San Francisco Passes Resolution Against Offshore Drilling, Fracking

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Jan 102018
 

The San Francisco resolution calls for: * A ban on dangerous fracking and well stimulation in federal and state waters off the California coast; * No new federal oil and gas leases in the Pacific, Atlantic or Arctic oceans or the eastern Gulf of Mexico …

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DRBC’s new rule would protect against frack-waste contamination, officials say

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Jan 032018
 

Current and former officials at the Delaware River Basin Commission say proposed new rules on the in-basin treatment of waste water from fracking strengthen protections against any frack-related contamination. The rule, published on Nov. 30, would allow …
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British explorer Ben Saunders loses race against time in Antarctica quest – Telegraph.co.uk

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Dec 282017
 

Telegraph.co.uk

British explorer Ben Saunders loses race against time in Antarctica quest
Telegraph.co.uk
British polar explorer Ben Saunders has been forced to abandon his quest to cross Antarctica unassisted after "ferocious" conditions left him without enough food to complete his journey. Mr Saunders, 40, attempted what he described as the first solo
Brit trying to cross Antarctica in memory of friend who died …Mirror.co.uk

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Lawsuit Launched Against Trump Administration for Approving Dumping of Offshore Fracking Waste Into Gulf of Mexico

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Dec 092017
 

DALLAS, Dec. 7, 2017 — The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for allowing oil companies to dump waste from fracking and drilling into the Gulf of Mexico without evaluating the dangers …
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$405 Million To Protect Water Infrastructure Against Extreme Weather Events In Fiji – CleanTechnica

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Dec 032017
 

CleanTechnica

$ 405 Million To Protect Water Infrastructure Against Extreme Weather Events In Fiji
CleanTechnica
At COP 23 in Bonn, the EIB announced new support to better protect water infrastructure against extreme weather events in Fiji. The $ 405 million 20-year EIB loan aims to strengthen the resilience of water distribution and wastewater treatment following

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How fracking could boost Notts economy like in USA – and the arguments against it

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Nov 252017
 

Love it or loathe it, fracking is an issue that isn’t going away any time … “All the pipelines we’ve been running from the Gulf to the north-east USA, we’re now turning those around and sending gas to the Gulf, as well as south-eastern USA.
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A Huge Plume of Magma Is Bulging Against Antarctica – Scientific American

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Nov 132017
 

Scientific American

A Huge Plume of Magma Is Bulging Against Antarctica
Scientific American
Imagine drifting over Antarctica's icy expanse. A white continent extends below you, and it's smothered in enough frozen water to drown every coastline in the world in a 216-foot (66 meters) wave if it were to melt. But scientists now believe that
Here's What You Really Need to Know About That Hot Plume Under AntarcticaScienceAlert
Is there a supervolcano buried in Antarctica waiting to erupt?Fox News
Something is boiling beneath Antarctica's ice sheetsNew York Post
The Weather Channel –Economic Times –The Weather Network
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Berkeley City Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling

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Sep 132017
 

The Berkeley resolution calls for: A ban on new drilling, fracking, and other well stimulation in federal and state waters off the California coast, No new federal oil and gas leases in the Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic oceans and the eastern Gulf of Mexico …
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Oil Companies Leaking Benzene Lobbied Against Pollution Rules

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Sep 062017
 

A plume of benzene was detected in the air over Houston after four fossil fuel companies reported leaks of the highly toxic carcinogenic compound. Benzene can cause a slew of health effects including rapid heart rate, tremors and headaches; even brief …
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Violations levied against refinery, tanker operator for oil leak

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Jun 172017
 

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District slapped two public nuisance violations Friday on an oil refinery in Rodeo and a tanker operator for causing an oil leak in September that sent 120 people to area hospitals with nausea, burning eyes and dizziness …
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