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Florida County Goes To Court Over “Acid Fracking” Near Everglades

“Florida County Goes To Court Over ‘Acid Fracking’ Near Everglades.” He reports: In southwest Florida, county officials are fighting the state over a new oil drilling process that’s known by many diff…

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Queen Anne’s County passes law to protect dogs from extreme weather – WMDT


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Queen Anne's County passes law to protect dogs from extreme weather
WMDT
Recently Queen Anne's County passed a law making it illegal to leave your dog outside in extreme weather. The new law requires any dog to be brought inside a home, building, or shelter within 30 minutes of the onset of extreme weather conditions that …

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Measure Z fracking battle continues in Monterey County

THAT UPHOLDS THE FRACKING BAN BUT NOT THE BAN ON NEW OIL WELLS AND WASTEWATER INJECTION. >> THEIR ARGUMENT THAT THEY SHOULDN’T BE APPEALING THE DECISION, THAT IT WOULD SOMEHOW SAVE THE TAXPAYERS MONEY IF THEY GOT OUT OF THE SUIT IF THEY , PROTECT …

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County reaches settlement with plaintiffs over Measure Z.

Monterey County is ducking out of the fight over Measure Z, the 2016 ballot initiative that called for a ban on fracking, wastewater injection and new oil wells in the county. Chevron, Aera Energy LLC (the two biggest oil operators in the county …

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Should we ban fracking? SLO County voters will likely be asked to decide in November

(Fracking is the process of injecting water and chemicals under high pressure into oil-bearing deposits deep underground to crack the rock and release oil and natural gas. Acidizing involves pumping acid into a well to dissolve the rock and create channels …

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Ban on fracking, oil expansion in San Luis Obispo County proposed for Nov. ballot

The oil is so thick it must be heated underground with injected steam, using a huge amount of water in the process. “Toxic wastewater … land for oil well stimulation treatments like fracking and acidizing because the Monterey Shale formation underlies …

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Muldrow students learn about penguins and Antarctica – Sequoyah County Times


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Muldrow students learn about penguins and Antarctica
Sequoyah County Times
And there are penguins, thousands of penguins, in addition to seals, whales and birds but no human life can exist there. These are just some of the facts that were shared by retired teacher Mary Jo Trudeau to the second grade class at Muldrow
The Last Continent: Antarctic remains an enigmaVancouver Sun

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Crews Working To Clean Up Oil Spill In Manistee County

An oil leak has caused a mess in Manistee County. We’ve been trying to get the Department of Environmental Quality to tell us more about this spill all month. Tuesday, they say the spill was reported by Merit Energy Company at the end of December.

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Extreme weather dangers often overlooked as Cook County reports 26 cold-related deaths in 2017 – Chicago Tribune


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Extreme weather dangers often overlooked as Cook County reports 26 cold-related deaths in 2017
Chicago Tribune
Wilson's death occurred at the start of a record-tying 12-day stretch of low temperatures, according to the weather service. Although Chicago remained below 20 degrees every day from Dec. 26 to Jan. 6, the pace of cold-related deaths has generally

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Laguna Beach council votes down offshore oil, gas drilling; first Orange County city to oppose Trump plan

The resolution was supported by the Center for Biological Diversity, which has organized a series of California resolutions opposing offshore drilling and fracking … to the April 2010 BP explosion in the Gulf of Mexico and the May 2015 oil spill off …
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