Opponents of offshore drilling have complained that Congress has passed no new safety standards since BP Plc’s Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. It took months to stop that leak, which became the largest oil spill …
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 Antarctica
Antarctica Has Been Changed Forever, But Scientists Aren't Blaming Climate Change
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from Antarctica
Ice block the size of Delaware about to break away from Antarctica …
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 NewsHour
Antarctica: Larsen C breakoff could have ′dire consequences – dw
Delaware-Size Iceberg Is About to Break Off of Antarctica
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is asking a state court for immediate protection against two tiny townships whose local charters claim to allow the communities to fine DEP for issuing permits for oil and gas wastewater disposal …
fracking wastewater – BingNews
NEW ORLEANS (CN) – The Obama Administration has allowed unlimited dumping of hazardous offshore fracking wastewater into the Gulf of Mexico, and a new proposal seeks to continue the practice, an environmental group says. The Environmental Protection Agency …
gulf fracking – BingNews
“The bill only deals with fracking,” Hecker said. “Yet it takes away the local control from regulating all forms of well stimulation techniques. In Florida, matrix acidizing, a process similar to fracking, is more likely to be utilized than fracking …
fracking acidizing process – read more
So much wow here. So much wow. Reposting from ClimateProgress: By Rebecca Leber As ExxonMobil’s CEO, it’s Rex Tillerson’s job to promote the hydraulic fracturing enabling the recent oil and gas boom, and fight regulatory oversight. The oil company is the biggest natural gas producer in the U.S., relying on the controversial drilling technology to
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Oil giant Chevron said it was disappointed by the US Supreme Court's decision not to block an $ 18 billion fine sought by Ecuador for environmental damage in the Amazon.
A judge overstepped his authority when he tried to ban enforcement around the world of an $ 18 billion judgment against Chevron Inc. for environmental damage in Ecuador, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
It will be a long three months for many Environment Canada employees. That’s how long they will have to wait before they know what is in store for them as the department looks at cutting hundreds of positions to save money. Union representatives say they …