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From Venice to Sydney, Extreme Weather Fuels Climate Change Debate – VOA News

From Venice to Sydney, Extreme Weather Fuels Climate Change Debate  VOA News

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Study linking fracking to Permian Basin earthquakes stirs public debate

dispelling the widely held view that oilfield wastewater disposals wells were solely responsible for the man-made tremors. In a study released Tuesday afternoon, scientists with the TexNet Seismic …

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Fracking’s Next Boom? Petrochemical Plants Fuel Debate Over Jobs, Pollution

Traditionally, the bulk of the nation’s cracker plants are located on the Gulf Coast … about what will happen to her community. “The fracking plant came in. Then we’re talking about …

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Tougher palm oil rules agreed amid polarising debate over crop

The organisation promoting sustainable use of palm oil has agreed to tighten rules on the production of the crop, requiring companies to commit to no deforestation and not planting on wetland, to secu…

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Debate ensues over British supermarket chain’s decision to ban palm oil

Iceland Foods recently decided to remove palm oil from its own-label products. The move follows a vote by the European Parliament to ban the use of palm oil in European biofuels. An aggressive lobbying campaign spearheaded by actors from Indonesia and …

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At Allegheny River’s headwaters, treatment plant for fracking wastewater stirs debate

COUDERSPORT, Pa. — The Allegheny River begins its 325-mile meander to Pittsburgh’s Point in rural Potter County, flowing through town as a still, small stream, no wider than a country lane, and rarely deeper than a fisherman’s chest waders.

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Inside The Debate Over Repealing Curbs On Methane Leaks

The Obama administration sought to address the emissions with the BLM’s methane rule. It requires oil and gas companies on federal or tribal lands to look for leaks and fix them. It limits allowable venting and flaring and directs producers to capture the …
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Nazri: Debate could be in Antarctica with penguin audience – The Star Online


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Nazri: Debate could be in Antarctica with penguin audience
The Star Online
KUALA LUMPUR: The recently-cancelled debate between former premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Datuk Seri Nazri Abdul Aziz could be held in Antarctica. “The penguins there don't understand the Malay or English language, so there won't be a riot,” …
Frustrated Nazri Proposes Cancelled Debate With Tun M Be Held In Antarcticamalaysiandigest.com
If no debate could take place in Malaysia, do it in Antarctica – NazriAstro Awani
Nazri asks if he's a threat, says got PM's approval for debateMalay Mail Online
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Dueling Studies Continue the Debate Over Fracking Earthquakes

Concho Resources, Inc., has partnered with the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority on a water … “If there is such a thing as responsible drilling or fracking, I’ve yet to see it.”
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Fracking laws debate goes to Colorado Supreme Court

At issue is whether home-rule cities should be allowed to ban hydraulic fracking in oil and gas operations, and the storage of such waste products. Longmont created new regulations for fracking and voters added a ban on fracking to the City Charter in 2012.
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