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
 

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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
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
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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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State sues to block fracking wastewater disposal bans

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Mar 312017
 

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 …
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Greens Seek to Block Gulf Fracking Waste Proposal

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Sep 212016
 

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 …
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ALEC-Tainted Legislation Designed to Block Local Control Over Fracking Bans in Florida

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Feb 182016
 

“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 …
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Wow, ExxonMobil CEO Sues To Block Fracking Project Near His Home (Note: ExxonMobil Is Biggest Natural Gas Producer In US)

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Feb 232014
 

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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Hundreds of Environment Canada jobs on the chopping block – Prince Edward Island Guardian

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Aug 042011
 

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 …
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700 Environment Canada jobs on the chopping block – Toronto Star

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Aug 032011
 

OTTAWA—Meteorologists, scientists, chemists and engineers are among more than 700 Environment Canada employees on the chopping block as the department launches sweeping cuts to cope with federal belt-tightening. The shakeup could be a taste of further …
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