Posts

Oil Company Works to Contain Leak in Alaska’s North Slope

PRUDHOE BAY, Alaska (AP) — A Texas-based oil and gas company that last year said it discovered at least 6 billion barrels of oil under its land in northern Alaska is cleaning up more than 7,000 gallons (26,500 liters) of oil that leaked from a well.
oil leak – read more

Can Renewables Contain Extreme Weather Conditions? – The Real News Network

Can Renewables Contain Extreme Weather Conditions?
The Real News Network
The extreme weather events associated with a warming planet is here to stay if we follow the consistency of the record setting trends to date. According to NASA, July and August were the 11th straight record breaking months this year. Just so you our …

and more »

extreme weather – read more

LAFD Crews Race to Contain Oil Leak

LOS ANGELES — An oil spill that may have released more than 29,000 gallons of crude into a grassy canyon in Ventura County did not reach the beach or trigger evacuations, Ventura County fire officials said Thursday. The pipeline leak was spotted about 5 …
oil leak – BingNews

Crews try to contain oil spill in Galveston Bay – USA TODAY

Crews try to contain oil spill in Galveston Bay
USA TODAY
TEXAS CITY, Texas — Response efforts continued overnight in the Houston Ship Channel after a barge carrying nearly a million gallons of oil collided with a ship Saturday afternoon. The spill posed a threat to sensitive shorebird habitat at the peak of 

and more »

oil spill – read more

Lynchburg hazmat crews contain 150-gallon oil spill – Lynchburg News and Advance

Lynchburg hazmat crews contain 150-gallon oil spill
Lynchburg News and Advance
A 150-gallon oil spill off Campbell Avenue has now been contained and a Virginia Department of Environmental Quality investigation initiated. On Sunday, Lynchburg fire officials said roughly 150 gallons of heating oil leaked from a residential oil tank

and more »

oil spill – read more

Sparkling discovery: Antarctica may contain diamonds – Fox News


Khaleej Times

Sparkling discovery: Antarctica may contain diamonds
Fox News
Antarctica might have a new kind of ice diamonds might exist there, a new study finds,. The finding, detailed online Dec. 17 in the journal Nature Communications, suggests the gems could be found on every continent, researchers say. Diamonds form under 
It's not gold in the frozen hills of Antarctica, my boy, it's DIAMONDSRegister
Rock points to potential diamond haul in AntarcticaThe News International
Antarctica may have other iceKhaleej Times
Jagran Josh –Latin Post
all 11 news articles »

antarctica – read more

Calif. Study: Nail Products Contain Toxic Chemicals

A new study indicates some of the products used in nail salons, which claim to be free of certain toxic chemicals, actually contain them. Representatives of the nail care industry say the study is nonsense. Worker safety groups have long been concerned about nail salon employees who work with the products.

» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us

Read more