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The Christian Science Monitor - Current carbon prices will not drive switching in the near-term ... as dark greens making the perfect the enemy of the good, a quote from Voltaire via Barack Obama. When I was a kid in the United...
Source: Detroit Free Press
Fracking — the controversial method of injecting water and chemicals under intense pressure miles underground to extract natural gas — is being tossed about in metro Detroit.
May 6, 2013 Exxon Pipeline Leak Widens Brent-WTI Gap
International Business Times - Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) has itself in another sticky situation: for the second time this month a ruptured pipeline has resulted in a significant spill. This time, damage wasn't relegated to the...
Source: LA Times
Occidental Petroleum shareholders ousted Chairman and former Chief Executive Ray Irani in a dramatic annual meeting that signaled the end of an era for the storied oil and gas producer. It concluded a nearly three-decade run as a...
May 5, 2013 Chinese hackers using zero-day bug in IE8 to target nuclear weapons researchers running Windows XP
Winbeta - "The exploit on the [Department of Labor] site appears to be exploiting a zero-day exploit affecting Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) only, [via a] use-after-free memory vulnerability ... beating out the latest Internet...
May 5, 2013 The other side of the fracking debate
Daily Progress - Consider Karnes County, Texas. A few years ago ... recently told Congress heâs so confident fracking fluid is safe that he drank some of it. At least one energy company has even developed fracking fluid...
Environmental Leader - The report is based on well drilling and water use data from FracFocus.org, collected on 25,450 wells in operation from January 2011 through September 2012, and water stress indicator maps developed by the...
Common Dreams - A new study released Thursday shows that a "significant portion" of fracking, a water intensive process, is happening in already water-stressed regions of the United Statesâmost prominently Texas and...
May 2, 2013 Companies line up to drill after survey shows Dakota oil, gas fields far bigger than believed
FOX News - WASHINGTON â Energy companies are lining up for their shot to drill in the Dakotas and Montana after a new government report revealed that a massive geological formation stretching across the states contains...
May 2, 2013 Hydraulic Fracturing: a Way to Go Greener'
AOL Travel News - îEPAî's Science Advisory Board will form an independent panel to provide transparent feedback on its 2014 draft report on hydraulic fracturing and its impact on drinking îwaterî...
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