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Gazprom Neft’ : Neft undertakes 20-stage fracking operations first ever in the Yamal Peninsula

Hydraulic fracking is a means of increasing oil production … and 30 kilometres from the coast of the Gulf of Ob. Oil from the field is currently transported to the coast through a pressure-pipeline running to more than 100 kilometres in length.
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Stunning images show Antarctica in all its breathtaking glory as a crew of scientists visit the Peninsula to chase … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Stunning images show Antarctica in all its breathtaking glory as a crew of scientists visit the Peninsula to chase
Daily Mail
These beautiful images of Antarctica show just how difficult it is to survive in some of the coldest, windiest and driest conditions on the entire planet. As the continent suffers through the effects of global warming and melting ice caps, six

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Avian influenza found in Fairbanks mallard | Peninsula Clarion – Kenai Peninsula Online

Avian influenza found in Fairbanks mallard | Peninsula Clarion
Kenai Peninsula Online
As Alaska's wild waterfowl start to migrate south for the winter, some could be carrying a form of the avian influenza virus. A mallard, trapped in mid-August by …
Avian Flu Found in Wild Mallard Duck in Alaska | Poultry …Lancaster Farming

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Once Solid Peninsula in Antarctica Begins to Melt – Science Times


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Once Solid Peninsula in Antarctica Begins to Melt
Science Times
This makes this area the next largest source of sea level increase in Antarctica. "To date, the glaciers added roughly 300 cubic km of water to the ocean," Wouters said. "That's the equivalent of the volume of nearly 350,000 Empire State Buildings
Sudden onset of ice loss in Antarctica detectedScience Codex
Antarctica Added 300 Trillion Liters of Water to Oceans Since 2009, Courtesy News Every day
Antarctic sheet is thinningTimes of Malta

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State pitches beefed-up hydraulic fracking rules – Kenai Peninsula Online

State pitches beefed-up hydraulic fracking rules
Kenai Peninsula Online
State oil and gas officials are seeking public comment on proposed rules that would beef-up sections of existing hydraulic fracturing regulations to meet technological advances in the industry and to satisfy public interest. Cathy Foerster, chair of

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Paul Cronauer, Port Angeles business leader, dies at age 63. – Peninsula Daily

Paul Cronauer, Port Angeles business leader, dies at age 63.
Peninsula Daily
Mayor Cherie Kidd named April 21 as Paul Cronauer Day in a ceremony earlier this year, recognizing him as “a man who has accepted the challenge that Earth Day is a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment.”

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Peninsula residents flood Ecology against proposed Dungeness water rule – Peninsula Daily News

SEQUIM — State officials got an earful last week from citizens vehemently opposed to a proposed water management rule for the Dungeness Valley. More than 200 attended Thursday night’s state Department of Ecology open house, presentation and …
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A watershed moment: Sequim-area Realtors send mailers opposing water rule – Peninsula Daily News

THE STATE DEPARTMENT of Ecology will accept comments on the proposed Dungeness River watershed water management rule, also known as the in-stream flow rule, until 5 p.m. July 9. Ecology expects adoption of the rule by Aug. 31 after a 5 p.m. June …
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Ecology estimates costs of sunken ship, spill in cove off Whidbey Island – Peninsula Daily News

COUPEVILLE — The sinking of the Deep Sea in Penn Cove off Whidbey Island has cost the state an estimated $ 350,000 so far, the state Department of Ecology said last week. The 140-foot crab boat sank May 13 after catching fire shortly before …
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Clallam pens letter to Ecology on proposed water management rule – Peninsula Daily News

Nominate your community hero for Jefferson County Heart of Service award– 1/18/12 -09:19 AM PORT ANGELES — Clallam County lawmakers have sent a four-page letter to the state Department of Ecology outlining their concerns over the proposed …
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