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Glenwood Council to consider grant to improve water system

Glenwood Springs City Council may take a step to significantly improve Glenwood Springs’ water system at Thursday’s regular meeting. City staff is recommending approval of a resolution that authorizes a state Department of Local Affairs grant application to help pay for a dedicated 16-inch pipe from the city’s Roaring Fork pump station up to the …

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DEP Orders Sunoco: Divert Pipeline From Marsh Creek State Park

CHESTER COUNTY, PA — Stop working, re-route the pipeline around Marsh Creek wetlands, and clean up your mess, is what PA Department of Environmental Protection has told Sunoco. Sunoco’s response to its Aug. 10 spill of 8,163 gallons of drilling fluid into Marsh Creek State Park wetlands was found to be insufficient, and the Pennsylvania …

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Gas Line Damage Prompts Royersford Corner Evacuation

ROYERSFORD PA – Work crews accidentally struck a natural gas line Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 9, 2020) at the intersection of Church Street and North 3rd Avenue, prompting an evacuation of the immediate area, traffic disruption, and the presence of firefighting personnel at the scene for about two hours, the Royersford Fire Department reported. The department and Spring …

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Pipeline People: Marcelino Guedes Gomes, Petrobras

Marcelino Guedes Gomez joined PETROBRAS in 1987 where he worked in several different positions before he became Executive Manager, responsible for developing and applying solutions for illegal tapping in pipelines at PETROBRAS from 2015 to 2020. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ), gained his Masters in Civil …

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Exploration holes leaking coal seam gas ‘almost impossible to find’ says former chief hydrogeologist

A former chief hydrogeologist with Queensland’s natural resources and mines regulator says there are hundreds of unplugged coal exploration holes that could possibly leak coal seam gas, and they are “almost impossible to find”. Key points: A former Queensland chief hydrogeologist says there are hundreds of unplugged coal exploration holes that are “impossible to find” …

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Nevada officials raise concerns about proposed Utah pipeline to tap into more Colorado River water

Nevada officials raised numerous concerns Tuesday about permitting a proposed project to pipe large quantities of Colorado River water roughly 140 miles from Lake Powell to southern Utah, a controversial plan that would place new demands on the river. Six of the seven states that use the Colorado River also sent a letter to federal …

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Calls mount for Germany to rethink Nord Stream 2 pipeline after Navalny poisoning

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced growing pressure on Thursday to reconsider the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which will take gas from Russia to Germany, after she said Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Soviet-style nerve agent. Merkel said on Wednesday that Navalny, who is being treated in a Berlin hospital, …

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