User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
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Remember the Aliso Canyon disaster? SoCalGas just tried to delay safety tests 1.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

The company cited the COVID-19 pandemic, but state officials denied the request. Aliso was the site of the largest gas leak in U.S. history.

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Federal approval of oil well at Carrizo Plain National Monument sparks outrage 18.6.2020 LA Times: Environment

The Federal Bureau of Land Management has approved oil drilling in Carrizo Plain National Monument, sparking outrage among conservationists.

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Opinion: If you're worried about political violence, look to the right, not just the left 17.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

While the nation focuses on protests against police brutality, a series of violent incidents have occurred involving armed far-right extremists.

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BP writes down oil and gas assets by $17.5B as pandemic cuts energy demand 15.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Structural changes already underway at BP have been hastened by the impact of COVID-19. “This is the energy transition happening,'' said David Elmes, an energy expert at Warwick Business School.
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Opinion: Trump has a surprise for Florida he's hoping to keep secret until after the election 13.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration reportedly is making plans for a post-election announcement allowing oil drilling off Florida's Gulf Coast.

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State strengthens rules protecting groundwater from oil, gas operations 11.6.2020 Denver Post: Business
Colorado regulators are considering new rules that are intended to protect groundwater from the time a well is drilled until it's shut off. The hearing by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is part of ongoing revisions to oil and gas regulations mandated by Senate Bill 181, approved by the legislature in 2019.
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State looks at strengthening rules protecting groundwater from oil, gas operations 11.6.2020 Denver Post: Business
Colorado regulators are considering new rules that are intended to protect groundwater from the time a well is drilled until it's shut off. The hearing by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is part of ongoing revisions to oil and gas regulations mandated by Senate Bill 181, approved by the legislature in 2019.
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Five key questions about our energy future after Covid-19 9.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
The pandemic has seen CO2 emissions fall - but will these changes be permanent?
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Coronavirus: 'I wore a disguise to see my twins in lockdown' 7.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
An oil worker who was in quarantine wore a disguise so he could watch his children from a distance.
Review: Miss seeing art? 100 artists come to the rescue with work in public view across L.A. 22.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Artist-run gallery Durden and Ray has organized a sprawling show installed all over L.A. County and seen from sidewalks and streets.

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Oil collapse: 'Right now everything I have is shut down' 20.5.2020 BBC: World
After years of boom, is the US oil industry now going bust?
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Leonardo DiCaprio joins DR Congo gorilla park campaign after attack 18.5.2020 BBC: World
Twelve rangers were killed in an attack on Virunga National Park in DR Congo last month.
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The man who bought 60,000 oil and gas wells 18.5.2020 BBC: World
Rusty Hutson Jr is the boss of fast-growing US energy firm Diversified Gas & Oil.
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A Nearby Fracking Site Has These Retirees Sheltering in Place and Scared for Their Lives 9.5.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On a spring weekend morning a few weeks ago, Judy Kelly stepped outside of her house in Broomfield, Colorado, to grab the newspaper when her nose perked up. It smelled like something was burning. Kelly, who’s 73, lives […]
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Kern County city gets hit with triple whammy: Lockdowns, oil slump and prison closing 6.5.2020 LA Times: Business

A small oil town in Southern California is pummeled by the economy during the coronavirus outbreak and economic downturn

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Coronavirus and downturn slam America's oil patch 4.5.2020 L.A. Times - World News

When Texas' energy-dependent economy stalled, mass layoffs hit skilled middle-class workers.

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An 86-year-old state inmate dies Friday in Sterling hospital 2.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An 86-year-old Colorado Department of Corrections inmate died Friday at the Sterling Regional Medical Center after experiencing coronavirus symptoms.
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Arrest made in Weld County oil field drive-by shooting 1.5.2020 Denver Post: Local
A Brighton man was arrested Thursday night at a hotel near Denver International Airport on suspicion of firing at field workers on an oil pad in southern Weld County. 
Opinion: Happy 50th birthday, Earth Day 22.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Earth Day's 50th anniversary reminds us of how far we've come, and how far we need to go in protecting the environment from its biggest threat: us.

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Emissions Are Way Down. No, That’s Not All Good News for the Environment. 21.4.2020 Mother Jones
As the coronavirus cripples world economies, greenhouse gas emissions are plummeting: This year, they could drop by as much as 5.5 percent—the largest decrease ever recorded. On Monday, the price of oil went negative, meaning storing oil now costs more than the oil itself. Since we’re burning less gas and fuel, air pollution has dropped […]
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