News tagged with oil drilling

Solution blooming for fracking spills?

North Dakota's oil boom can have a salty side-effect. Wastewater from oil drilling and hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – is often laden with salts and can spill, contaminating soils. In 2014, for example, 42 such brine ...

dateSep 28, 2016 in Environment
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California panel rejects major coastal development

A California panel has overwhelmingly rejected a plan to build nearly 900 upscale homes and a hotel on a valuable stretch of Southern California coastline that has long been the site of oil drilling and now provides habitat ...

dateSep 08, 2016 in Environment
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