Aliso Canyon natural gas facility that was site of massive leak can reopen, state says

 Earth News  Comments Off on Aliso Canyon natural gas facility that was site of massive leak can reopen, state says
Jul 202017
 

The gas leak “showed the danger of operating such facilities near … But according to Harris, the head of the state oil and gas division, the facility has undergone one of the “most rigorous inspections in the nation.” “We have staff on the …
oil leak – read more

Study shows avian flu may infect bats – Wisconsin State Farmer

 Earth News  Comments Off on Study shows avian flu may infect bats – Wisconsin State Farmer
Jul 092017
 

Wisconsin State Farmer

Study shows avian flu may infect bats
Wisconsin State Farmer
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Bats, which make up about a third of all mammalian species, play an important role in our ecosystem. They eat bugs that “bug” us, pollinate more than 500 species of plants, including banana and cacao, and distribute the seeds of …

avian flu – read more

Insight: The State Of The Oil, Gas Service Sector

 Earth News  Comments Off on Insight: The State Of The Oil, Gas Service Sector
Jun 202017
 

Schlumberger has made major strides in D&C modeling in recent months with its integrated OneDrill and OneStim drilling and completion systems, utilizing machine learning and technical expertise to model the well development process. Halliburton also posted …
fracking acidizing process – read more

Opponents of Nevada’s anti-fracking bill say it will hurt education in state

 Earth News  Comments Off on Opponents of Nevada’s anti-fracking bill say it will hurt education in state
Jun 082017
 

Calling Nevada the most arid state in the nation, Watkins cited research saying that recycled fracking wastewater containing volatile organic compounds has been used to irrigate crops in California, generating health concerns. “Nevada must learn from the …
fracking wastewater – BingNews

Town Seeks State Help To Fight Extreme Weather, Sea Rise – CapeNews.net

 Earth News  Comments Off on Town Seeks State Help To Fight Extreme Weather, Sea Rise – CapeNews.net
Jun 022017
 

Town Seeks State Help To Fight Extreme Weather, Sea Rise
CapeNews.net
Town officials this week focused on two programs offered by the state to help coastal communities cope with rising sea levels, increasingly ferocious storms and other natural hazards arising from climate change. Department of Natural Resources staff

extreme weather – read more

State Sen. Carlos Uresti Appears in Court for Wire Fraud, Bribery Charges

 Earth News  Comments Off on State Sen. Carlos Uresti Appears in Court for Wire Fraud, Bribery Charges
May 182017
 

Uresti and his two co-defendants in the fracking case, former FourWinds CEO Stanley Bates … Watts was indicted on charges he made up fake clients in lawsuits against BP following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. He was acquitted last August.
gulf fracking – read more

State to plug leaking oil well on Allen County farm

 Earth News  Comments Off on State to plug leaking oil well on Allen County farm
May 072017
 

LIMA — A state agency has agreed to plug an abandoned oil well on an Allen County farm that was found to be leaking last month. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas, has entered into an agreement to plug the Brenneman Farms …
oil leak – read more

Hilcorp says oil leak in western Cook Inlet less than 3 gallons. State continues to investigate

 Earth News  Comments Off on Hilcorp says oil leak in western Cook Inlet less than 3 gallons. State continues to investigate
Apr 042017
 

Hilcorp Alaska estimates a crude oil leak discovered in western Cook Inlet Saturday released less than three gallons, an amount state regulators continued to investigate Monday along with other questions, including what caused the leak following a violent …
oil leak – read more

State sues to block fracking wastewater disposal bans

 Earth News  Comments Off on State sues to block fracking wastewater disposal bans
Mar 312017
 

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is asking a state court for immediate protection against two tiny townships whose local charters claim to allow the communities to fine DEP for issuing permits for oil and gas wastewater disposal …
fracking wastewater – BingNews

Connecticut lawmaker seeks to ban fracking waste in state

 Earth News  Comments Off on Connecticut lawmaker seeks to ban fracking waste in state
Mar 152017
 

HARTFORD >> The General Assembly’s Environment Committee heard testimony Monday regarding hydraulic fracturing as the legislature considers a bill that would ban the disposal, storage or handling of any hydraulic fracturing waste materials within the state.
fracking wastewater – BingNews