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Fracking Study Finds New Wells Leak More

July 1, 2014 10:28 am | by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer | Comments

In Pennsylvania's gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells.                             

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Leaking Oil Pipeline Burns, Evacuates Thousands

July 1, 2014 10:23 am | by Associated Press | Comments

A leaking oil pipeline caught fire in the northeastern Chinese port city of Dalian, forcing the evacuation of nearly 20,000 residents, according to a government oil company.                              

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The economic reports this week were mixed with several reports coming in weaker than expected.

2014 Comprehensive Economic Profile Of American Chemistry

June 30, 2014 3:07 pm | by American Chemistry Council | Comments

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued its 2014 edition of the Guide to the Business of Chemistry, a detailed economic profile of the chemistry industry and its contributions to the U.S. and world economies.                           

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ConAgra Completes Oregon Expansion

June 30, 2014 12:12 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

ConAgra Foods Inc. has completed a $200 million expansion of its Lamb Weston frozen potato plant in Boardman, Oregon.                                    

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Judge Lets State Intervene In Pebble Case

June 30, 2014 12:06 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

Alaska is now party to a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its involvement with the proposed Pebble Mine.                                      

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Supreme Court Won't Hear Fuel Standard Dispute

June 30, 2014 12:02 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

The Supreme Court won't hear a challenge to California's first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.                          

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Scientists Discover New Chemical Aid For Drug Manufacturing

June 30, 2014 11:57 am | by University of London | Comments

Chemists at Queen Mary University of London have discovered a new chemical to aid drug manufacturing processes, making it more environmentally-friendly and easier to scale up for industry.                 

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PPG Industries Buying Comex For $2.3B

June 30, 2014 11:40 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Paint and coatings maker PPG Industries is buying Consorcio Comex SA de CV for $2.3 billion to help bolster its architectural coatings presence in Mexico and Central America.                           

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Devon Energy Sells Assets For $2.3B

June 30, 2014 11:37 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Oil and gas exploration company Devon Energy Corp. is selling some U.S. oil and gas properties to Linn Energy LLC for $2.3 billion.                                

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Court Rules For Fracking Bans In New York

June 30, 2014 11:15 am | by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press | Comments

New York's top court handed a victory to opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas Monday by affirming the right of municipalities to ban the practice within their borders.                          

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BP plans to create a separate, more competitive business to manage its onshore oil and gas assets, including its shale operations, in the 48 contiguous U.S. states.

BP Seeks Restitution For Overpayments

June 30, 2014 11:02 am | by KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press | Comments

BP wants a federal judge to order restitution — plus interest — of what it says are hundreds of millions of dollars in overpayments to some businesses that claimed losses due to the 2010 Gulf oil spill.                      

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Lawsuit Challenges Oklahoma Drilling Tax Cut

June 27, 2014 10:41 am | by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press | Comments

A bill approved by the Legislature to adjust Oklahoma's tax on oil and gas production is unconstitutional because it passed in the final days of the session and didn't receive a three-fourths vote in the House and Senate, according to a lawsuit filed with the state Supreme Court.

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A bill to regulate the disposal of waste produced by gas-well drilling will likely be introduced by West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin in a special session.

Feds: No More Animal Tests With Spill Chemical

June 27, 2014 10:33 am | by JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press | Comments

Despite rejection from federal health officials, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is still pushing for more animal studies to understand what health effects may surface years after the January chemical spill into West Virginia's biggest water supply.             

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Virginia Coal Mine Closing, 120 Jobs Lost

June 27, 2014 10:27 am | by Associated Press | Comments

More than 120 people are being laid off at an Alpha Natural Resources mine in southwest Virginia amid declining production and demand.                                  

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Pipeline Blast Kills 15

June 27, 2014 10:22 am | by OMER FAROOQ, Associated Press | Comments

A state-owned gas pipeline exploded and burst into flames Friday, killing at least 15 people, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of neighboring villages in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, authorities said.

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