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African-Americans taking brunt of oil industry pollution: report


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - African-Americans face a disproportionate risk of health problems from pollution caused by the oil and gas industry, and the situation could worsen as President Donald Trump dismantles environmental regulations, according to a report issued on Tuesday by a pair of advocacy groups. (Reuters US News) More More

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Posted on 17 November 2017 | 11:43 pm | Google News

Why are Black people more exposed to oil industry pollution? - The Grio


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Why are Black people more exposed to oil industry pollution?
The Grio
A new report issued on Tuesday by two advocacy groups stated that African-Americans are bearing the brunt of pollution when it comes to the oil and gas industries. The NAACP civil rights group and the Clean Air Task Force report indicated that ...

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Posted on 16 November 2017 | 6:54 pm | Google News

African-Americans taking brunt of oil industry pollution: report - Reuters


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African-Americans taking brunt of oil industry pollution: report
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - African-Americans face a disproportionate risk of health problems from pollution caused by the oil and gas industry, and the situation could worsen as President Donald Trump dismantles environmental regulations, according to a ...

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Posted on 14 November 2017 | 6:15 am | Google News

Bloody spectacle: Indonesian villages pit wild boars against dogs - Reuters


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Bloody spectacle: Indonesian villages pit wild boars against dogs
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“It used to be very simple, not like now when the dogs are trained,” said Nur Hadi, head of Hiparu, a group of hunting dog enthusiasts that takes part in the fights. “From there it's been handed down and has even become part of tradition and culture ...

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Posted on 17 October 2017 | 5:12 pm | Google News

US Gulf Oil Producers Curtail Output Ahead of Tropical Storm Nate - U.S. News & World Report


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US Gulf Oil Producers Curtail Output Ahead of Tropical Storm Nate
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HOUSTON (Reuters) - Oil and natural gas operators began evacuating staff and halting production at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms on Thursday ahead of Tropical Storm Nate, the second storm in as many months to rattle the Gulf Coast energy corridor.

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Posted on 5 October 2017 | 5:06 pm | Google News

Exxon aims to curb methane emissions from shale division - Reuters


Exxon aims to curb methane emissions from shale division
Reuters
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday it would launch a program to curb its methane emissions from its U.S. shale facilities by replacing aging equipment and updating dated technology, part of a plan by the company to reduce its ...

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Posted on 25 September 2017 | 10:33 am | Google News

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