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Illegal fishing in Mexico and policy responses – Brookings Institution

Illegal fishing in Mexico and policy responses  Brookings Institution

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Donald Trump extends moratorium on offshore drilling in Gulf of Mexico as he visits Florida

Trump used a trip to Florida to propose extending a moratorium on offshore drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

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Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Release Gulf of Mexico Fracking Records

NEW ORLEANS— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Trump administration today for failing to release public documents revealing the extent and risks of fracking of offshore oil and gas wells in …

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Gulf of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Will Be Large This Summer, Scientists Predict

The low-oxygen zone can cause harm not just to marine life, but also to those who catch shrimp and fish for their livelihood.

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Oil Basin in Texas And New Mexico May Be Leaking Much More Methane Than Previously Thought, Findings Show

More than one in 10 flares designed to burn off unused methane in the Permian basin in Texas and New Mexico could be unlit or malfunctioning, venting much more of the potent greenhouse gas into the …

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A Decade After Deepwater Horizon, Oil Still Flows From This Prolific Patch In The Gulf Of Mexico

A decade ago this week, BP’s drillers on the Deepwater Horizon platform lost control of a well they were drilling called Macondo, which blew out and ignited an explosion that killed 11 on the rig and …

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Shell halts some Gulf of Mexico output due to Exxon pipeline leak

(Reuters) – said on Monday a leak in an Exxon Mobil Corp offshore pipeline had shut in production at its 100,000 barrel per day Perdido platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Shell temporarily halted …

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Shell ‘halts production at Gulf of Mexico Perdido facility after leak from Exxon’s HOOPs pipeline’

SHELL has announced that it has temporarily halted production after a leak from Exxon’s HOOPs pipeline. The oil company said on Monday that it has temporarily shut-in production at its Perdido …

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What the Frack? New Mexico Wants to Recycle Radioactive Wastewater

One of three billboards placed by the nonprofit WildEarth Guardians at the intersection of I-25 and I-40 in New Mexico. The nonprofit opposes legislation that would allow “treated” fracking waste to …

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From Rajasthan To Mexico: Why Gender Matters At The Heart Of The Energy Transition

Since women are the primary users of energy, they are disproportionately vulnerable to climate change impacts. Energy policies failing to reach women are thus exacerbating potential climate risks for them. In addition, gender inequalities limit women’s access to finance streams, information or training for using sustainable energy sources. Taking a gender lens approach is thus crucial for minimizing such bias and ensuring equal access to energy for both women and men

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