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Drillers snap up federal leases near Utah's wilderness monuments

Added: 20.03.2018 20:57 | 14 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday auctioned off more than 51,000 acres (21,000 hectares) in southeastern Utah to oil and gas drillers, a sign of strong industry demand in a region conservationists have vowed to protect.

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Mandated study of Dakota Access line to miss completion goal

Added: 20.03.2018 19:48 | 3 views | 0 comments

More time is needed to finish additional court-ordered environmental study of the Dakota Access oil pipeline due to difficulties in getting needed information from American Indian tribes fighting the project in court, according to federal officials.

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U.S. Interior Department offers oil leases near Utah's wilderness monuments

Added: 20.03.2018 19:17 | 7 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Department of Interior on Tuesday will auction off more than 51,000 acres (21,000 hectares) in southeastern Utah for oil and gas development, over objections from conservationists, who say the move threatens sensitive archaeological and wilderness sites.

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Facebook, Twitter and Snap take hits: Social media crackdown imminent?

Added: 20.03.2018 18:42 | 6 views | 0 comments

Turmoil surrounding Mark Zuckerberg’s company infects other social media stocks.


What plants can teach us about oil spill clean-up, microfluidics

Added: 20.03.2018 18:13 | 3 views | 0 comments

For years, scientists have been inspired by nature to innovate solutions to tricky problems, even oil spills -- manmade disasters with devastating environmental and economic consequences. A new study takes a cue from leaf structure to fabricate material that can separate oil and water, which could lead to safer and more efficient oil spill clean-up methods.


Russia Pursues 'Dark Power.' The West Has No Answer

Added: 20.03.2018 17:57 | 17 views | 0 comments

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The nerve agent attack on British soil is a classical who-dunnit from a Cold War spy novel. teresting than the murky details is the context. According to security expert Mark Galeotti, currently in Moscow, it is part and parcel of Russia's policy of 'dark power'. If you can't be attractive with soft power, and are vulnerable, you better be a fearsome bully. The West is weak and lacks the will to respond. 'In the long term, dark power is dangerous and self-destructive, but in the short term, it seems to work.' Russia is getting away with it.

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Wildfire intensity impacts water quality and its treatment in forested watersheds

Added: 20.03.2018 17:47 | 8 views | 0 comments

The recent Thomas Fire was the largest wildfire in in California's modern history. Now, researchers report that wildfires in forested watersheds can have a variable but predictable impact on the substances that are released from soils and flow into drinking water sources. The research provides important insights for water utilities evaluating treatment options after severe wildfires.

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Saudi Arabia's oil shipments to America have plunged to 1988 levels

Added: 20.03.2018 17:28 | 14 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's oil shipments to the United States have declined sharply despite closer ties between the two nations under President Trump.


"Boiling point": California city votes to opt out of sanctuary status

Added: 20.03.2018 16:22 | 15 views | 0 comments

The Los Alamitos City Council voted to opt out of California's law citing constitutional concerns


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