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Montana questions Exxon's estimate of oil spilled

(AP) -- Montana environmental regulators have asked Exxon Mobil to justify its estimate for how much oil spilled into the Yellowstone River, citing the company's changing timeline on how long it took to stop ...

Jul 12, 2011
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Top pilot sees risk in unregulated US drones

Small drones pose a danger in US skies so long as clear rules governing their operation are not in place, the head of the world's biggest pilots' union said Wednesday.

Dec 10, 2014
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US: Gov't aircraft regulations apply to drones (Update)

The U.S. government has the power to hold drone operators accountable when they operate the remote-control aircraft recklessly, a federal safety board ruled Tuesday in a setback to small drone operators chafing ...

Nov 18, 2014
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Correction: Movie Drones story

The U.S. government granted six movie and television production companies permission to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, Transportation ...

Sep 25, 2014
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Drones left out of air traffic plans

Designers of the ambitious U.S. air traffic control system of the future neglected to take drones into account, raising questions about whether it can handle the escalating demand for the unmanned aircraft ...

Sep 24, 2014
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Flying robots will go where humans can't

There are many situations where it's impossible, complicated or too time-consuming for humans to enter and carry out operations. Think of contaminated areas following a nuclear accident, or the need to erect ...

Sep 17, 2014
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Liners can protect pipelines during earthquakes

Cornell civil engineers report that retrofitting pipelines with "cured-in-place pipe" (CIPP) linings – flexible tubular membranes saturated with thermosetting resin – would prevent earthquake damage to ...

Aug 07, 2014
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