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Palm oil inches up on bargain buying, but worries of export shipment disruption weighs

Malaysian palm oil futures recovered from early losses on Tuesday on bargain buying, but gains were capped by worries of a disruption to export shipments in case of an escalation in Middle East …

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‘Russian roulette’? EPA weighs release of drilling wastes

Oil patch states are dotted with sites that have been contaminated by the salty wastewater. Pennsylvania’s wastewater production spiked in the mid-2000s with the advent of hydraulic fracturing, or …

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Malaysian palm oil price slides to 2-week low as US soyoil, slowing demand growth weighs

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures fell over 2% at the close of trade on Tuesday, pressured by weaker export growth and losses in soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade. The benchmark palm oil …

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North Dakota weighs oil spill reporting policy – Pittsburgh Post Gazette


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North Dakota weighs oil spill reporting policy
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota, the nation's No. 2 oil producer behind Texas, recorded nearly 300 oil pipeline spills in less than two years, state documents show. None was reported to the public, officials said. According to records obtained by The 
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Windsor weighs in on processing fracking wastewater

Unless there are provincial protocols in place, Windsor councillors don’t want to see fracking wastewater processed at the town’s sewage treatment plant. At the regular committee of the whole meeting Oct. 15, CAO Louis Coutinho brought up the topic and …
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GOP slams EPA on ‘fracking’ as committee leader weighs bill – The Hill (blog)


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GOP slams EPA on 'fracking' as committee leader weighs bill
The Hill (blog)
Smith, who said the EPA has been “complicit” in efforts to undercut gas production enabled by hydraulic fracturing, said he fears the study's design does not put risks in their proper context. “I am concerned that the EPA has failed to include a risk
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The Case against Fracking: Forensic Chemist Weighs In – LawyersandSettlements.com

The Case against Fracking: Forensic Chemist Weighs In
LawyersandSettlements.com
The Case against Fracking: Forensic Chemist Weighs In “These fracking corporations have a right to secrecy just like Coca-Cola has its secret formula,” says Marsh. “But the hydraulic fracking issue is magnified by what we don't know and, combined with

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Retired NPS super weighs in on issue

The National Park Service's approval of a power line route through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Appalachian Trail violates the agency's core mission by doing permanent environmental damage to wetlands and wildlife, says a recently…
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NRB weighs environmental cost of Irene recovery

Environmental damage from Tropical Storm Irene was on the agenda as the state Natural Resources Board held its annual meeting.
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Public weighs in on Marcellus at W.Va. Legislature

Concerned residents repeatedly warned delegates about environmental damage from drilling into the Marcellus shale natural gas field during a public hearing Thursday, while supporters urged them to consider the jobs and other economic benefits at stake.
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