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A California Gas Leak Is the Biggest Environmental Disaster Since the BP Oil Spill

It will take at least several more months to find the source and repair the leak, which requires careful drilling far from the tank itself to avoid igniting the gas and causing an explosion. Advertisement A relief well is being connected to the leaking …
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British ship patrols Ross Sea for first time since 1936 – The Press


The Press

British ship patrols Ross Sea for first time since 1936
The Press
Protector will visit Christchurch in January and then circumnavigate Antarctica. The New Zealand visit "signals closer cooperation" between the two nations to uphold conservation and prevent illegal fishing, the navy said. Protector normally patrols

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Fracking Fallout: New Analysis Reveals Over 100 Million Gallons of Toxic Wastewater Spilled Since 2009

According to data obtained from leading oil- and gas-producing states, “more than 180 million gallons of wastewater spilled from 2009 to 2014 in incidents involving ruptured pipes, overflowing storage tanks and other mishaps or even deliberate dumping …
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Arctic drilling update: Protester leaves Shell ship after hanging on since Friday

Rob Lewis, a spokesman for the activists, said D’Angelo and Fuller were protesting Shell’s plan for arctic drilling. He described the Arctic Challenger as a savior vessel that is used in the case of an oil leak, but said activists doubt its …
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Lessons (Un)Learned in the Last 5 Years in Offshore Oil Industry Since the BP Deepwater Horizon Accident

the existing data on the number of accidents and incidents in offshore drilling and production within recent years does not seem encouraging or comforting. Some highlighted examples of these accidents are the major gas leak on the Elgin offshore platform …
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Elon Musk: Since Most Tesla Owners Do Save $10,000 In Gas Costs Over 5 Years, We’re Sticking With Advertising Prices Minus These Costs

Tesla Model S price Elon Musk tweet

Tesla Motors’ website (in most markets, anyway) now shows the price of a new Model S as the actual cost minus $ 10,000 in ‘saved fuel costs.’ There has been some backlash (since it’s not the sticker price) but the new system will apparently be sticking around, despite the public debate and criticism. Our source on this claim? CEO & Product Architect

Elon Musk: Since Most Tesla Owners Do Save $ 10,000 In Gas Costs Over 5 Years, We’re Sticking With Advertising Prices Minus These Costs was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Dead dolphins found since oil spill – Chron.com


KHOU

Dead dolphins found since oil spill
Chron.com
Workers gather the oil spilled onto the sands of the Texas City dike at the site of the wrecked barge that leaked fuel into the Houston Ship Channel, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Texas City. Thousands of gallons of tar-like oil spilled into the major U.S
Did oil spill cause dolphin deaths?KPRC Houston
Was oil spill cause of dolphin deaths?mySanAntonio.com
Judge orders 'arrest' of ship involved in oil spillKHOU
ABC News –Beaumont Enterprise
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Houston Ship Channel fully reopens for first time since oil spill – Dallas Morning News


Dallas Morning News

Houston Ship Channel fully reopens for first time since oil spill
Dallas Morning News
The Houston Ship Channel, home to the nation's largest petrochemical complex and export port, reopened all lanes of traffic for the first time since a March 22 oil spill. Voyages are restricted to daylight hours, Captain Clint Winegar, vice president
First storm, now this: Galveston faces new challengeUSA TODAY
Houston Ship Channel partially reopens to ship traffic after oil spillKPRC Houston
Dead, oiled birds sighted 3 days into Texas oil spill cleanupCNN
NPR (blog) –The Weather Channel –Huffington Post
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Crude-oil spills on US railways in 2013 topped total since 1975 – Washington Post


Kansas City Star

Crude-oil spills on US railways in 2013 topped total since 1975
Washington Post
More crude oil was spilled in U.S. rail incidents last year than was spilled in the nearly four decades since the federal government began collecting data on such spills, an analysis of the data shows. Including major derailments in Alabama and North
Oil Trains Spilled More Crude Last Year Than In The Previous 38 Years CombinedHuffington Post
More oil spilled from trains in 2013 than in previous 4 decades, federal data showKansas City Star

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Rockaway Beach celebrates their first Earth Day since Superstorm Sandy – CBS News


CBS News

Rockaway Beach celebrates their first Earth Day since Superstorm Sandy
CBS News
This weekend the residents in Rockaway celebrated their first Earth Day since being ravaged by the storm in a celebration sponsored by Waves for Water. Founder Jon Rose is a sports fan who knows understands how summer sports impacts the community.
NYC's Road to Resilience: Our First Earth Day Since Superstorm SandyHuffington Post

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