Malaysia state palm oil agency Felda says chairman steps down

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May 152018
 

KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 (Reuters) – The chairman of Malaysia’s state palm oil plantation agency, the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda), has resigned, an agency spokesman said on Monday, confirming earlier reports. The move follows shock election …

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Political Shenanigans Got You Down? These 5 Global Trends Are Positively Changing The World Right Now

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Apr 182018
 

Reading, seeing, watching, or listening to what passes off as news these days can inevitably bring a sense of doom, uncertainty, and fear (FUD) that some politicians love to bathe in to justify their middlemen role and push whatever pet project they have for their business buddies. But there is also good quality news out there if you let independent journalists communicate what they know best, fields they master for the purpose of bringing more light to important matters

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Oil companies clamp down on methane leaks

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Dec 062017
 

Many of the country’s largest oil and gas drillers said Tuesday they will voluntarily reduce emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, even as the Trump administration takes steps to roll back existing environmental regulations targeting those emissions.
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Oil companies clamping down on methane leaks

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Dec 052017
 

Many of the country’s largest oil and gas drillers said Tuesday they will voluntarily reduce emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, even as the Trump administration takes steps to to roll back existing environmental regulations targeting those …
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Laguna Beach council votes down offshore oil, gas drilling; first Orange County city to oppose Trump plan

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Nov 092017
 

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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North Sea oil platform shuts down after gas leak

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May 202017
 

A North Sea oil platform has been shut down following a gas leak. The gas detection alarm sounded on Friday morning on Shell’s Brent Charlie platform, 115 miles north-east of Shetland. Shell said all 176 people on board have been accounted for and a …
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Oil Platforms Powered by Leaking Alaska Pipeline Are Forced to Shut Down

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Mar 272017
 

The company responsible for a pipeline spewing almost pure methane into Alaska’s Cook Inlet for at least three months is taking significant steps toward stopping the leak. That includes shutting down the offshore oil platforms powered by the pipeline.
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Hilcorp agrees to temporarily shut down oil production to fight Cook Inlet gas leak

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Mar 252017
 

Following discussions with Gov. Bill Walker, Hilcorp Alaska said Saturday morning it has agreed to temporarily shut down oil production at two platforms in Cook Inlet to fight a leaking natural gas fuel line that has generated concerns for weeks about …
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Scott Pruitt Already Planning Rollback Of EPA Authority, But Gets Graded Down By Environmental Academics

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Feb 272017
 

The US Environmental Protection Agency’s new administrator, Scott Pruitt, has already signaled plans to roll back several Obama-era policies and planned to provide businesses with “regulatory certainty” — but at the same time, his first speech has been graded a D+ or C- by environmental academics

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Western North Dakota oil pipeline shut down after spill

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Dec 062016
 

A crude oil pipeline in western North Dakota has been shut down following a leak that spilled oil into a creek, state officials reported Tuesday. The size of Monday’s leak and extent of the spill were not yet known. It occurred as Native Americans …
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