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Environment Water

  • Pipeline leaks 176,000 gallons of oil into creek

    An oil pipeline spilled 176-thousand gallons of crude into the water, about 150-miles from the Dakota Access protest camp.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- Democrats in California's state Senate announced on Tuesday a series of infrastructure funding bills that would invest billions in roads, bridges, housing and water projects. Democrats in the California Senate proposed five bills on Tuesday, including one that would use $6 billion a year over the next decade to repair roads and bridges and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- Democrats in California's state Senate announced on Tuesday a series of infrastructure funding bills that would invest billions in roads, bridges, housing and water projects. Democrats in the California Senate proposed five bills on Tuesday, including one that would use $6 billion a year over the next decade to repair roads and bridges and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- Democrats in California's state Senate announced on Tuesday a series of infrastructure funding bills that would invest billions in roads, bridges, housing and water projects. Democrats in the California Senate proposed five bills on Tuesday, including one that would use $6 billion a year over the next decade to repair roads and bridges and...

  • Is renewable energy the solution for South Dakota?

    Michael Brune from the Sierra Club says that renewable sources of energy will help meet energy needs without putting the water supply at risk.

  • SodaStream CEO: Bottled water industry biggest marketing scam of all time

    Daniel Birnbaum, SodaStream CEO, discusses his company's performance as it has pivoted to sparkling water and its war against the bottled water industry. Marcus Lemonis, host of "The Profit" weighs in.

  • Trump's team aims to privatize Indian reservations

    A group of advisors to Trump on Native American issues wants to free the energy resources from what they call a suffocating federal bureaucracy.

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 5- A long-awaited auction of Mexico's untapped deep water oil fields on Monday has been fueled by a nearly $3 billion boom in geological data mapping almost inaccessible deposits to open up what the industry sees as the world's "last great proven frontier." "What they're doing is literally rewriting the geological model of the Gulf of Mexico," Juan...

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 5- A long-awaited auction of Mexico's untapped deep water oil fields on Monday has been fueled by a nearly $3 billion boom in geological data mapping almost inaccessible deposits to open up what the industry sees as the world's "last great proven frontier." "What they're doing is literally rewriting the geological model of the Gulf of Mexico," Juan...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 4- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied an easement for the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a statement from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, which has been protesting the project, saying it could contaminate water supplies. "Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will not be granting the easement to cross Lake...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 4- The sheriff of the North Dakota county where thousands of people are protesting a controversial pipeline project defended police tactics after they used water hoses and rubber bullets in a late November confrontation. Kyle Kirchmeier, the sheriff of Morton County, where the Dakota Access Pipeline snakes through en route to Illinois,...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 4- The sheriff of the North Dakota county where thousands of people are protesting a controversial pipeline project defended police tactics after they used water hoses and rubber bullets in a late November confrontation. Kyle Kirchmeier, the sheriff of Morton County, where the Dakota Access Pipeline snakes through en route to Illinois,...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 4- The sheriff of the North Dakota county where thousands of people are protesting a controversial pipeline project defended police tactics after they used water hoses and rubber bullets in a late November confrontation. Kyle Kirchmeier, the sheriff of Morton County, where the Dakota Access Pipeline snakes through en route to Illinois,...

  • An investigation found a major EPA study understated the threat that fracking poses to drinking water supplies.

  • Water protectors join hands in prayer at the end of the day's protest as police line the hill at Standing Rock on Nov. 24, 2016, during an ongoing dispute over the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

    Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters will not follow a government directive to leave federal land, organizers said Saturday.

  • Nov 22- For months, North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux tribe has been protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline's planned crossing under the Missouri River, adjacent to their lands, in part due to worries about contamination of their primary water source. The project, which has received little attention in the months-long fight over the Dakota Access pipeline, has...

  • weather@ NEW YORK/ CANNON BALL, N.D., Nov 21- Police fired tear gas and water at hundreds of protesters in the freezing North Dakota weather late Sunday and early Monday, in the latest violent clash over a pipeline project running through the state. An estimated 400 protesters mounted the Backwater Bridge just north of Cannon Ball, North Dakota, and attempted to force...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 18- Brazil's state-controlled power holding company Eletrobras could sell its 39 percent stake at the Santo Antonio hydroelectric dam, the company's Chief Executive Officer Wilson Ferreira Jr said on Friday on a press conference.

  • SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, Nov 18- China is making progress in battling the damaging smog that can shroud its big cities, but in many areas- from parts of the giant Yangtze river to the coalfields of Inner Mongolia- its water pollution is getting worse. Despite commitments to crack down on polluters, the quality of water in rivers, lakes and reservoirs in several regions has...

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 16- Brazil's antitrust agency Cade on Thursday said it had reached a leniency accord with construction company Andrade Gutierrez Engenharia SA related to allegedly forming a cartel to build a massive hydroelectric dam in the Amazon rainforest. The accord, which could reduce any penalties in return for the company's cooperation, is one of...