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What is killing our marine life? Locals are baffled as HUNDREDS of small fish wash ...

The Daily Mail 01 Feb 2023
A video circulating on social media this morning shows hundreds of dead fish washed up on Porthgwidden Beach in St Ives, Cornwall ... WHAT COULD BE THE CAUSE?. often wash marine life onto shores ... involve blasting the sea floor with airguns and measuring the echoes in an effort to search for offshore oil and gas reserves, and could have killed the fish ... .
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Humpback whale that washed ashore in Lido Beach has died, officials say

Newsday 30 Jan 2023
privacy policy ... These latest deaths prompted fears they resulted from blasting conducted for offshore wind turbines; NOAA, however, last week said they had no evidence to support this possibility ... “To date, no whale mortality has been attributed to offshore wind activities,” an official said ... Quick Links ... ....
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Death toll in Thailand oil tanker blast increases to five, three still missing: Reports

Upstream Online 17 Jan 2023
The three latest victims, all from Myanmar, increased the number of confirmed deaths in the blasts to five, according to Thai daily The Nation ... a command centre to coordinate the search operation and to handles complaints from locals whose houses were damaged by Tuesday’s blast.
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US: New bill to close US Jones Act loopholes

SAFETY4SEA 20 Dec 2022
Close the “oceanographic research vessel” loophole, thereby preventing commercial vessels engaging in seismic-blasting and similar pre-construction activities for offshore energy development in the United StatesExclusive Economic Zone at sea from skirting the Jones Act.
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China's Smart Dragon-3 rocket lifts 14 satellites in maiden flight

China.dot.org 10 Dec 2022
The commercial rocket blasted off at 2.35 p.m ... The Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center conducted the offshore launch mission.
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Why DID thousands of crabs and lobsters wash up dead in the North East last ...

The Daily Mail 15 Nov 2022
... fishing crews warned that sparse catches offshore following the event were 'catastrophic' for their livelihoods ... involve blasting the sea floor with airguns and measuring the echoes in an effort to search for offshore oil and gas reserves, and could have killed the crustaceans.
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‘We were treated worse than animals’: Mouldy food, isolation and suicides – life at an ...

Metro UK 02 Nov 2022
Offshoring refugees in this way has been blasted for being ‘cruel, inhuman and degrading’ by critics – and yet, the UK is still planning to send asylum seekers abroad in a controversial 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.
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Norwegian airport briefly closed after drone spotted

Waco Tribune-Herald 19 Oct 2022
Police said no suspects had been identified ... West puts on scoring show in 89-0 blasting of Maypearl. Numerous drone sightings have been reported near Norwegian offshore oil and gas platforms and infrastructure in recent weeks ... The blasts happened off both Sweden and Denmark — in international waters but within the countries’ exclusive economic zone.
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Gas Leak on Nord Stream 2 Stops, Pressure Stabilizes - Danish Energy Agency

Urdu Point 01 Oct 2022
On Monday, several explosions damaged both Nord Stream offshore pipelines transiting gas from Russia to Europe. The blasts took place on the segments of pipelines in the Danish waters near the island of Bornholm ... ....
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Germany, Denmark, Sweden Seek to Form Joint Group to Probe Nord Stream Incidents

Urdu Point 01 Oct 2022
On Monday, several explosions damaged both Nord Stream offshore pipelines transiting gas from Russia to Europe. The blasts took place on the segments of pipelines in the Danish waters near the island of Bornholm ... ....
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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.
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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, ...
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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.
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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.
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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 ...

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