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Energy South Africa may invest $78 billion in new nuclear power plants, a hydropower project and a coal-fired power plant in order to keep up with energy demand, Business Week reported. A European Union expert committee failed to reach a decision on a proposal that would label fuel from tar sands as highly polluting, pushing […]

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Water levels are expected to rise on Lake Erie and Lake Ontario in the next six months, but unusually warm winter temperatures may lead to less ice cover and more evaporation, ultimately reducing Great Lakes water levels, The Detroit News reported, citing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ latest forecast. Wasting natural resources, such as […]

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Astronomers have discovered the largest and oldest reservoir of water ever detected in the universe — a gigantic, 12-billion-year-old cloud, with a mass at least 140 trillion times bigger than all the water in the Earth’s oceans, and 100,000 times more massive than the Sun, Space.com reported. Why do rising global average temperatures lead to […]

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Fool Me Once, Shame on You. Fool Me Twice… Before the Deepwater Horizon blowout, BP was involved in another oil spill in Alaska. In 2006, a leak in a corroded transit line from Prudhoe Bay on the state’s North Slope spilled more than 200,000 gallons of crude oil. According to a Justice Department consent decree […]

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British Petroleum will resume drilling 10 existing wells in the Gulf of Mexico as early as July this year, the Financial Times reports. BP has committed to transparency and new safety measures in return, but environmental groups are up in arms. Opinion This op-ed by The Economist explains why President Barack Obama’s plans to wean […]

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Ensuring Americans enjoy a lifestyle built on choice and mobility.

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The world’s largest energy consuming country is plagued by potential ecological damage.

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Details of the ten worst oil spills in history by volume, date, location, and company damages.

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Big spills and bigger damage to people and water resources around the globe.

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Landmark act could be used by the federal government to recover billions in fines, send people to jail.

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The oil spill from an oil rig explosion could be leaking oil at five times the rate previously assumed.

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