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Dakota Access pipeline owners want to pump more oil through Illinois. Critics worry the move will increase the risk of leaks or a devastating spill.

Save Our Illinois Land and the Sierra Club filed objections to block the expansion, arguing that pumping more oil through the pipeline will increase the risk of spills and leaks along the rural route.

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Political Risk Rising: 2020 Presidential Candidates, Fracking, And Federal Lands

A broad fracking ban would be an even taller order probably requiring Congress to act … In terms of federal waters, the major production area is the Gulf of Mexico, with a small amount produced off …

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‘The ocean is suffocating’: Oxygen dead zones caused by climate change are putting sharks, tuna and marlin at risk

Due to the effects of deoxygenation – the removal of oxygen from the ocean – there are now more than 700 “dead zones” unable to sustain fish that rely on oxygen globally, up from 45 before 1960.

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Elizabeth Warren’s Fracking Proposal Has Shale Investors Weighing E&P Risk

In early September, Warren tweeted that she would ban fracking “everywhere” if she becomes president: READ MORE: The 2020 Democrats Agree on 7 Ways to Fight Climate Change The former part of Warren’s …

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Warren fracking proposal has US shale investors weighing E&P risk

And I will ban fracking—everywhere.” The former part of Warren’s plan would have a modest longer-term impact given the “mature state” of areas such as onshore Alaska or the Federal Gulf of Mexico, …

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The Hidden Risk in the Fracking Boom

But fracking, which has given drillers access to … Built in the early 1950s, the Texas Eastern originally transported gas up from the Gulf region to the cities of the lower Midwest and Northeast.

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‘Sleepwalking into catastrophe’: Extreme weather is biggest global risk in 2019 – MarketWatch

  1. ‘Sleepwalking into catastrophe’: Extreme weather is biggest global risk in 2019  MarketWatch
  2. Extreme weather events considered the number one global risk this year  Daily Mail
  3. Climate is the biggest risk to business (and the world)  CNN
  4. Global tensions holding back climate change fight, says WEF  The Guardian
  5. Global tension is hampering our ability to fight climate change, Davos survey warns  CNBC
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Syrian refugees at risk as extreme weather hits Lebanon – Al Jazeera English

Syrian refugees at risk as extreme weather hits Lebanon  Al Jazeera English

Geneva, Switzerland – The lives of 70,000 Syrian refugees in makeshift camps across Lebanon are at risk as the country faces extreme weather conditions and …

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Thumbing Our Nose at Old Man Winter – Thanksgiving Thaw – Snow Risk South/East of Minnesota Early Next Week?

It’s cold but it’s a “dry cold”; a persistent wind flow out of Canada whipping up stinging wind chills, making it impossible for moisture from the Gulf of Mexico to reach … Since that time, the whol…

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250 to 1,000 gallons of oil leaked into Granite Springs stream, Amawalk reservoir at risk

Amawalk reservoir at risk Somers Volunteer Fire Department responded to an oil leak on Granite Springs Road Monday night. The spill is estimated to be 250 to 1,000 gallons. Check out this story on loh…

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