"TransCanada Corp. provided an Ontario town along the proposed Energy East pipeline route with cash to buy a rescue truck on conditions that include the municipality not comment on the company’s operations."
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- Source: Bloomberg, 07/04/2014
"Gasoline prices are drifting lower just in time for the Fourth of July weekend, although they remain at the highest levels for this time of year since 2008 mainly because of the crisis in Iraq."Source: NY Times, 07/04/2014
"A dramatic jump in the number of earthquakes in Oklahoma to a rate never seen there by scientists before, appears to be caused by a small number of wells where wastewater associated with oil and gas production is injected into the ground, a study released on Thursday said."
"Fish seem like chummy enough creatures, often schooling with fish they're familiar with to avoid predators and increase the chances of finding a mate. But as carbon dioxide levels rise worldwide, they could lose their ability to recognize each other, in effect becoming "friendless" wanderers who will hang out with just about anybody."Source: CityLab, 07/04/2014
"Scientists found intersex fish in three river basins in Pennsylvania, a sign that the water may be tainted with chemicals from human activity."Source: LiveScience, 07/04/2014
"South Florida's coastal real estate may become uninsurable as the sea level rises unless Miami's county government takes urgent action, a task force said on Tuesday."
"The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to California's landmark low-carbon fuel standard, in a blow to out-of-state ethanol and gasoline producers that say the rule unfairly discriminates against their products."
"As a federal decision looms over whether to approve Dow AgroSciences' proposed Enlist Duo herbicide -- a mix of 2,4-D and glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller -- challenges from critics across the country have poured in. And children's health advocates are among the most vocal."Source: Huffington Post, 07/04/2014
"ASHEVILLE, N.C. — North Carolina's environmental agency has ordered Duke Energy to install monitoring wells in a residential neighborhood outside Asheville to determine whether toxic chemicals from the company's coal ash pits are contaminating homeowners' drinking water."Source: AP, 07/04/2014
Rare dolphins on the Mekong River may soon be gone if Laos proceeds with its plant to build the Don Sahong Dam.Source: NPR, 07/04/2014
"Tropical Storm Arthur has strengthened into a hurricane taking aim at North Carolina's Outer Banks, a thin ribbon of barrier islands and popular vacation spot, before the Fourth of July holiday."Source: USA TODAY, 07/03/2014
"Security analysts in London and Baghdad say control of rivers and dams has become a major tactical weapon for ISIS""Source: Guardian, 07/03/2014
"ET Rover Pipeline Company has set a date of June 2017 to have the natural gas pipeline, which will cross Ohio and Michigan, running."Source: InsideClimate News, 07/03/2014
"In southwest Florida, county officials are fighting the state over a new oil drilling process that's known by many different names: acidification, acidizing, acid stimulation and acid fracking."Source: NPR, 07/03/2014
"New federal research using data from southern West Virginia show streams affected by mountaintop removal mining have fewer fish species and fish overall than other streams."Source: Charleston Gazette, 07/03/2014