News tagged with oil drilling

EPA takes new look at gas drilling, water issues

(AP) -- So vast is the wealth of natural gas locked into dense rock deep beneath Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia and Ohio that some geologists estimate it's enough to supply the entire East Coast for ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Technology's disasters share long trail of hubris

(AP) -- It's all so familiar. A technological disaster, then a presidential commission examining what went wrong. And ultimately a discovery that while technology marches on, concern for safety lags. Technology ...

Jul 11, 2010
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Gulf spill spells uncertainty for new drilling

(AP) -- In the conservative Florida Pandhandle, where Sarah Palin's battle cry "Drill, Baby, Drill" is still visible on car bumpers, some are reconsidering their support of offshore drilling as a growing spill in the Gulf ...

Apr 30, 2010
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ESA's Envisat monitors oil spill

These ESA Envisat images capture the oil that is spilling into the Gulf of Mexico after a drilling rig exploded and sank off the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi, USA, on 22 April.

Apr 27, 2010
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