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Americans Are Criminally Insane, by Larry Romanoff

The Unz Review 18 Aug 2022
In the report, the research revealed that the Americans used massive underwater blasts to trigger huge tidal waves that would inundate coastal cities around the world ... The project was successful, and tests proved that a series of offshore blasts could produce powerful waves higher than ten meters.

MARAD Awards $20M in Grants to Small Shipyards for Modernization

The Maritime Executive 22 Jul 2022
The other largest grants were awarded to ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore, of Pascagoula, MS, to support the purchase of an Electric "Green" Blast and Paint Booth Project and Chesapeake Shipbuilding, Corp., of Salisbury, MD, to support the purchase of a Plasma Table, ...

Biden calls climate change an ‘emergency,’ but stops short of declaring it

Grist 20 Jul 2022
The third prong of Biden’s announcement is a new effort by the Department of the Interior to expand offshore wind power in two sites in the Gulf of Mexico — one off the coast of Texas and the other off of Louisiana ... And the Biden administration was already considering opening up new areas in the Gulf of Mexico for offshore wind development.

At long last, retired naval officer Jeff Daudert set to sail Bayview Mackinac Race

Detroit news 16 Jul 2022
Detroit — It was on Jeff Daudert's bucket list ever since he could remember ... "Eleven months later, my first son was born. We didn't do it that year, either ... We watched everybody else have a blast.". Daudert is a rookie to the Mackinac race but not necessarily to sailing, as he's had a passion for years and has done offshore racing. More ... ► When.

West Coast dockworkers still talking after contract expires

McDowell News 06 Jul 2022
They are taking place against the backdrop of surging imports that left backlogs of ships anchored offshore, and declining exports ... HAVE A BLAST ... Last month, Biden signed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act — meant to make shipping goods across oceans cheaper — and blasted the ...

‘We were treated worse than animals’: Mouldy food, isolation and suicides – life at an ...

Metro UK 24 Apr 2022
Offshoring refugees in this way has been blasted for being ‘cruel, inhuman and degrading’ by critics – and yet, the UK is set to send asylum seekers abroad in a controversial new partnership with Rwanda ... However, it is not where the refugees are relocated to that’s the problem, she adds, but offshoring as a practise in general.

Futility of magical thinking when climate evidence is all around us

Business Day 24 Feb 2022
Mike Schussler and John Fraser’s opinion piece on the protests against offshore seismic blasting (“It’s time to show smug greenies the red card”, February 10) and Patrick Bond’s thoughtful response ("‘Red card’ the environment? Rather apply full-cost accounting”, February 15) ...

Strong winds sweep through parts of California

Napa Valley Register 02 Feb 2022
... by high pressure over the interior of the West creating flow toward the coast and offshore ... A rare winter wildfire that erupted in the same region during a blast of offshore winds on Jan.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Global Energy and Haizea to build wind tubular rolling facility

Power Technology 03 Dec 2021
The facility will have the capacity to produce around 135 towers a year for fixed and floating offshore wind projects. 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.

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.

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 ... .

‘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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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with the heads of delegations to the 18th meeting of the Conference of Heads of Security and Intelligence Agencies of the Commonwealth of Independent States members via videoconference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022
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