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

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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.
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State to plug leaking oil well on Allen County farm

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

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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 …
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State sues to block fracking wastewater disposal bans

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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 …
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Connecticut lawmaker seeks to ban fracking waste in state

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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.
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If White House Destroys The State (As Desired), What Does That Mean For Solar, Wind, & Electric Cars?

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Feb 202017
 

As noted in an article earlier today, Steve Bannon reportedly said in 2013: “Lenin wanted to destroy the state, and that’s my goal too. I want to bring everything crashing down, and destroy all of today’s establishment.” He apparently described himself as a Leninist to Ronald Radosh, an adjunct fellow at the Hudson Institute. There seems to be a lot of evidence Bannon was telling the truth in that case

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“Towns Driving State Policy:” New London Aims to Ban Fracking Waste

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Feb 182017
 

One by one, Connecticut municipalities are sending a message to state and federal legislators: no to local fracking waste disposal. Following the lead of municipalities across four counties beginning with Washington and most recently including Middletown …
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Bill to ban fracking in state important legislation

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Jan 292017
 

For the past three years, the controversy of fracking-like oil drilling practices in Florida have been hotly contested, and rightfully so. These enhanced forms of oil extraction have been linked to surface oil spills, illegal disposal of toxic wastewater …
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Florida state senator files bill to ban fracking

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Jan 242017
 

Dana Young of Tampa, the former House Republican leader elected to the Senate in November, wants the state to ban “advanced well stimulation treatment,” specifically hydraulic fracturing, acid fracturing and matrix acidizing … in the process and …
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Kuwait State Oil Company Says Onshore Oil Leak Contained

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Jan 232017
 

Kuwait’s national oil company says it has contained an oil leak at one of its southwestern oil fields. Monday’s statement by the Kuwait Oil Co. did not identify the onshore oil field affected by the leak, which began Sunday. The state-run Kuwait News …
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