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How Fracking Has Contaminated Drinking Water - ConsumerReports.org

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How Fracking Has Contaminated Drinking Water - ConsumerReports.org How Fracking Has Contaminated Drinking Water - ConsumerReports.org Posted: 03 Dec 2020 12:00 AM PST For Finley-DeVille, solving fracking and wastewater comes down to these regulations. She is co-founder and treasurer of the Fort Berthold Protectors of Water & Earth Rights, or POWER, an organization formed in 2015 to reduce the impacts of the oil boom in her community. Since its start, she and her husband, Walter DeVille, have worked with the nonprofit environmental organization Dakota Resource Council and with Earthworks, among others, to campaign for more regulations and more information on what contaminants are involved in fracking. "There's a right way to do this," Finley-DeVille says. "It's creating those laws and environmental justice and enforcing it . . . making sure [industry] is held accountable and responsible." Fort Berthold POWER

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${latestItem Crude Oil Price Forecast - Crude Oil Markets Continue to Find Buyers - FX Empire Posted: 07 Dec 2020 12:00 AM PST WTI Crude Oil The West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil market fell a bit during the trading session on Monday but continues to find buyers underneath and therefore I think it is only a matter of time before we see the market turn around and rally again. After all, the "reflation trade" is very much intact, despite the fact that people are a bit concerned about Brexit during the day. The $43.50 level was a major breakout, and clearly there are a lot of buyers between here and there. At this point in time, I think we are simply killing time and digesting some of that momentum in order to continue to reach towards the $50 level. Crude Oil Video 08.12.20 Brent Brent markets also pulled back a bit during the trading session after forming a shooting star on Friday. Friday had hit the $50 level, but

Climate change spells trouble for the Colorado River. But there's still hope - Los Angeles Times

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Climate change spells trouble for the Colorado River. But there's still hope - Los Angeles Times Climate change spells trouble for the Colorado River. But there's still hope - Los Angeles Times Posted: 31 Dec 2020 06:00 AM PST This is the Dec. 31, 2020, edition of Boiling Point, a weekly newsletter about climate change and the environment in California and the American West. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. One of the best road trips I've ever taken was a sightseeing tour of the Colorado River, where it straddles the California-Arizona state line. I stood at the edge of Imperial Dam near the Mexican border, which diverts water to the farm fields of the Imperial Valley, then drove north to Cibola National Wildlife Refuge , home to lots of birds. I walked along the river in Laughlin, Nev., where there's a hotel called the Colorado Belle that looks like a boat, and in Needles, Calif., where Snoopy's brother

Analysts See Oil Prices Averaging Just Above $50 In 2021 - OilPrice.com

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Analysts See Oil Prices Averaging Just Above $50 In 2021 - OilPrice.com Analysts See Oil Prices Averaging Just Above $50 In 2021 - OilPrice.com Posted: 31 Dec 2020 07:00 AM PST Brent Crude prices are set to average $50.67 a barrel in 2021, slightly down from the price at which they traded early on the last trading day of 2020, the monthly Reuters poll of analysts and economists showed on Thursday. The key downside risk for oil prices in 2021 will be the mutating strains of the coronavirus that threaten economic and oil demand recovery with lockdowns and travel restrictions, according to the 39 experts polled by Reuters. In the December survey, the analysts raised their average expectations for Brent Crude prices for 2021 to $50.67 per barrel, up from the forecast of $49.35 a barrel in the November Reuters poll, but below the price at which Brent Crude traded at 7:35 a.m. ET on Thursday, $51.13. The analysts also raised their forecas

Even in pandemic, Bethlehem is a festive destination for post-holiday shopping, eating - Bucks County Courier Times

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Even in pandemic, Bethlehem is a festive destination for post-holiday shopping, eating - Bucks County Courier Times Even in pandemic, Bethlehem is a festive destination for post-holiday shopping, eating - Bucks County Courier Times Posted: 15 Dec 2020 12:00 AM PST Hira Qureshi   | Bucks County Courier Times Show Caption Hide Caption Explore the decorations in Downtown Bethlehem Hira Qureshi walks through Downtown Bethlehem visiting local shops and eateries. Hira Qureshi, Bucks County Courier Times If you're a fan of Hallmark Christmas movies, Bethlehem is the town to live out your most Hallmark moment. Holiday cheer is in the air as you walk around downtown, with shops and restaurants run by friendly locals making you feel welcome.  Walking down Main Street, colonial- and industrial-era buildings house little shops and restaurants beckon guests to come in and explore. Decorative garland is wrapped aro