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Ohio deep injection well seeks to reopen after quakes

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American Water Management Services asked the Oil and Gas Commission at a Wednesday hearing to lift a state chief’s order that shut down the well at its Weathersfield site, near Warren, last fall.
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Court upholds ruling on ‘seaman’s manslaughter’ in BP case

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The decision could open the way for a trial on 11 counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Categories: Gulf oil spill
Energy Laboratories analytic chemist Josie Pickard works with a sample of fish being tested on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in the wake of the oil spill on the Yellowstone River near Glendive. (AP Photo/The Billings Gazette, Casey Page)

Oil shipments to resume in pipeline that broke under river

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Cleanup is on hold near the small city of Glendive, where the water supply for 6,000 residents was temporarily contaminated.
Categories: Environment
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Groups sue BLM, Interior Department over drilling in northwest New Mexico

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The groups filed their lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Interior Department in federal court as a small group of activists rallied outside the State Capitol.
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3 workers killed in West Texas oil field rig explosion

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The well is owned by Parsley Energy of Midland. Company spokeswoman Lisa Elliott says the workers who died were employed by Mason Well Service Ltd. of Odessa, an independent contractor.
(AP Photo/The Billings Gazette, Casey Page)

Oil cleanup on Yellowstone River on hold until ice melts

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Cleanup work on the spill upstream of Glendive remains on hold due to ice with only about 10 percent of the oil recovered.
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Moves highlight New Mexico fight on oil and gas development

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San Miguel and Mora counties in New Mexico became two of the first in the country to enact bans on hydraulic fracturing.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left back to a camera, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, second left, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, second right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, walk together to continue their peace talks in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany are gathering for crucial talks in the hope of negotiating an end fighting between Russia-backed separatist and government forces in eastern Ukraine.  (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

U.S. lifts sanctions on Belarus energy company

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The U.S. announced online that it was lifting sanctions against Belorusneft that were implemented in 2011 in response to the company’s announcement that it would begin work in Iran.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a town hall meeting in 2011. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Christie calls Exxon Mobil settlement ‘really good’

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Chris Christie defended a settlement with Exxon Mobil for a tiny fraction of the nearly $9 billion the state had sought.
Categories: Environment
A man walks in front of Duke Energy Corporate Headquarters in a Charlotte, N.C.  (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)

Duke Energy fined $25 million over coal ash pollution

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North Carolina wants to hold Duke accountable for years of pollution.