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  1. 08augRead the original story

    33 min ago | AAPG Explorer

    The Wolfcamp formation in the Permian's Delaware Basin kicks out impressive volumes of hydrocarbons. The play is considered to have great promise, as it's currently viewed as a kind of adolescent in terms of its maturity.


  2. Busted: 3 myths about Obama's climate planRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    The consequences of climate change go far beyond warming temperatures, which scientists say are melting the polar ice caps and raising sea levels. Click through the gallery for a look at 10 other key effects of climate change, some of which may surprise you.


  3. Apollo 15: The Hammer and the FeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... Since the landing site had a variety of geologically interesting features, Scott and Irwin underwent extensive geology training with Leon Silver, a geologist at CalTech. Scott and Irwin traveled to New Mexico and Arizona for a course in field ...


  4. Hands-On Geology Course This Fall at URockRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    This one semester course promises that you will never look at Maine's rocks and road-cuts in the same way again. With its bedrock exposed by recent glaciations, Maine is the ideal place to observe all of the ongoing processes of geological transformations.


  5. Earth's Ancient Magnetic Field Just Got a Lot OlderRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scientific American

    Earth developed a magnetic field at least four billion years ago, the latest research shows - more than half a billion years earlier than thought. The work, described in the July 31 issue of Science , is a major step forward in understanding when and how Earth began to evolve into its modern form.


  6. With Protest Over, Shell Prepares For Arctic Ocean DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Hours after a repaired Shell icebreaker eased past protesters in Oregon to join an Arctic drilling operation, the oil giant used other vessels in its flotilla to begin excavating off the coast of Alaska in hopes of confirming the presence of billions of barrels of crude below the ocean floor. Royal Dutch Shell PLC now only needs the 380-foot Fennica, repaired at a Portland shipyard, to be on hand at the drill site to ask federal regulators for permission to dig into oil-bearing rock already included on its Arctic offshore leases.


  7. Colorado mining company's CEO to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Jeffrey G. Clevenger , who has served as chairman and CEO of Colorado's Golden Minerals Co. since its founding in 2009, plans to retire as chief executive on Sept.


  8. California Expands Funding To Protect Against QuakesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Insurance News Net

    Governor Jerry Brown signed the 2015-2016 budget yesterday, which included $3 million in funding to expand the Earthquake Brace and Bolt program and clarified that the program's grants are income-tax exempt at the state level. This expansion represents an important public investment in the protection of Californians from the dangers of earthquakes.


  9. 'Snowball Earth' Might Be SlushyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Imagine a world without liquid water - just solid ice in all directions. It would certainly not be a place that most life forms would like to live.


  10. Climate change reduces coral reefs' ability to protect coastsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Coral reefs, under pressure from climate change and direct human activity, may have a reduced ability to protect tropical islands against wave attack, erosion and salinization of drinking water resources, which help to sustain life on those islands. A new paper gives guidance to coastal managers to assess how climate change will affect a coral reef's ability to mitigate coastal hazards.


  11. EDITORIAL: Oil slump will affect region, state taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The ongoing decline in gasoline prices has been a real boost to consumers. They're saving real money every time they fill their tanks, money that can go to other needs and wants.


  12. DEP's testing methods for radiation in state creek questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    NATASHA KHAN / PUBLICSOURCE Tests continue on drainage from the Clyde Mine in East Bethlehem Township, Washington County, for radiation and bromide levels. The mine, which is abandoned, is the responsibility of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.


  13. Rumours rife of new Super Pit gold findRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    An aerial view of the Fimiston Open Pit, colloquially known as the Kalgoorlie Super Pit. Has more gold been found under Hannan Street? Picture: Bloomberg There is mounting speculation Super Pit operator Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines is sitting on a significant new gold discovery beneath Kalgoorlie-Boulder's historic Hannan Street.


  14. Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    An activist looks towards the rising sun as she hangs from the St. Johns bridge as part of a protest to block the Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica from leaving for Alaska in Portland, Ore., Thursday, July 30, 2015. The icebreaker, which is a vital part of Shell's exploration and spill-response plan off Alaska's northwest coast, stopped short of the hanging blockade, turned around and sailed back to a dock at the Port of Portland.


  15. New Market Research Report: Mexico Akal Project Panorama - Oil and Gas Upstream Analysis ReportRead the original story

    12 hrs ago |

    ... Rate of Return * Review of factors affecting the economic outcome of the field including development overview, geology, challenges, reserves and production with qualitative perspective on of the overall assets life with GlobalData's analysis on the ...


  16. New Earthquake Early Warning System to be Deployed by USGSRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

    RESTON, Va.- The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded approximately $4 million this week to four universities - California Institute of Technology, University of California, Berkeley, University of Washington and University of Oregon - to support transitioning the " ShakeAlert " earthquake early warning system toward a production stage. A functioning early warning system can give people a precious few seconds to stop what they are doing and take precautions before the severe shaking waves from an earthquake arrive.


  17. MomentumGOODBYE, Norma JeanRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Are we so desperate for one last big fix of oil, that we're willing to destroy one of the world's last pristine and unspoiled regions? The U.S. Geological Survey released a report last week stating that the region inside the Arctic Circle contains about one-fifth of the world's undiscovered, recoverable oil. The USGS report, the most comprehensive survey ever of energy resources in the Arctic, found that there is an estimated 90 billion barrels of oil - or about enough to meet current global demand for about three years.


  18. Can traditional Native foods be sold? A clash of legal, cultural opinionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    Berries are ripening, salmon are running and conflicts over the selling of traditional Alaska Native foods are erupting with emotional and sometimes legal consequences. Should salmonberries that carpet the tundra be packed into gallon-sized Ziploc bags for sale? What about smoked salmon from fish harvested under subsistence rules, not commercial ones? Or buckets of locally harvested razor clams, a jug of seal oil, jumbo halibut fillets fresh from the sea? The debate has been raging all spring and summer on a Facebook group popular in Western Alaska called Bethel Bargains .


  19. Coal mining permits soonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    ... Both mining areas are in Pakur, Santhal Pargana Commissionary area. Today, the top official of state mines and geology department, overseeing the team processing the applications of both Punjab and Bengal power utilities, said the task was set to be ...


  20. Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #190Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

    The Week That Was: 2015-08-01 Brought to You by SEPP The Science and Environmental Policy Project This TWTW is very brief. It focuses on two recent articles by S. Fred Singer of scientific importance: 1) Editor of Science Magazine Should Resign!; and 2) A Paradigm Change: Re-directing public concern from Global Warming to Global Cooling.