Oct 252014
 

Vancouver Sun
Antarctica beckons adventurers
Vancouver Sun
Sharon and I travelled to Antarctica in March of this year. The season to travel to Antarctica is very limited (mid-November to mid-March) due to the seas around the continent freezing over in the winter (Antarctica is about 1-1/2 times the size of the

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Oct 252014
 

Mother Nature Network
BP Threatens Suit over McGladrey's Audit of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Claims
Accounting Today
British Petroleum is threatening to sue the administrator of the claims settlement program set up to deal with victims of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico from its Deepwater Horizon oil-drilling rig to force him to release the results of an
'The Great Invisible' explores the environmental and psychological aftermath Mother Nature Network

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Oct 252014
 

In April, I received an interesting report from IBISWorld.com regarding solar panel installation. It is aimed at buyers of solar panel installation services, but it is actually quite detailed, even including breakdowns of vendor costs (including wages, overhead, purchases, and profit) and a 3-year price forecast. You can purchase the price here (the price is

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CleanTechnica

Oct 252014
 

Acidizing: This is similar to fracking … Steam Injection: This water-intensive process involves steam-heating oil to 500 degrees to get it out of the ground. It is the most energy-intensive form of oil production and is linked to groundwater contamination.
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Oct 242014
 

FuelFix (blog)
Key testimony in BP oil spill ruling wasn't excluded, DOJ says
FuelFix (blog)
BP has set aside $ 42 billion to pay for oil spill costs, and has paid some $ 28 billion for cleanup efforts and fines, penalties and compensation. Barbier's ruling that BP was grossly negligent means the company may owe up to $ 18 billion in Clean Water
Halliburton asks courts to block BP bid for new trial on oil spill ruling The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
BP Shouldn't Get Trial on Spill Ruling, Halliburton SaysBloomberg
BP Shouldn't Get New Trial on Spill Ruling, Halliburton SaysBayoubuzz

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Oct 242014
 

The Halliburton Loophole exempts fracking from multiple environmental protection regulations, including the Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act — it’s through this loophole that companies aren’t required by federal law to …
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Oct 242014
 

Summit County Citizens Voice
Antarctica's ice-free fringe needs more protection
Summit County Citizens Voice
FRISCO — The tiny ice-free fringes of Antarctica are especially prone to ecosystem disruption, including invasive species, an Australian science team warned earlier this year after taking a close look at how human use is concentrated in those slivers

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Oct 242014
 

The Michigan National Guard will test the Sheerwind INVELOX wind turbine system, which harvests low velocity wind and funnels it into a powerful stream

Totally Weird Wind Turbine Could Deliver The Green For Michigan National Guard was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Oct 242014
 

AL.com
BP executive on Deepwater Horizon oil spill: It's not all our fault
AL.com
He wrote that news outlets falsely reported that the oil spill would result in tar balls from the East Coast to Europe, the report stated. Furthermore, he wrote that "advocacy groups" claimed the oil spill would have a generational impact on Gulf
BP Oil Spill 'Didn't Ruin The Gulf,' Says Politico Article Written By BPThinkProgress
Politico Provides Platform for BP to Claim the BP Oil Spill Was OverratedNew York Magazine
BP's Misleading Oil Spill PR Campaign Is Now In Politico MagazineMedia Matters for America (blog)
International Business Times -Newsweek
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Oct 232014
 
Halloween brings extreme weather to Oklahoma City
KOCO Oklahoma City
Here's a look at the extreme conditions for Oklahoma City for Oct. 31: Hottest afternoon: 86° in 1938; Coldest afternoon: 36° in 1991; Warmest morning: 65° in 1982; Coldest morning: 16° in 1993. On average, the daily rainfall for Halloween is .11 inch

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