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Victoria Starting Autonomous Vehicle Trials On Public Roads (Australia)

The Premier of Victoria reports that 90% of auto accidents result from human error. The number of lives that will be saved from good autonomous features in cars, and finally fully self-driving vehicles, is hard to estimate, but imagine the avoided paralysis, death, lost organs, etc., from the reduction in accidents

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Hyperloop One + Dubai Roads & Transport Authority Sign Agreement To Evaluate Potential In UAE

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Hyperloop One has signed an agreement with the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority that could see the firm’s technology applied in the UAE in a new feasibility study

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NYC Stands Against Fracking Waste Used to Melt Ice on Roads

Wastewater from hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) has been spread over some New York State roads to melt ice in the winter and to control dust in the summer. It has also entered the state’s wastewater treatment facilities and landfills …
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Town of Amherst looks to ban fracking waste to thaw icy roads

Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – Town leaders in Amherst will decide Monday …
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Delray gas leak forces evacuations, closes roads

A gas leak Monday forced the evacuation of several nearby buildings and street closures, according to a news release from Delray Beach Fire Rescue. Just before 1 p.m., workers doing underground drilling hit a gas line off Southeast First Street between …
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UPDATE: Roads have re-opened after drilling builder “causes gas leak” and gridlock in Twickenham (From Richmond and Twickenham Times)

A gas leak in Twickenham town centre caused major traffic congestion and delays after King Street was closed. Both sides of the street have now re-opened according to Transport for London, but major disruption was expected for some time to come. London …
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Town centre gridlock after “drilling builder causes gas leak” and closes roads (From Your Local Guardian)

A gas leak in Twickenham town centre has caused major traffic congestion and delays after King Street was closed. London Fire Brigade and the police are at the scene of the major incident, which has caused some shops to be evacuated. Areas surrounding King …
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Update: Karnes County oil spill cleaned up, all roads open – Corpus Christi Caller Times

Update: Karnes County oil spill cleaned up, all roads open
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KARNES COUNTY — Three miles of Farm-to-Market Road 81 is open to traffic, transportation officials said Wednesday morning, after clean up efforts in response to an oil spill on the Karnes County road were completed. Farm-to-Market Road 1144 will 

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Fracking waste prevents icy roads, but pollutes waterways

Wastewater from hydrofracking is being used to de-ice roads across New York State … hazardous waste regulatory requirements under [the Resource Conservation and Recover Act]. These wastewaters are regulated under state waste management programs.
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Environment ministry to soon fix green norms for SEZs, realty sector, roads

NEW DELHI: The environment ministry is likely to decide on a second set of key changes in green norms meant for SEZs, roads and the real estate sector, especially multi-storey buildings, next week. The committee it had formed on easing green …
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