Mystic River Oil Leak Originated In Somerville, Officials Say

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May 082018
 

SOMERVILLE, MA – An oil leak that spread to the Mystic River in April originated in Somerville, according to Eversource. Officials traced the leak to a crack in an electrical pipe running under the I-93 bypass. The crack allowed the oil to enter the soil …

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Fracking waste in NYC drinking water? Officials urge permanent ban

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Apr 102018
 

Brooklyn Daily Eagle An issue being decided by a commission most New Yorkers have never heard of has the potential to affect the health and economy of New York City. The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) is in the process of deciding on new …

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RPT-China’s palm oil imports seen waning on record soybean buys – officials

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Mar 042018
 

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR, March 2 (Reuters) – China’s palm oil imports may fall in 2017/18 as the country instead boosts purchases of soybeans, giving it ample supplies of domestically produced soyoil, analysts and industry officials said. The world’s …

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China’s palm oil imports seen waning on record soybean buys: officials

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Mar 032018
 

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – China’s palm oil imports may fall in 2017/18 as the country instead boosts purchases of soybeans, giving it ample supplies of domestically produced soyoil, analysts and industry officials said. The world’s second …

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Antarctica is such a trendy vacation spot that Chinese officials made a don’t-touch-Penguins rule – Washington Post

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Feb 092018
 

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Antarctica is such a trendy vacation spot that Chinese officials made a don't-touch-Penguins rule
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Last summer's news that a behemoth iceberg detached from one of Antarctica's largest floating ice shelves has sparked a sense of urgency among tourists eager to check the continent off their travel bucket lists. That's especially the case for Chinese

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Officials investigate how months-long oil leak went unnoticed

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Feb 062018
 

Over the course of a year, 19,000 gallons of fuel leaked from one tank in Newington. A massive cleanup is underway and the cost is expected to run into the millions. Now that the true scope of the fuel spill has been revealed, it’s time for the answer to …

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Avon Residents Push Town Officials For Ban On Fracking Waste

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Feb 062018
 

Residents are pushing to add Avon to the list of nearly three dozen communities in Connecticut that have banned fracking waste. Their efforts started earlier this winter with an information session at the Avon Free Public Library on fracking waste and bans.

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DRBC’s new rule would protect against frack-waste contamination, officials say

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Jan 032018
 

Current and former officials at the Delaware River Basin Commission say proposed new rules on the in-basin treatment of waste water from fracking strengthen protections against any frack-related contamination. The rule, published on Nov. 30, would allow …
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Officials caught forcing state scientist to cover up earthquake/fracking link

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Nov 232017
 

Wastewater produced from this process is highly toxic and filled with a variety of chemicals. In many cases, people who live near fracking sites have been able to set fire to the water and air that comes through their pipes. It has also been found to …
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Former state seismologist testifies officials coerced him to alter research on induced quakes

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Nov 172017
 

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s former lead seismologist has testified he was pressured by officials at the University of Oklahoma to suppress findings linking earthquakes with fracking wastewater disposal. In a deposition taken on Oct. 11, Austin Holland …
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