News tagged with oil

Detecting oil spills sandwiched in Arctic ice

Decreasing ice cover is currently spurring increased activity in hydrocarbon extraction and shipping in the Arctic. Motivated by the threat of future oil spills in this environmentally sensitive area, Woods Hole Oceanographic ...

May 13, 2014
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US Senate leader open to Keystone pipeline vote

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday he would consider legislation forcing construction of a controversial US-to-Canada oil pipeline, setting up a possible end run around the Obama administration ...

Apr 30, 2014
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