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Gasland

Gasland GASLAND (DVD MOVIE) In 2009, filmmaker Josh Fox learned his home in the Delaware River Basin was on top of the Marcellus Shale, a rock formation containing natural gas that stretches across New York, Pennsylvania and huge stretches of the Northeast. He was offered 0,000 to lease his land for a new method of …

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Oil Exploration Discoveries Made By Exxon In Deepwater Gulf

According to Reuters, two oil exploration discoveries Exxon Mobil Corp have been made in the Deepwater Gulf. The two new large oil discoveries, as well as a natural gas discovery in the Gulf of Mexico deepwaters, highlights the importance of the deepwater area of the Gulf of Mexico’s importance to U.S. crude oil output. Exxon …

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Natural Gas From Shale: Natural Gas Extraction From Shale Gas A Threat to Environmental and Human Health?

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Natural gas from shale is gathered by a natural gas extraction method commonly referred to as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. This method of extraction is coming under fire as of late with some serious concerns over whether or not it is safe. There have been numerous reports of complaints from nearby residents whom have gas …

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Oil Spills – Worst Oil Spills List Man Made Disasters List Part 4

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Oil spills are one of the worst man-made disasters when it comes to both man and animals as well as the environment. The oil is released in the form of liquid petroleum hydrocarbons. These spills typically are caused by man made errors or carelessness, and have a devastating effect to the local environment, especially when …

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