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Gulf oil leak caused by Hurricane Ivan spills much more than thought, federal lawyers say

Federal government lawyers say a 14-year-old leak is releasing much more oil each day into the Gulf of Mexico than officials previously claimed, and it may be getting worse. A Friday court filing in a …

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Federal lawyers: Gulf oil leak spills much more than thought

Federal government lawyers say a 14-year-old leak is releasing much more oil each day into the Gulf of Mexico than officials previously claimed. A Friday court filing in a case involving Taylor …

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Oil Spill at Center of Legal Battle Worse Than Earlier Estimated, Study Finds

A subsea oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico may be spilling much more oil than previously understood, according to a new government study, raising the stakes in a legal battle between the federal governme…

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Texas Gulf Coast exports more oil than it imports for the first time

Rapid technological advances in fracking, the process of unlocking oil and gas deep … The Houston-Galveston region comprises multiple ports of entry along the Texas Gulf Coast, including Houston, Te…

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Tesla Battery Life Longer Than Anyone (Except Elon & JB) Expected

Tesla battery lifeWorried about having to pay a lot of money to replace the battery in an electric car? If it’s a Tesla, you have nothing to worry about based on the experience of Tesloop, an all-Tesla shuttle service in southern California

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Trump’s latest massive offshore oil and gas sale fares slightly better than last

Overall, I still think the Gulf is a very viable place.” But the industry may not be overly interested in offshore drilling, critics say, because it is expensive, risky, and overshadowed by easier-to- …

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Halifax oil leak much larger than originally disclosed, Nova Scotia Power says

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Power says an oil leak at its Tufts Cove generating station involved 19,300 more litres of oil than originally disclosed. The utility had previously said that an oil leak was dis…

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Gulf Of Mexico Dead Zone Is 3 Times Larger Than Long-Term Targets

The dead zone remains 3X larger than long-term established targets … director of NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science. “Although there has been some progress in reducing nutrients, the …

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Gulf of Mexico 2018 ‘dead zone’ smaller than expected, but still as big as Delaware

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Hypoxia Task Force has set a goal of 1,930 square miles for the dead zone. Hypoxic zones can occur naturally in some marine environments, such as deep ocean basin…

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BREAKING: Panasonic To Increase Gigafactory Cell Production More Than 30% By End Of 2018

Panasonic is ramping up its 2170 cell production “more than 30%” at the Gigafactory by the end of 2018 in response to increased demand for Tesla’s Model 3, the Japanese publication Nikkan reports

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