T&T oil leak could be from offshore rig -minister

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Oct 192017
 

Minister of Planning and Development, Camille Robinson-Regis. (Trinidad Guardian) Preliminary investigations have revealed that the source of the oil spill that occurred in Chaguaramas over the weekend can be an offshore rig. This was yesterday disclosed …
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Oil From Broken Pipe Leaks Into Gulf Off Louisiana Coast

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Oct 152017
 

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil leak off the coast of Louisiana. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said in a news release Friday that oil spewed out of a fractured underwater pipe in the Gulf of Mexico about 64 kilometers (40 …
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Penguin disaster as just two chicks survive from colony of 40000 – The Guardian

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Oct 122017
 

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Penguin disaster as just two chicks survive from colony of 40000
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A colony of about 40,000 Adélie penguins in Antarctica has suffered a “catastrophic breeding event” – all but two chicks have died of starvation this year. It is the second time in just four years that such devastation – not previously seen in more
Thousands of Adelie penguin chick deaths lead to call for increased protections in AntarcticaABC Online
Two baby penguins survive breeding seasonSBS
Not so 'Happy Feet': Penguin breeding collapses prompt calls for more protectionBrisbane Times
The Independent –Metro Newspaper UK –The Australian
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India’s Government To Purchase 10,000 EVs From Tata Motors

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Sep 302017
 

The government of India has agreed to purchase 10,000 new electric vehicles from India’s Tata Motors as part of a bid to replace the diesel- and petrol/gas-powered cars currently used by government agencies there, a public statement has revealed

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Filter Removes Contaminates from Fracking Wastewater

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Sep 292017
 

Millions of gallons of wastewater are produced during the fracking process, but a new device could help reduce the oil and gas sector’s environmental footprint.A ceramic filter that can clean wastewater from hydraulic fracturing without clogging could …
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Exxon Promises to Cut Methane Leaks from U.S. Shale Oil and Gas Operations

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Sep 272017
 

ExxonMobil said on Monday that it would take a series of steps to cut emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from its U.S. onshore oil and gas production. The measures will include upgrading equipment and finding and repairing leaks. The …
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The Biggest Global Tax Break Ever Bubbles Up From Texas Oil Industry

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Sep 262017
 

Christi Craddick, the Texas Railroad Commissioner, praised the Texas fracking industry in her address at the annual … A month after the Texas Gulf Coast was devastated by the unprecedented wind and rains of Hurricane Harvey, the cleanup and rebuilding …
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Lithium From A Surprising Source (Infographic)

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Sep 232017
 

If we’re going to scale up electric vehicle production, we need an abundance of lithium. Mining or production capacity is quite limited at this point, and it looks like the oil industry might be the best source of this valuable mineral going forward towards a more renewable future

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Far Away From any Witnesses, My Small Town is Being Poisoned by Fracking Waste

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Sep 212017
 

Some days, the air would smell acrid, sharp like bleach, and I would hurry from the car into the house. Other days, the wind seemed normal, unremarkable. I didn’t know why. My south-eastern Ohio town in the Appalachian foothills is a small, rural place …
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From Heat Waves to Hurricanes: What We Know About Extreme … – New York Times

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Sep 182017
 

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From Heat Waves to Hurricanes: What We Know About Extreme …
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A string of extreme events has brought new focus to a familiar question: Is climate change to blame?

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