Do Energy Industry Activities Threaten Dams? BC Hydro Now Says Yes

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Oct 112017
 

Photo: BC Hydro. Last summer a bizarre dispute about dams, fracking, waste water disposal, public safety and earthquakes quietly played out before the BC Oil and Gas Appeal Tribunal. Be one of two lucky Tyee readers to win a pair of tickets. The Facts are …
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Trump budget cut could slow cleanup of 70,000 fuel leaks that threaten groundwater

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Aug 312017
 

“When tanks leak harmful chemicals such as oil, gas, benzene and toluene into soil and ground water, drinking water and soil are fouled, community health is jeopardized, and economic development is crippled.” The number of tanks with confirmed releases …
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Coal & Nuclear Lobbies Threaten Renewable Energy In South Africa

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Aug 212017
 

Originally published on The Conversation. By Hartmut Winkler, Professor of Physics, University of Johannesburg South African power utility Eskom recently repeated that it will not conclude supply contracts with the developers of new renewable energy power stations. These developers were selected under a programme to facilitate private sector involvement in the building of medium-sized renewable energy power stations. The [&hellip

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West Texas Ranchers Threaten Lawsuits Over Fracking

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Aug 092017
 

The answer would be to reuse the brackish water that is the byproduct of fracking operations … toxic and unusable wastewater annually. Developing new ways to recycle water would not only accelerate job growth, but help Texas and other water-stressed …
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Spills threaten water amid drilling boom

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Sep 212015
 

For the Johnsons, the spill is among dozens that have taken a heavy toll … side effect of oil and gas production that has worsened with the past decade’s drilling boom: spills of wastewater that foul the land, kill wildlife and threaten freshwater …
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Environmental Groups Threaten To Sue EPA Over Fracking Wastewater Rules

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Aug 272015
 

WASHINGTON — A coalition of environmental groups is threatening to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for not implementing new regulations on the disposal of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing operations. The organizations — which include the …
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William D. Balgord: Can a melting Antarctica threaten the Midwest? – Winona Daily News

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Aug 292014
 

William D. Balgord: Can a melting Antarctica threaten the Midwest?
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Antarctica's glaciers have dwindled very slowly since the end of the last ice age. At current rate, thousands of years would be required to raise ocean levels by the 12-13 feet mentioned in various news accounts, while intervening cold periods could

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Congressional Watch-Dog Warns Fracking Waste Could Threaten Drinking Water

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Jul 292014
 

The Government Accountability Office says new risks from underground injections of oil and gas waste could harm drinking water supplies, and the EPA needs to step up both oversight and enforcement. The GAO released a study on Monday detailing the EPA’s …
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Fracking in George Washington National Forest could threaten D.C. area drinking water

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Feb 022014
 

The future cleanliness of the Washington region’s drinking water has unexpectedly become a central concern in the national debate over the controversial natural-gas drilling method known as “fracking.” The gas industry is pushing to allow fracking in …
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Storms Threaten Great Plains With Hail, Tornadoes

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Apr 152012
 

Major storms have reached a swath of the Great Plains from Oklahoma City up through central Kansas and into Nebraska. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz speaks with Chance Hayes, the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Wichita, Kansas.

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