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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing officials defend plans to source drinking water from polluted Bohai Gulf

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:06pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com The authorities defend plans to build a large desalination plant at the polluted Bohai Gulf to pump much-needed supplies the capital Beijing looks to the ocean to ease water shortages Beijing's water authorities have defended their plan to ease the capital's water shortage by processing seawater from the highly polluted Bohai Gulf ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese quest for rare fish bladder may doom small porpoise

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Chinese cuisine may doom little porpoise Chinese appetite for exotic food is threatening the vaquita, the world's smallest porpoise, according to an environmental report released on Friday. Gillnet fishing in the upper Sea of Cortez- also called the Gulf of California- has pushed the vaquita to the brink of extinction, according to the International ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Scientists propose building 160km pipe to funnel polluted Bohai drinking water to Beijing

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:52pm by Mandy Zuo and Andrea Chen

    ... from the polluted Bohai Gulf. The canal could also ease smog by allowing dry land along its banks to be irrigated to stop fine dust particles wafting into the capital, BASS said. Beijing would have to desalinate seawater from the Bohai Gulf to ease the city's water shortage as its groundwater ran out, said Shi Changkui, the report's lead author. The other report suggested ...


    Green buildings on the rise in Persian Gulf states

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 04:11pm by Associated Press in Doha

    ... seem an oddity in this tiny Gulf nation which has plenty of oil and gas and, according to the International Energy Agency, the highest per capita emissions in the world, closely followed by Gulf neighbours Kuwait, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. But attitudes about energy use are changing across the Gulf. There is a growing recognition that the once seemingly limitless ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Alarm over threat from huge new 22,000 resort in Baja California

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Gulf of California residents, environmentalists say waste and run-off from development could harm reef, and ecotourism that depends on it Fears for Baja coral over huge Chinese resort Environmentalists say the only living hard coral reef in the Gulf of California is once again under threat, just two years after activists persuaded the Mexican ...

  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Obama's delay of Keystone pipeline decision angers proponents and critics

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:39am by AP

    ... Bill McKibben, of the group 350 Action, said sarcastically. Keystone XL would link up with existing pipelines to carry oil from western Canada's tar sands to refineries on the US Gulf ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    BP faces new trial and US$18b in fines over 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... in New Orleans. The latest legal battle revolves around its efforts to cap a runaway well, and the amount of oil that entered the Gulf of Mexico during the 87-day spill. The trial, scheduled ... to cap the well. The court will then turn to the dispute over how much oil escaped into the Gulf. The trial is the second of three phases being heard by US district judge Carl Barbier. The first ...

  8. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Ex-Obama official Marcia McNutt backs Keystone oil pipeline

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 10:23pm by WASHPOST

    ... which would transport oil to refineries on the US Gulf coast. The idea of Canada compensating for the pipeline's climate impact has been publicly contemplated for months, but neither ...

  9. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Exxon Mobil pipeline leaks 'thousands of barrels' of Canadian oil in Arkansas

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 02:44pm by Reuters in New York

    ... as the US State Department is considering the fate of the 800,000 bpd Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry crude from Canada’s oil sands to the Gulf Coast. Environmentalists, concerned about ... the Pegasus pipeline in 2009 to carry more Canadian crude from the Midwest to the Gulf Coast refining hub and installed what it called new “leak detection technology”. Exxon said federal, state ...

  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Actress Daryl Hannah arrested in Keystone pipeline protest

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 01:43pm by Reuters in San Antonio

    ... a million barrels a day of oil sands-derived crude to the Texas Gulf Coast from Canada. On Thursday, Hannah stood in front of an excavator being used to clear trees and brush in order to build ...



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