Apr 21
2015

Enduring Mystery of the Missing Oil

The Enduring Mystery of the Missing Oil Spilled in the Gulf of Mexico It’s on the beach, in the marshes, on the continental shelf and under the deep sea—and still not all of the oil has been found April 17, 2015 |By David Biello Scientific American Workers uncovered a tar mat weighing some 18,000 kilograms just […]

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Apr 17
2015

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Why so far away? McCrory questions 50-mile drilling buffer Posted by : Clayton Henkel Wednesday, April 15, 2015 2 Comments In News   Print This Post Governor Pat McCrory reiterated his support for offshore drilling to the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Wednesday. But McCrory told the congressional panel the federal government’s 50-mile […]

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Apr 16
2015

GOP criticizes Obama’s ‘restrictive’ offshore drilling plan

GOP criticizes Obama’s ‘restrictive’ offshore drilling plan 0 By Timothy Cama – 04/15/15 05:24 PM EDT House Republicans chastised the Obama administration Wednesday for putting forth a “restrictive” plan for offshore oil and natural gas drilling. Republicans in the House Natural Resources Committee’s subcommittee on energy and mineral resources said the 2017-2022 plan would have […]

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Apr 15
2015

Responsible Practices for Minimizing and Monitoring Environmental Impacts of Marine Seismic Surveys

Responsible Practices for Minimizing and Monitoring Environmental Impacts of Marine Seismic Surveys with an Emphasis on Marine Mammals Written by Douglas P. Nowacek, Koen Bröker, Greg Donovan, Glenn Gailey, Roberto Racca, Randall R. Reeves, et al. Published: 20 November 2013 Aquatic Mammals Hits: 1911  Abstract: Marine seismic surveys, which use loud, primarily low-frequency sound to […]

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Apr 15
2015

Will Atlantic Ocean Oil Prospecting Silence Endangered Right Whales?

Will Atlantic Ocean Oil Prospecting Silence Endangered Right Whales? Companies have been cleared to seek seismic noise permits in the Atlantic, but ocean researchers fear for whales. By Doug Struck, for National Geographi Whales talk. But what makes them stop talking?Scientists have long known that the marine mammals use creaks, groans, growls, and buzzes to […]

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