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Life after Deepwater Horizon: the hidden toll of surviving disaster on an oil rig

The Guardian 06 Jan 2022
She was searching for news about her husband, Stephen, who worked on an offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico where a massive explosion had occurred. The blast took place the day before Stephen was scheduled to return home from his latest three-week hitch on the rig, a semisubmersible floating unit called the Deepwater Horizon.
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Thousands of starfish killed by extreme weather are washed up on a beach in Wales ...

The Daily Mail 04 Jan 2022
Scientists have previously blamed seismic surveys, which involve blasting the sea floor with airguns and measuring the echoes in an effort to search for offshore oil and gas reserves, for the deaths of whales and other marine life. The blasts, which are loud enough to penetrate ...
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Rouda passes on bid for redrawn California seat, avoiding intraparty battle with Porter

The Hill 04 Jan 2022
Harley RoudaHarley Edwin RoudaOvernight Energy & EnvironmentCalifornia lawmakers clash over oil spill California Democrats blast offshore drilling in oil spill's wake 'Blue wave' Democrats eye comebacks after losing reelection MORE (D-Calif.) is passing on a campaign for a ...
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Global Energy and Haizea to build wind tubular rolling facility

Power Technology 03 Dec 2021
UK-based energy service contractor Global Energy Group (GEG) and Spanish wind energy engineering firm Haizea Wind Group have agreed to build an offshore wind tubular rolling facility in the Scottish Highlands. The Nigg Offshore Wind (NOW) facility will be built at the Port of Nigg with an investment of more than £110m ($146m).
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Shell seismic blasting exploration of S.African coast will kill wildlife, destroy ecosystems 

Hong Kong Standard 27 Nov 2021
"Many sea creatures will be affected, from whales, dolphins, seals, penguins to tiny plankton that will be blasted," Janet Solomon, of the environmental group Oceans Not Oil, said.  ... The survey will create a 3D model of possible offshore energy reserves, using sound waves created by blasts of compressed air.
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Environmentalists, Native Americans and fishermen blast Vandenberg offshore wind project

The Tribune San Luis Obispo 01 Nov 2021
The state’s biggest environmental groups, local tribes and area fishermen are all blasting a small pilot offshore wind project proposed along the Vandenberg Space Force Base coast. While acknowledging the ... .
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‘Apocalyptic’ scenes as thousands of dead crabs and lobsters wash up on northeast England beaches

The Independent 30 Oct 2021
Fatal disease, pollution and even seismic surveys – where the seabed is blasted in a search for offshore oil – are all being considered as ...
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Biden discusses ‘transparency’ with Kenya president

The Los Angeles Times 15 Oct 2021
President Biden and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta discussed financial transparency during their White House meeting Thursday, as the East African leader faces scrutiny over revelations that he and his family stashed millions of dollars in hidden offshore accounts ... 6 killed during protests over judge in Beirut blast investigation.
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Remnants of former Hurricane Pamela head for Texas and Oklahoma

The Los Angeles Times 15 Oct 2021
MEXICO CITY —  ... It gradually lost power while moving inland, weakening first to a tropical storm and then to a tropical depression. The U.S ... World & Nation. More From the Los Angeles Times ... 6 killed during protests over judge in Beirut blast investigation ... Experts ask Congress for more offshore oil oversight as California cleanup continues.
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Court again lets Texas continue banning most abortions

The Los Angeles Times 15 Oct 2021
AUSTIN, Texas —  ... It pushes the Texas law closer to returning to the U.S ... No exceptions are made in cases of rape or incest ... The new decision by the U.S ... Advertisement ... World & Nation ... Politics ... 6 die in gun battles during protest of Beirut blast inquiry ... Experts ask Congress for more offshore oil oversight as California cleanup continues.
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Tuberculosis deaths rise for the first time in years, largely due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Los Angeles Times 14 Oct 2021
LONDON —  ... Tuberculosis is believed to have killed more people in history than any other infectious illness; evidence of the disease has been found in Egyptian mummies ... Advertisement ... 5 killed during protests over judge in Beirut blast investigation ... Experts to ask Congress for more offshore oil oversight as California cleanup continues ... L.A.
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'Saturday Night Live' targets Facebook whistleblower hearing

The Hill 10 Oct 2021
Is that good?" Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinOfficials look to ship anchor striking pipeline as possible cause of California oil spill Overnight Energy & Environment — California lawmakers clash over oil spill California Democrats blast offshore drilling in oil spill's wake MORE (D-Calif), played by Cecily Strong, asked ... "Oh my God ... "Ms.
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Steve Lopez: Nobody could have been surprised by this spill. Now here's what has to happen

Finger Lakes Times 06 Oct 2021
The Orange County spill began in federal waters, and California banned new oil drilling leases up to three miles offshore decades ago. But in the wake of the spill, Consumer Watchdog blasted Gov ... "This includes five new drilling permits and 133 permits to perform work on existing offshore wells.
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Overnight Energy & Environment — Manchin opens door for $1.9T to $2.2T spending bill

The Hill 06 Oct 2021
Kyrsten SinemaKyrsten SinemaAttacks on Sinema turn increasingly personal Biden to hit the road in economic agenda push California Democrats blast offshore drilling in oil spill's wake MORE (D-Ariz.) are still far apart from liberals such as Sens ... The spill comes from an underwater pipeline connected to an offshore drilling platform called Elly.
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Fossil fuels are astonishingly harmful. The Orange County oil spill is just a reminder

Finger Lakes Times 06 Oct 2021
Jackie Savitz, chief policy officer for North America at the environmental group Oceana, described offshore drilling in particular as “dirty and dangerous from the time it starts, even from the exploration phase,” when seismic blasting can disturb marine life.
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