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University of Cincinnati study undercuts concerns about fracking effects on water

“However, we also monitored pH and conductivity which can indicate the presence of fracking wastewater. We didn’t measure any ‘contaminants’ that can actually make you sick.” She added later, “We didn’t measure other compounds that could lead …

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IIHS: Tesla Model 3 Collision Avoidance Rating = “Superior.” What About Other Ratings?

IIHS has given a Superior rating to the Tesla Model 3 for its forward collision and emergency braking systems. The full testing program has not yet been completed.

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What you need to know about palm oil

In the 20 years between 1995 and 2015, global production of palm oil increased from 15.2 million tons to 62.6 million tons, according to the European Palm Oil Alliance. There’s more palm oil produced today than any other vegetable oil in the world, and the …

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The Truth About Palm Oil

Global production of palm oil has increased from 15.2 million tons to 62.6 million tons in the past 20 years. There’s more palm oil produced today than any other vegetable oil in the world. The majority of it comes from Indonesia and Malaysia. Other parts …

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Elon Musk Talks About Tesla Model 3 Production Challenges, Social Media Regulation (VIDEO)

In a wide ranging interview with Gayle King of CBS News, Elon Musk talked about Model 3 production, sleeping at the factory, and regulations on social media. See the video for a first-hand look at the Model 3 production line.

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This environmental group is launching its own satellite to learn more about greenhouse gas leaks

The EDF analysis estimates Pennsylvania’s oil and gas operators emit more than 520,000 tons … But those advantages can be offset by leaks of methane into the air because methane is a short-lived but extremely potent greenhouse gas.

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Germany’s Transport Minister Denies Accuracy Of Reports About Joint Fund With Auto Companies For Diesel Car Retrofits

On cue, and following earlier reports that the government was considering the creation of a joint fund with auto manufacturers to finance diesel car retrofits so as to lower emissions, Germany’s Transport Minister has denied that any such actions had been considered

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From 75 degrees to 45 in one day, the Northeast is about to experience extreme weather whiplash – Washington Post


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From 75 degrees to 45 in one day, the Northeast is about to experience extreme weather whiplash
Washington Post
For all intents and purposes, this weekend is going to be summer. Temperatures are going to hit 80 degrees as far north as Massachusetts. If pools were open already, it might be a nice weekend to catch some vitamin D. The sun will be out and the trees

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Keystone pipeline leak in South Dakota about double previous estimate: paper

(Reuters) – The Keystone crude oil pipeline leak in November in rural South Dakota was nearly double the original estimate, making it one of the largest U.S. inland spills since 2010, a newspaper report on Saturday said. Robynn Tysver, a spokeswoman for …

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Oilfield Stimulation Chemicals Market: In-Depth Qualitative Insights, Historical Data and Verifiable Projections About Market Size

Friction pressure is a concern during the pumping process. It can be efficiently controlled … Corrosion inhibitors are recommended to be used in acid treatments such as acid fracturing, matrix acidizing, and sand control treatments.

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