Blown-Out Well Spills 2,000 Tons of Crude Oil into the Russian Arctic

April 24, 2012 by  
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Efforts to reopen a previously sealed oil well in the Russian Arctic caused up to 2,000 tons of crude to flow uncontrollably over a 37 hour period, covering an estimated 86,000 square feet of water around the Trebs Oil Field in the Nenets autonomous district of Northern Russia. While some environmental agencies in the region believe that the spill occurred far enough away that coastal wildlife will not be affected by the pollution, there are conflicting reports that the spill has affected 64,600 square feet of land, damaging pastures used by reindeer herdsmen . Read the rest of Blown-Out Well Spills 2,000 Tons of Crude Oil into the Russian Arctic Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: arctic gas , arctic oil , arctic tundra , artcic ecosystem , bashneft oil , global warming , lukoil energy , nenets autonomous district , oil pollution , oil spill , raindeer herds , russia environment , russia gas , russia oil , trebs oil field , water pollution , well blow out , yamal nenets

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Donald Trump Claims Scottish Government “Betrayed” Him With Wind Farm Plans

April 24, 2012 by  
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A war of words between Donald Trump and the Scottish government is escalating over plans to install wind turbines near Trump’s golf course , set to open this summer near Aberdeen. Trump claims Scotland’s emphasis on developing wind power will ruin the economy . Scottish leaders reply that a renewable energy policy is the best way for Scotland to boost economic development as the country edges towards a 2014 referendum on leaving the United Kingdom. The rhetoric on both sides has become heated, and Trump plans to testify in front of a parliamentary committee tomorrow. Read the rest of Donald Trump Claims Scottish Government “Betrayed” Him With Wind Farm Plans Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , “wind power” , aberdeen , Alex Salmond , Donald Trump , golf , golf course , renewable energy , Scotland , scottish coastline , Trump International Golf Links , united kingdom , wind turbines

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