One person was killed and about 1,000 gallons of fuel were spilled when an SUV careened into a tanker truck in Woodland Hills early Friday morning.
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Volcanic eruption caused spill, described as the worst ecological disaster to hit country in recent history, at refineries operated by Spanish oil giant Repsol The environmental impact of the Repsol oil spill grows on the Peruvian coast. Photograph: Cristhian Meza/Municipality of Ventanilla HANDOUT/EPA Peru has demanded compensation from the Spanish oil giant Repsol after freak waves from a volcanic eruption near Tonga caused an oil spill described as the worst ecological disaster to hit the Sou
Trees are torn down and buildings ripped apart following Saturday's tsunami triggered by a volcano.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
At least 400,000 homes and businesses could be impacted.
Dmitry Kokh, a Russian underwater and wildlife photographer, has shared once-in-a-lifetime photos of polar bears that took over an island. The island in question is Kolyuchin Island, located in the Chukchi Sea. This remote part of the Russian arctic used to be home to a meteorological station, but humans have long since abandoned it. Now, … The post Polar bears took over an abandoned island and moved into empty houses appeared first on BGR.
- Idaho Statesman
“It’s not every day you get to see a critically endangered species up close in the wild,” Utah wildlife officials said.
- Redding Record Searchlight
Experienced surfers would consider the waves reaching the West Coast barely high enough to qualify as swells.
The manufacturer is creating a battery-powered truck prototype with Isuzu Motors, the Japanese maker of electric trucks.
(Bloomberg) -- The Netherlands is throwing a hydrogen life preserver to pipelines that are on the brink of becoming stranded assets.Most Read from BloombergEarly Omicron Breakthroughs Show MRNA Vaccines’ WeaknessWhy Some Vaccinated People Resist Omicron and Others Don’tBiden Expects Russia to ‘Move In’ on Ukraine; Warns of SanctionsStocks Drop as Selloff Puts Nasdaq Into Correction: Markets WrapIs Covid Becoming Endemic? What Would That Mean?The nation will end most natural-gas production this y
- Daily Paws
Watch as Adorably Floofy Golden Retriever Gets a Little Too Curious About New Duck Friends and Go for a Swim
You can almost see the wheels turning in Winston's head when he spots those ducks...
- LA Times
Theodore Watler, 64, became separated from a group of divers who had hired a commercial vessel to take them out to the aging Elly platform Sunday morning.
- The Weather Network
The Great Green Wall could capture enormous amounts of carbon and bring much-needed rainfall to arid regions across Africa, but some scientists say that more research needs to be done on its potential impacts on the global climate before it is completed.
The engineers aboard the floating power station on Lake Kivu could only watch nervously as the volcano in the distance erupted violently, sending tremors rumbling through
- App.com | Asbury Park Press
Scientists are monitoring slowdowns in Atlantic ocean currents they say will raise sea levels along the Jersey Shore.
- Kansas City Star
“Rarely do we get the entire pack in a one frame.”
- American City Business Journals
Backers of a $1.2 billion transmission line in northeastern Oregon say a new agreement on ownership of the line — and other transmission assets in the region — will help get the controversial project built. Under the non-binding deal announced Wednesday, the Bonneville Power Administration will transfer its 24% ownership interest in the Boardman to Hemingway line to Idaho Power, giving the investor-owned utility (NYSE: IDA) a 45% stake. Portland-based PacifiCorp, a Berkshire Hathaway company, will retain the 55% portion it has held during the permitting phase of the long-sought project.
- The Guardian
Customers saddled with paying 600 times the usual price for energy as regulators are accused of being too close to the industry they monitor Snowplows work during a winter storm in Oklahoma City on 14 February 2021. Oklahoma Natural Gas customers will be paying for the storm for 28 years. Photograph: Sue Ogrocki/AP When Neil Crittenden heard that an extreme winter storm was about to hit Oklahoma last winter, he did what officials advised him to do and kept his heat on and water running so that h
- The Burlington Free Press
Burlington International Airport saw a daily record for snowfall on Jan. 17. But, did this record crack the top 20 snow storms on record in Vermont?
- Tallahassee Democrat
A new bill from activists in the Florida Legislature would handicap Florida’s prescribed burning program, putting our state, our homes, and our people at great risk.
- The Conversation
Batteries get hyped, but pumped hydro provides the vast majority of long-term energy storage essential for renewable power – here’s how it works
The U.S. has thousands of lakes and reservoirs that could be paired for pumped hydro storage without the need for rivers. Ollo via Getty ImagesTo cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half within a decade, the Biden administration’s goal, the U.S. is going to need a lot more solar and wind power generation, and lots of cheap energy storage. Wind and solar power vary over the course of a day, so energy storage is essential to provide a continuous flow of electricity. But today’s batteries are typi
- Austin American-Statesman
On Thursday comes a wintry mix "that gradually spreads across the remainder of South Central Texas during the day into the evening," forecasters say.