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National Research Council Punts On Fracking-related Earthquakes
2012-06-18 13:44:12

DM Crumbliss The National Research Council folded to pressure from the fossil fuel industry and pro-fracking Congress members last week by releasing a “more study needed” report on fracking and earthquakes. The report was requested by members of Congress. The stakes are simply high enough that the council is unwilling to strongly state the obvious. The report says, “Keep fracking, these earthquakes are no big deal.” Earthquake activity has jumped significantly in...

Ohio Officials Suspend Fracking Operations At Well
2012-01-05 05:57:26

Ohio officials said Tuesday that the state has suspended operations at a well used to dispose of waste water from "fracking". The suspension comes after suspicion that disposal of waste water by reinjecting it into the ground may have triggered seismic activity. The latest earthquake measured 4.0 on New Year's Eve and was near the well operated by D&L Energy in Youngstown. The state shut down operations at the Youngstown injection well after a 2.7 magnitude quake on December 24....

2010-07-19 07:04:00

UPLAND, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RG Global (OTC Bulletin Board: RGBL) has completed its acquisition of Pro Water, LLC and its Blue Bench Deep Injection Well (DIW) located near Duchesne, Utah. Pro Water became a wholly owned subsidiary of RG Global in exchange for a payment of RG Global's restricted common stock, a secured convertible promissory note payable over one year with an interest rate of 5% and a conversion feature at the option of the holder into shares of RG...

2009-10-13 11:31:00

UPLAND, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RG Global (OTC Bulletin Board: RGBL) has signed an agreement to operate a 10-acre deep injection well (DIW) that will provide a positive cash flow and establish RG Global as a service partner to major oil and gas producers in Utah. "RG Global (RGBL.OB) has made tremendous progress in the execution of our plan for a deep injection well in Utah," said Grant King, RG Global CEO and President. "We have recently signed an operating...

2009-04-16 16:49:00

WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Oil and Gathering Inc., its owner John Kessel and its operations manager Edgar Pettijohn pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Houston to criminal violations related to the disposal of refinery wastes at an underground injection well in violation of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Justice Department announced. The two corporate officers pleaded guilty to conspiracy and violating the Safe Drinking Water Act for disposing of...

2008-07-15 15:00:28

A proposed rule that has promise for mitigating industrial carbon dioxide emissions was offered for comment Tuesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The proposed regulation would create a national framework for injecting carbon dioxide underground and protecting underground resources, the EPA said in a news release. The rule would create a new class of injection wells under the Safe Drinking Water Act's Underground Injection Control program. Today's proposal paves the way for...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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