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Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Cleanup is underway near the Beckjord Power Plant, in New Richmond, Ohio, after an estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Cincinnati Enquirer, …

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Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Crews dock along the Ohio River as they head towards the Beckjord Power Plant, in New Richmond, Ohio, after an estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Pho…

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Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Cleanup is underway near the Beckjord Power Plant, in New Richmond, Ohio, after an estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, closing about a 15-mile section of the waterway southeast of Cincinnati, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Cincinnati Enquirer, …

August 19, 2014 4:59 pmLoading…
Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 15-mile stretch of the Ohio River closed after a fuel oil spill reopened to river traffic on Tuesday with some restrictions as containment and cleanup continued.

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Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill

Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's top environmental official said Tuesday that a mining company lied about a spill of millions of gallons of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam downstream.

August 19, 2014 2:58 pm Photos

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Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill

Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill

In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, the contaminated Sonora river makes its way near the town of Ures, in the northern state of Sonora, Mexico. Eighty-eight schools in Sonora state did not open Monday along with the rest of the country because of the danger of water contaminated by the spill of 10 …

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Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill

Mexico says mine firm lied about chemical spill

In this Aug. 12, 2014 photo, the contaminated Sonora river makes its way through the hills near the town of Mazocahui, in the northern state of Sonora, Mexico. Eighty-eight schools in Sonora state did not open Monday along with the rest of the country because of the danger of water contamina…

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Less shake from artificial quakes, fed study says

Less shake from artificial quakes, fed study says

FILE - This Nov. 6, 2011 file photo shows earthquake damage in Sparks, Okla. on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 after two earthquakes hit the area in less than 24 hours. Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker th…

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Study: Quakes from fracking not as strong

Study: Quakes from fracking not as strong

WASHINGTON — Man-made earthquakes, a side effect of some high-tech energy drilling, cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude, a new federal study found.

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