Far Away From any Witnesses, My Small Town is Being Poisoned by Fracking Waste

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Sep 212017
 

Some days, the air would smell acrid, sharp like bleach, and I would hurry from the car into the house. Other days, the wind seemed normal, unremarkable. I didn’t know why. My south-eastern Ohio town in the Appalachian foothills is a small, rural place …
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Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away – Los Angeles Times

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Jul 142017
 

Los Angeles Times

Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away
Los Angeles Times
Ice shelves naturally shed weight in the form of icebergs through a process called calving, or via melting on the bottom. “That's just the way Antarctica works,” said Helen Fricker, a glaciologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography who studies
Warnings From AntarcticaNew York Times
Antarctica Has Been Changed Forever, But Scientists Aren't Blaming Climate ChangeForbes
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from AntarcticaWashington Post
Reuters –NPR –Project MIDAS
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Ice block the size of Delaware about to break away from Antarctica … – The Independent

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Jul 042017
 

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Ice block the size of Delaware about to break away from Antarctica …
The Independent
A 110-mile-long sheet of ice is expected to break away from Antarctica's mainland in the coming weeks due to rapidly warming sea water, scientists have …
Antarctica is melting faster than scientists expected | PBS NewsHourPBS NewsHour
Antarctica: Larsen C breakoff could have ′dire consequences – dwDeutsche Welle
Delaware-Size Iceberg Is About to Break Off of AntarcticaYahoo Singapore News
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They Told A Fracking Company To Go Away. 3 Years Later, They’re Still in Court.

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Apr 182017
 

When Stacy Long learned in 2013 that a drilling company planned to dump its wastewater into an abandoned gas well two and a half miles from her house, she knew nothing about fracking, had never protested anything, and her legal knowledge amounted to zilch.
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Oil’s Promised Land Slips Away on OPEC Leaks

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Feb 052017
 

Julian Lee is an oil strategist for Bloomberg First Word. Previously he worked as a senior analyst at the Centre for Global Energy Studies. It’s just one month into OPEC’s deal to cut production, and this could be as good as it gets for the group’s attempt …
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Earth keeps melting away: Large iceberg poised to break off from … – Salon

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Jan 142017
 

Salon

Earth keeps melting away: Large iceberg poised to break off from …
Salon
Earth keeps melting away: Large iceberg poised to break off from Antarctica This Nov. 10, 2016 aerial photo released by NASA, shows a rift in the Antarctic …

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A Delaware-Sized Iceberg May Be Months Away From Breaking Off Antarctica – Huffington Post

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Jan 062017
 

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A Delaware-Sized Iceberg May Be Months Away From Breaking Off Antarctica
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A sheet of ice the size of Delaware is almost certain to break away from Antarctica soon, after a crack in an ice shelf grew dramatically at the end of 2016, researchers say. A 2,000-square mile section of the Larsen C shelf, the northernmost major ice
Iceberg Size Of Delaware Poised To Break Off From AntarcticaNBCNews.com
Giant iceberg set to break off from Antarctica – scientistsIrish Times
Huge iceberg poised to break off AntarcticaRadio New Zealand
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Oceans Eating Away at Yet Another Part of Antarctica | KQED Science – KQED

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Jul 162016
 

KQED

Oceans Eating Away at Yet Another Part of Antarctica | KQED Science
KQED
Warm ocean waters, not rising air temperatures, are causing the retreat of glaciers on Antarctica's western edge.
Scientists figured out why Antarctic Peninsula is melting – CNBC.comCNBC

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Oceans Eating Away at Yet Another Part of Antarctica – Climate Central

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Jul 152016
 

Climate Central

Oceans Eating Away at Yet Another Part of Antarctica
Climate Central
The study adds to a spate of research in the last few years that have pointed the finger at warm ocean currents as the key culprit in undercutting the glaciers that serve as doorstops to Antarctica's massive ice sheets. As those glaciers wilt away, the
Scientists think they've just pinpointed the key driver of ice loss in AntarcticaWashington Post
How important are warmer seas in the melting of glaciers?Christian Science Monitor
Warmer oceans driving Antarctic Peninsula glacier meltCarbon Brief

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Finding cause of massive Porter Ranch gas leak is months away

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Mar 032016
 

Seven attempts were made to kill the well by forcing mud and drilling fluids down the tube through which gas was injected and withdrawn. All of those failed. Success in stopping the leak came after a relief well through which fluids and cement were pumped …
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