Catching genes from chlamydiae allowed complex life to live without oxygen

Researchers has discovered a new group of Chlamydiae – named the Anoxychlamydiales – living under the ocean floor without oxygen. These have genes that allow them to survive without oxygen while …

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Florida clean water activists say: it’s not a fracking ban if matrix acidizing is allowed

“Now, some of the folks in the oil and gas drilling operations will say, well, it’s not due to fracking, or it’s not due to drilling, which is true. But what these earthquakes are actually tied to is …

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‘Not good’: Butane from Irving Oil leak lingered 9 days after evacuees allowed to go home

Butane from a leak at Irving Oil’s Saint John East terminal in January was still being detected nine days after the last residents were allowed to return to their homes, according to a consultant’s report obtained by CBC News. “Some levels” remained in …

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Oil drilling won’t be allowed in Atlantic, Obama administration says

It could also inject the issue into the 2016 presidential campaigns, as Republican candidates vow to expand drilling. Protesters had planned to gather Tuesday for a mock oil spill demonstration at the Capital Bell Tower, ahead of the Bureau of Ocean Energy …
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Open fracking water pits allowed without permitting

Open-air pits used to hold water for hydraulic fracturing will now be allowed at remote fracking sites in Garfield County as a use-by-right, under a decision ratified by county commissioners on Monday. Earlier this year, WPX Energy asked the county to …
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Tesoro Pipeline Allowed To Restart After North Dakota Oil Spill – Huffington Post


Tesoro Pipeline Allowed To Restart After North Dakota Oil Spill
Huffington Post
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Tesoro Corp. on Friday restarted a North Dakota crude oil pipeline that ruptured and spilled more than 20,000 barrels of oil in a North Dakota wheat field. The San Antonio-based company shut down the 35-mile long underground 
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