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Oil-rich south Sudan weighs cost of progress

South Sudan officials are concerned at the environmental damage being caused by the oil industry and are promising a tough new line if the oil-rich region gains independence next year.
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Environment ministry issues show cause notice to Jindal’s steel plant – Daily News and Analysis

Jindal Steel and Power Ltd’s proposed integrated steel plant at Angul in Orissa has hit a green hurdle with the environment ministry issuing a show cause notice threatening to revoke its clearance for flouting forest norms at the site. In an order issued …
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WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY ISSUES BURN BANS FOR CHELAN, DOUGLAS AND … – FireEngineering.com

OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov. 24 — The Washington State Department of Ecology issued the following news release: The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is issuing burn bans in Chelan, Douglas and Kittitas counties because of worsening air quality. Ecology …
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Stream repairs designed to offset ICC’s environmental damage

About 500 feet from the enormous construction site for the 18.8-mile Intercounty Connector, a giant excavator rumbled about one recent afternoon, clawing at the banks of the Northwest Branch in northern Silver Spring. A powerful pump sucked out the water and funneled it downstream through large r…
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Development Environment of Chinese Golf Industry – PRLog (free press release)

PRLog (Press Release) – Nov 26, 2010 – China Golf Industry Report, 2009-2010 China recently has more than 500 golf courses and about 3 million golfers. China strives for high standard in the construction of golf courses, but lacks experience when it …
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San Diego beaches part of coastal-ecology study – San Diego Union-Tribune

More than 30 years ago, scientists surveyed 60 beaches in San Diego County and other parts of Southern California to create the area’s most comprehensive catalog of coastal species . Today, another group of researchers is revisiting that data to …
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Sea life lost after oil spill

An Australian fishing expert said he saw serious environmental damage after the Montara oil spill in the Timor Sea that affected the lives of thousands of people living in southern Indonesia.
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Chiefs’ notebook: Team prepares for hostile Seattle environment – Kansas City Star

In his latest effort to jump-start the Chiefs’ ability to win on the road, coach Todd Haley held practice outside Wednesday in noticeably Seattle-like conditions. The Chiefs worked out in a steady drizzle, and though there was some slipping on the …
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WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY ISSUES BURN BANS FOR CHELAN … – FireEngineering.com

OLYMPIA, Wash., Nov. 24 — The Washington State Department of Ecology issued the following news release: The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is issuing burn bans in Chelan, Douglas and Kittitas counties because of worsening air quality. Ecology …
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