- Scientists say oilfield wastewater spills release toxins
Brine spills from oil development in western North Dakota are releasing toxins into soils and waterways, sometimes at levels exceeding federal water quality standards, scientists reported Wednesday.
- Regulators relax monitoring of decade-old Gulf oil leak
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Federal regulators have relaxed a pollution monitoring requirement for a company responsible for a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, a slow-motion spill that could last another century.
- Thousands of families in limbo 2 months after gas blowout
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's been two months since a blown-out natural gas well was capped and officials spoke of thousands of uprooted families returning to their normal lives.
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