User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
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Voters Want Presidential Action on Climate—With or Without Congressional Support 11.11.2019 Mother Jones
Last month, in a joint interview with Mother Jones and The Weather Channel, Elizabeth Warren promised that if elected, she’d use the power of the president to address climate change. “I will use all the executive power tools available to me to fight back against the climate crisis,” she said. Listing a few examples, she […]
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Boston police seize enough fentanyl to kill over 2 million people 10.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Nearly 6,000 grams of the deadly opioid fentanyl -- enough to cause over 2 million fatal overdoses -- have been taken off the streets of Boston after police busted a large-scale drug operation Thursday in Roxbury, Hyde Park and Brockton.
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Denver weather: Sharp drop in temperatures with freezing rain and snow expected overnight 10.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The weekend's warm and dry temperatures are expected to make way for a cold front Sunday night through Monday, bringing along freezing rain and up to 2 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder.
Thousands face risk because of aging U.S. dams, including some in Colorado, AP finds 10.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
On a cold morning last March, Kenny Angel got a frantic knock on his door. Two workers from a utility company in northern Nebraska had come with a stark warning: Get out of your house.
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Littleton-based Doctors Care is there for the medically underserved 10.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
If people are reluctant to visit a doctor because their pockets are light or their insurance is non-existent, that’s where Doctors Care comes into play.
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Iran oil: New field with 53bn barrels found - Rouhani 10.11.2019 BBC: World
President Rouhani says the field would increase the country's proven reserves by about a third.
Methane Detectives: Can a Wave of Technology Slash Natural Gas Leaks? 9.11.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Yale Environment360 and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Driving along County Road 28 south of Platteville, the signs of Colorado’s oil and gas boom are everywhere you look. Storage tanks and wellheads dot the horizon. Bundles of pipe sit by the roadside, waiting to become pipelines. Drilling […]
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The shareholders fighting to make oil firms greener 7.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
"Shareholder activists" are increasingly pushing energy firms to do more to address climate change.
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Trump says he wants to keep Syria's oil. Here's the problem 5.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

President Trump has ordered U.S. forces to secure oil fields in northeastern Syria and has said the United States will keep the oil. But there was never that much oil in Syria, and nearly a decade of civil war has badly damaged the country's capacity to exploit it.

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Saudi Aramco IPO: World's most profitable company to go public 3.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Stock market flotation of the Saudi oil giant Aramco could be the world's biggest initial public offering.
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Brazil oil spill: Where has it come from? 31.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Oil has washed up on 200 beaches but the cause of the spill is still unknown.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: What his death means for IS in Syria 27.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's demise does not mean the automatic end of Islamic State, writes Lina Khatib.
Thirty months after fatal Firestone blast, Colorado’s widening web of underground pipelines still not fully mapped 27.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado leaders promised back in 2017 that they'd do all they could to make sure a tragedy like the Firestone home explosion never happens again. They promised comprehensive public pipeline maps and better inspections to detect leaks along underground lines. But that still hasn't been done.
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Newsletter: 'Something very, very special' in Syria 24.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES 'Something Very, Very Special' in Syria President Trump has ordered an end to economic sanctions against Turkey that were imposed just over a week ago after that country's invasion of Syria.

Slow progress for fracking as opposition grows 23.10.2019 BBC: Business
The government forecast up to 20 wells would be fracked by mid-2020, but only three have been so far.
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Owl killings spur moral questions about human intervention 15.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The federal government has been trying for decades to save the northern spotted owl, a native bird that sparked an intense battle over logging across Washington, Oregon and California decades ago.
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How the Great Barrier Reef was saved in the 1960s 9.10.2019 BBC: Science
The conservationists who campaigned to prevent mining and oil drilling on Australia's coral reef.
Ecuador protests: President moves government out of Quito 8.10.2019 BBC: World
The president has moved the government to the port city of Guayaquil amid continued fuel protests.
New billing system causing problems for Xcel Energy customers 1.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
A new billing system at Xcel Energy is making it hard for customers to pay their bills online, and the utility company said Monday it is trying to fix it.
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Iran rejects fresh accusations over Saudi oil attack 24.9.2019 BBC: World
The leaders of France, Germany and the UK backed US claims that Iran attacked oil installations.
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