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EPA plans to allow unlimited dumping of Fracking waste in Gulf of Mexico

Offshore fracking involves pumping water … such as hydrochloric acid, in a process known as “acidizing.” The technologies have been used hundreds of times to enhance oil and gas production …

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Interface: Staying safe in extreme weather | News – SW News Media

Interface: Staying safe in extreme weather | News  SW News Media

Editor’s note: The following submission is written by Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools eighth-grade students Sara Carlson, Isabel Ondracek and Lili Ullrich.

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Malaysian palm oil price falls from 2-week high on profit taking

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures fell from a two week high in evening trade on Thursday, charting a first session of losses in five, on the back of profit taking activities. The market was ear…

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Wind Energy Tenders Back In India, 1.2 Gigawatts Offered

Lack of transmission infrastructure, increasing concerns over liquidity and financial health of power producers, and insufficient interest by developers has forced India to reduce the size of what was supposed to the largest wind energy tender in its history.

CleanTechnica

Ridgefield fracking ban heads to hearing then vote

While the process of ‘fracking’ will not occur in Ridgefield, the danger of ‘fracking waste’ coming into our community is real,” he said. “‘Fracking waste’ is chemically unsafe and radioactive in natu…

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How An Electric Car Works

There are many reasons why Tesla has taken the automotive world by storm. Of course, one big reason is that Elon Musk decided to make his car company an electric car company. And electric cars have inherent advantages over their internal combustion engine (ICE) counterparts

CleanTechnica

4 Permian Drillers to Track on Possible Oil Spurt

The probable crude recovery in 2019 could ramp up drilling and fracking activities in the Permian Basin by … be able to carry significantly higher volumes of Permian oil to the Gulf Coast and export …

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Milford Haven oil leak ‘contained’ in estuary

Booms have been brought in to contain an oil leak from pipework which spilled into a Pembrokeshire estuary. The incident happened at about midnight on Wednesday where the Valero refinery is, but it is …

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Private Companies Are Paying To Keep Roads Groomed, Bathrooms Cleaned In Yellowstone

Between 20,000 to 30,000 people visit Yellowstone National Park each month in the winter, many to snowmobile the park

Because of the partial government shutdown, some national parks are closing because employees aren’t working and both trashcans and toilets are overflowing. Yellowstone has found a work-around.

(Image credit: Eric Whitney/Montana Public Radio)

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