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Tlaib: Marathon oil must be held accountable for leak

As state officials continued to investigate a chemical leak last week at the Marathon refinery in southwest Detroit, concerned citizens gathered Monday near the refinery for a congressional hearing on …

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In wake of oil vapor cloud, Tlaib says Marathon must be held accountable

In wake of oil vapor cloud, Tlaib says Marathon must be held accountable Michigan officials are investigating last week’s leak at the Marathon refinery in Detroit. Check out this story on Freep.com: …

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Seven Kenyans held in Tanzania for ‘illegal’ fishing – The East African (press release) (blog)


The East African (press release) (blog)

Seven Kenyans held in Tanzania for 'illegal' fishing
The East African (press release) (blog)
Seven Kenyan fishermen have been detained at a beach in Tanzania after they were arrested by security officials over claims of illegally crossing the border. The fishermen from Remba Island in Suba North, Homa Bay County, were arrested on Sunday …

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Inaugural Island Renewable Energy Initiative Meeting Held In Maldives

The inaugural meeting of the Island Renewable Energy Initiative (IRIE) was recently held in Malé, Maldives, in partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) — bringing together senior officials and ministers from 30 different countries and organizations to discuss ways of accelerating renewable energy deployment and addressing climate change

Inaugural Island Renewable Energy Initiative Meeting Held In Maldives was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Should Oil Firms Be Held Liable in Earthquake Lawsuits?

Geologists eventually linked the quakes to increased oil and natural-gas production in the area—specifically, to the practice of injecting wastewater from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, into wells deep underground. Sandra Ladra, a Prague resident who …
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Major Fracking Forum to Be Held in Fullerton

After months of public concern about oil well fracking – and industry assurances that proper safeguards are in place – experts on the oil extraction method are scheduled Tuesday to answer questions from the public about its impact on water quality …
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Health concerns loom for coastal residents and oil spill workers; meeting held … – The Huntsville Times – al.com

Health concerns loom for coastal residents and oil spill workers; meeting held
The Huntsville Times – al.com
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama — Four years have rolled by, but Jack Gaines II can still remember the flashing lights scanning across the night sky in the woeful days after the oil spill. Like bug spray, he said, airplanes unleashed dispersant over the Town

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EPA: Tar Sands Pipelines Should Be Held To Different Standards

Up until now, the U.S. has had the same rules for all oil pipelines. But the EPA says pipelines that carry tar sands oil, like the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, should have special standards. That’s because tar sands oil spills can release harmful air pollution and are vastly more difficult to clean up than conventional oil spills.

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Gas drilling protests held in US, other countries – Wall Street Journal


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Gas drilling protests held in US, other countries
Wall Street Journal
But scientists disagree on the risks of hydraulic fracking, a process that injects large volumes of water, sand and chemicals underground to break rock apart and free the gas. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and many state regulators say
Small protests sprout over hydraulic frackingBend Bulletin


Fracking in Michigan: What are the concerns?Midland Daily News
Fracking? For whom?Albany Times Union

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Gas Drilling Protests Held in US, Other Countries – ABC News


ABC News

Gas Drilling Protests Held in US, Other Countries
ABC News
But scientists disagree on the risks of hydraulic fracking, a process that injects large volumes of water, sand and chemicals underground to break rock apart and free the gas. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and many state regulators say
"Frackdown?" Environmental activists protest gas drillingLos Angeles Times



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