Possible leak after oil rig explosion near New Orleans injures 7; 1 missing

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Oct 172017
 

Officials warned that oil may be leaking into Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans after a large rig explosion injured at least 7 people and left one missing on Sunday.
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The Weather on Jupiter’s Moon Titan Is Even More Extreme And Earth-Like Than We Thought – ScienceAlert

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Oct 172017
 

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The Weather on Jupiter's Moon Titan Is Even More Extreme And Earth-Like Than We Thought
ScienceAlert
Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is a mysterious place; and the more we learn about it, the more surprises it seems to have in store. Aside from being the only body beyond Earth that has a dense, nitrogen-rich atmosphere, it also has methane lakes on its

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Drive for giant new marine sanctuary in Antarctica – News24

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Oct 162017
 

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Drive for giant new marine sanctuary in Antarctica
News24
Sydney – Australia and France kick off a fresh push on Monday to create a vast marine sanctuary in pristine East Antarctica, hoping to build on the success of a landmark deal secured last year at a key annual conservation summit. The fate of the plan
Australia Reaffirms Commitment to East Antarctica Protection PlanLatin American Herald Tribune
East Antarctic marine park hopes build after seven years on table …ABC Online

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Despite Clean Power Plan Rollback, Everybody Still Hates Coal (CT Exclusive Interview)

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Oct 162017
 

If President Trump is serious about protecting US manufacturing jobs, he has a strange way of showing it. In just the past few days, his Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposed new protections for coal and nuclear power plants, which were met with a hail of invective from, well, pretty much everybody, including leading manufacturers as well as other top US businesses.

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Don’t trust guarantees about gas pipeline safety | Letter

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Oct 162017
 

A recent guest column by none other than a petroleum geologist (“Many benefits to fracking in Delaware River Basin,” Oct … engineer’s advice with a grain of saltwater. Dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico, British Petroleum, Exxon Valdez, etc.,
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Oil possibly leaking in Lake Pontchartrain after rig explosion injures 7; 1 missing

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Oct 162017
 

Officials warned that oil may be leaking into Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans after a large rig explosion injured at least 7 people and left one missing on Sunday. Witnesses reported hearing loud explosions, seeing a large fireball and cloud of smoke …
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Penguin catastrophe leaves thousands of chicks dead with only two survivors – CNN

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Oct 152017
 

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Penguin catastrophe leaves thousands of chicks dead with only two survivors
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The World Wildlife Fund said unseasonably extensive amounts of sea ice around the colony in East Antarctica had forced the adult penguins to travel further than normal to forage for food. "This devastating event contrasts with the image that many
Nearly 40000 penguin chicks starved to death in Antarctica this yearNew York Daily News
Penguin chicks starve in AntarcticaThe Hindu
Thousands Of Baby Penguins Starve To Death In AntarcticaTOLOnews
Newsweek –Telegraph.co.uk –Globalnews.ca –The Guardian
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The Scooterboard Makes Riding A Portable Electric Vehicle Accessible, Finally

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Oct 152017
 

Electric skateboards are fun and definitely have a role to play in helping more adventurous travellers make better use of public transit systems as a bridge over the “last mile” to and from transit stations … but they are not for everyone

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Oil From Broken Pipe Leaks Into Gulf Off Louisiana Coast

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Oct 152017
 

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil leak off the coast of Louisiana. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said in a news release Friday that oil spewed out of a fractured underwater pipe in the Gulf of Mexico about 64 kilometers (40 …
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