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  • Texas companies seek approval to probe for oil off Maryland coast

    Texas companies seek approval to probe for oil off Maryland coast
    A Texas company plans to notify local sailing clubs in coming months if its permit is approved to search for oil miles off Maryland's coast, said Richie Miller, executive vice president of Spectrum Geo Inc. Spectrum would identify for sailors buoys that...
  • University of Colorado keeps its fossil fuel investments

    Wind and solar power advocates failed to persuade the University of Colorado's governing Board of Regents Thursday to divest from coal, oil and gas. On a 7-2 vote, the regents upheld their current policy that allows the university financial team to...
  • Court docket: Natural resources violators

     Court docket: Natural resources violators
    Four men cited for hunting violations on Gibson Island this winter were ordered Friday to make donations to a Maryland Department of Natural Resources poaching enforcement program. District Judge Shaem C.P. Spencer also ordered Bryan Webb, 57, of...
  • Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

    With real-time monitors, scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection. In 84 days from November 2013 to January 2014, the area around Azle, Texas, shook with 27...
  • Oil drilling most likely cause of 2013 earthquakes in N. Texas, scientists conclude

    DALLAS Oil and gas operations most likely caused dozens of earthquakes that began rattling the North Texas towns of Azle and Reno in November 2013, a group of scientists has concluded in a paper that all but rules out natural causes. The study, led by...
  • Idaho officials approve plan to protect sage grouse habitat

    Idaho officials approved a plan Tuesday to protect habitat for greater sage grouse on state endowment lands as part of an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the Endangered Species Act. Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter and four other statewide...
  • Nuclear energy must be a part of environmental protection plan

    Nuclear energy must be a part of environmental protection plan
    I believe that climate change is the biggest global environmental challenge, and that developing and deploying clean-energy sources is critical to the long-term health and economic security of this country. This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency...
  • Oklahoma geology group links earthquakes to oil waste wells

    The Oklahoma Geological Survey said Tuesday it is "very likely" that most of the state's recent earthquakes were triggered by the subsurface injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling operations. Geologists have been studying the cause...
  • Townships should oppose PennEast pipeline

    Townships should oppose PennEast pipeline
    Morning Call reporter Christina Tatu's story, "Pipeline route moved away from Moore Elementary, but not Lower Nazareth Elementary," illustrates why townships should pass resolutions opposing the PennEast pipeline plan. PennEast spokeswoman Patricia...
  • Employers cut jobs in 31 US states as growth slows

    Employers in 31 U.S. states cut jobs last month as weak economic growth weighed on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states. The Labor Department said Tuesday that unemployment rates rose or were unchanged in...
  • Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water

    North Carolina officials are advising dozens of residents near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources...