New S. Calif. Urban Oil Field Rules Tighten Emissions Controls

"Regional air quality officials have tightened rules on odors and fumes coming from thousands of wells at hundreds of urban oil fields in Southern California. The move comes after coordinated campaigns by people living near oil operations in Huntington Beach, Whittier, and South Los Angeles."

Source: KPCC, 09/07/2015

"Algae in Western Lake Erie Eats Into Fishing Business"

"Thick mats of algae spreading across western Lake Erie in recent weeks appear to be pushing one of the region's most-prized sport fish to flee, forcing some charter boat captains to cancel trips. At least one told out-of-state visitors hoping to catch walleye to stay home for now."

Source: AP, 09/02/2015

Details on Decade-Long Gulf Oil Spill To Be Released Under Court Deal

"The New Orleans company fighting a decade-long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday agreed to pay for research on the ecological effects of chronic offshore crude leaks and buy equipment for environmental restoration efforts, as part of a deal settling a long-running lawsuit against the firm."

Source: FuelFix, 08/28/2015


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