User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
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A 13.5-mile tunnel will make or break California's bullet train 21.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

When the first California bullet train pulls out of San Jose one day, a crucial part of the journey will be a 13.5-mile tunnel beneath the winding peaks and valleys of Pacheco Pass.

Trains will run at top speed along a straight and level route beneath the Diablo Range, shooting through the nation’s...

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Arctic refuge drilling closer as Senate moves to open site 21.10.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one step closer to oil and gas drilling....
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How the Kurdish independence referendum backfired spectacularly 20.10.2017 Washington Post
How the Kurdish independence referendum backfired spectacularly
Oil and gas producers face more stringent air-quality rules on Front Range 20.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
Oil and gas operators in the Front Range would have to retrofit equipment and conduct more frequent inspections to detect leaks, if state regulators on Friday approve proposed rules aimed at helping alleviate smog concerns.
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Company seeks to build island off Alaska for Arctic drilling 20.10.2017 AP National
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- America within a few years could be extracting oil from federal waters in the Arctic Ocean, but it won't be from a remote drilling platform....
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Chevron Temporarily Suspending Operations in Iraqi Kurdistan 19.10.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Chevron is temporarily suspending its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan, as an Iraqi backlash against Kurdish independence is quickly reordering the region’s booming energy business.
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Boulder County anti-fracking activists unfurl banner on Third Flatiron 19.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
For less than an hour on Wednesday morning, the face of Boulder's Third Flatiron wore a 150-foot white stripe up its middle that read, "Do not frack open space."
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The Energy 202: Western wildfires spark compromise on firefighting in Washington 19.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
A group of senators, led by Maria Cantwell, will today introduce legislation.
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Iraqi court issues arrest warrant for Kurdish vice president 19.10.2017 Washington Post: World
A Baghdad court issued an arrest warrant for the vice president of Iraq’s autonomous northern Kurdish region on Thursday for saying that Iraqi forces had “occupied” the disputed province of Kirkuk this week.
Uncertainty as Mideast turns a page with IS defeat in Raqqa 19.10.2017 AP Top News
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Middle East may have turned a page with the defeat of the Islamic State group in its self-declared capital of Raqqa, but the future is looking even more tangled, and potentially as violent....
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Uncertainty as Mideast turns a page with IS defeat in Raqqa 19.10.2017 Washington Post: World
The Middle East may have turned a page with the defeat of the Islamic State group in its self-declared capital of Raqqa, but the future is looking even more tangled, and potentially as violent.
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Oil company proposes Arctic drilling from artificial island 19.10.2017 AP Politics
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- America within a few years could be extracting oil from federal waters in the Arctic Ocean, but it won't be from a remote drilling platform....
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Dow closes above 23,000 as stock indexes set new record highs 19.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A day of modest gains on Wall Street resulted in more milestones for U.S. stocks Wednesday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 points for the first time.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index and Nasdaq composite also finished at record highs.

Technology stocks and financial companies...

“Corporate Bullies” Are Using RICO Laws to Go After Greenpeace 18.10.2017 Mother Jones
On Monday, a federal judge in California dismissed a case from Resolute, the giant logging and newsprint company, against Greenpeace and other environmental activists. This is good news for the international environmental organization that had $300 million at stake if it lost the lawsuit. But the nature of the case worries First Amendment advocates.  Increasingly, Greenpeace has become the target of major corporations that have argued its aggressive […]
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Republicans see new chance for oil drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 18.10.2017 LA Times: Nation

The last time congressional Republicans mounted a serious push to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration, they painted America as a desperate petroleum mess. The need, they said, was clear. The country consumed and imported more oil than ever before, produced less than at any...

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Body of U.S. soldier killed in Niger returns to Miami 18.10.2017 Washington Post
Body of U.S. soldier killed in Niger returns to Miami
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Lafayette gives initial approval to yearlong drilling ban 18.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Lafayette's City Council approved a yearlong stay on new drilling applications within city limits on Tuesday night.
Iraqi Kurds' dream of independence seems more elusive than ever 18.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The establishment of an independent Kurdistan — a decades-old dream for many people here — was starting to seem possible. In a nonbinding referendum held by the Kurds three weeks ago, more than 92% of voters favored breaking away from Iraq.

But on Tuesday, the dream all but died.

The Kurdish militia...

Coast Guard suspends search for oil rig worker missing after explosion in Louisiana 18.10.2017 Washington Post
Coast Guard suspends search for oil rig worker missing after explosion in Louisiana
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The United States can’t afford to ignore ethnic cleavages in Iraq 18.10.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The consequences can be seen in Kirkuk.
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