so, leading even to CEO Elon Musk responding to the situation himself with several tweets and an internal company letter. The main issue at stake for the reddit poster was the apparent [&hellip

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Alabama oil leak causing higher gas prices in Maryland

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Sep 302016
 

The Colonial Pipeline has completed construction and positioning of a bypass pipeline in Alabama and will restart the pipeline Wednesday, according to a release from the company. AAA Mid-Atlantic reports gas prices are up since Friday across the country …
oil leak – BingNews

Record high to record low—what on Earth is happening to Antarctica’s sea ice? – Phys.Org

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Sep 292016
 

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Record high to record low—what on Earth is happening to Antarctica's sea ice?
Phys.Org
To our south, Antarctica has also just broken a new climate record, with record low winter sea ice. After a peak of 18.5 million square kilometres in late August, sea ice began retreating about a month ahead of schedule and has been setting daily low
Climate change stealing rain from Australia by shifting winds towards AntarcticaThe Canberra Times
Australia Is Losing Rainfall To Climate ChangeGizmodo Australia
Science says climate change is sucking crucial rain from southern parts of AustraliaBusiness Insider Australia
ABC Online –Skymet Weather
all 9 news articles »

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China’s Citizens Overwhelmingly Want Renewable Energy

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Sep 292016
 

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There are many places in China that are “worst-case scenarios” of the Industrial Age and its wastes. It is no wonder that many Chinese citizens are wide awake to solutions. A new survey (by Ipsos) shows that 96% of Chinese urbanites believe “green power” could help. Of course, it will. Renewable energy can turn cities around. The Chinese [&hellip

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‘Thak thak’ gang distracts before looting motorists

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Sep 292016
 

The Kharis were first forced to stop their vehicle for inspection when they were told that there was a Mobil oil leak from the radiator. “Soon after I had stepped out of the car to inspect the so-called oil leak, the bag was stolen,” Ravinder Khari told TOI.
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Prepare Livestock and Animals Ahead of Severe Weather – USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

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Sep 282016
 

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Prepare Livestock and Animals Ahead of Severe Weather
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
According to Dr. T.J. Myers, Assistant Deputy Administrator for the USDA APHIS Surveillance, Preparedness and Response Services, “Having a plan in place to protect animals and livestock is the best defense against severe weather. Re-evaluating that

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Cold Cases: Crime and Punishment in Antarctica – New York Times

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Sep 282016
 

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Cold Cases: Crime and Punishment in Antarctica
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So when an American cook attacked a co-worker with a hammer in 1996 at McMurdo Station — the largest base in Antarctica, with as many as 1,000 workers — the F.B.I. sent agents to investigate and take the cook into custody. In the meanwhile, he was …

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New USPS Mail Trucks May Use Hybrid Or Electric Powertrains

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Sep 282016
 

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The USPS’s search for an updated, modern mail delivery truck — which has been dubbed the “Next Generation Delivery Vehicle” search — may lead to an electric or hybrid design, according to recent reports and the USPS itself. The US government mail delivery organization has apparently now identified the 6 “prime suppliers” that will be [&hellip

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A New Study Shows The Strongest Link Yet Between Texas Earthquakes And Fracking

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Sep 282016
 

According to a newly published article in Science Journal, scientists from several leading universities found that wastewater from fracking that was pumped into the earth in East Texas forced the ground to bulge and caused enough pressure to trigger quakes
fracking wastewater – BingNews