TV News LIES

Wednesday, Oct 22nd

Last update05:18:43 AM GMT

You are here All News At a Glance Environmental Glance

Record $4.5M fine pursued against gas driller

EQT companyPennsylvania environmental regulators are pursuing a record $4.5 million fine against a gas driller over what they describe as a major case of pollution from a leaking waste pit.

The Department of Environmental Protection announced Tuesday it is seeking the penalty against EQT Corp. Acting DEP Secretary Dana Aunkst says EQT has been uncooperative during the investigation and "fails to recognize the ongoing environmental harm" from its leaking impoundment in Duncan Township, Tioga County.

More...

Glaciers Lose 204 Billion Tons of Ice in Three Years

Glaciers losing iceAntarctica is losing so much mass that it’s actually changing Earth’s gravity.

Antarctica is famously a continent capped with ice, but as Earth’s climate changes and the polar regions get warmer, its ancient ice is beginning to melt. The immediate consequence of the melting is the growing instability of ice shelves, places where the ice covering extends into the ocean. However, if we really want to know how quickly Antarctica is losing ice, we need a way of measuring that loss in terms of total mass.

Read more...

Can this coal plant stop climate change?

Canadian coal plantWhat if you could have all the energy benefits of cheap, plentiful coal, without the planet-warming gases it emits into the atmosphere?  

That dream got a boost Thursday, as Canada’s Boundary Dam plant became the world’s first large-scale coal power plant to capture and store its carbon emissions. The $1.2 billion SaskPower project aims to capture 90 percent of the Estevan, Sask. plant’s emissions, or about 100,000 tons of carbon dioxide a year. That’s the equivalent of removing 250,000 cars from the road, according to the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute.

Read more...

Triple-digit fall temperatures roasting California

California heatWhile people in some other parts of the country are watching the leaves turn a kaleidoscope of fall colors as they contemplate unpacking winter clothes, California is roasting under an autumn heat wave.

As high temperatures were ranging from the low 100s in Southern California to the 90s in the normally more temperate San Francisco Bay Area on Thursday, National Weather Service forecasters warned that was just a warm-up for what was coming Friday and Saturday.

Read more...

Earthquake Rattles Wichita, Tulsa; 4.4-Magnitude Tremor Felt Widely in Kansas, Oklahoma

Tulsa earthquakeA 4.4-magnitude earthquake rattled a large part of Kansas and Oklahoma Thursday afternoon, just one day after residents had been ducking for cover from tornado warnings and severe thunderstorms.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 1:01 p.m. CDT. The epicenter was 7 miles east-southeast of Harper, Kansas, or about 43 miles southwest of Wichita, Kansas. There have been no immediate reports of damage. Wichita television station KAKE-TV said officials near the epicenter in Harper County, Kansas, reported no known damage.

Read more...

Climate change: 35,000 walruses 'haul out' on Alaskan shore

walrusus on shoreHaul out!  That's what it's called when animals congregate in large groups, and that's just what's happening with 35,000 walruses on the shore of Alaska.

But the phenomenon is no grand jubilee: The reason for the walrus gathering is bleak. The flippered marine mammals are changing their habits because of climate change, environmentalists say.

Read more...

Baker Hughes to reveal fracking components

fracking componentOil services company Baker Hughes said Wednesday it implemented its policy of fully disclosing the chemicals it uses in hydraulic fracturing.

"The policy we are implementing today is consistent with our belief that we are partners in solving industry challenges, and that we have a responsibility to provide the public with the information they want and deserve," Baker Hughes Chief Strategy Officer Derek Mathieson said in a statement.

Read more...

Page 4 of 182

 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!