Environment & Energy

Policy: Environment & Energy

This GOP governor wants to halt offshore oil and gas exploration

By Zack Colman | 08/01/14 09:50 AM

Three West Coast Democratic governors came out against offshore drilling this week, but it's a Republican governor's moves on the Atlantic Ocean that have drawn some attention.
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12,000 evacuees return after Taiwan gas explosions

By GLADYS TSAIRALPH JENNINGS | 08/01/14 09:42 AM

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — The 12,000 people who fled in fear of more gas pipeline explosions in Taiwan's second-largest city returned to their homes Friday after authorities said there was no more risk of blasts like the series that ripped apart streets overnight, killing 26 people and injuring...
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Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise departs Russia

By Associated Press | 08/01/14 07:30 AM

MOSCOW (AP) — The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise departed for the Netherlands on Friday nearly a year after Russian authorities seized it during a protest against an oil platform, the Amsterdam-based environmental group said. The Arctic Sunrise left the northern Russian port city of Murmansk...
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