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The Environmental Integrity Project noted in a report released Thursday, May 9, 2019, that the Permian Basin, which include some West Texas cities, such as Midland, is one of the most productive hydrocarbon regions in the world.
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May 09, 2019 - 6:42 am
The production of oil and natural gas in West Texas is booming but it's coming at a cost to residents who are regularly exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollution, according to a report issued by an environmental group.
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during an interview at United Nations headquarters on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Guterres said the world has to change, not in small incremental ways but in big “transformative” ways into a green economy with electric vehicles and “clean cities” because the alternative “would mean a catastrophic situation for the whole world.” (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
May 08, 2019 - 3:42 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations secretary-general said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible. That's because the alternative "would mean a catastrophic situation for the whole...
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U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady, of the Western District of Pennsylvania, center, speaks as Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard W. Downing, left, of the Justice Department's Criminal Division, and Pittsburgh FBI Special Agent in Charge Robert Jones, right, listen during a news conference about the arrest of people operating and the shutting down of an internet site that was a gateway to the dark web, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Pittsburgh. The investigation was led by the United States Attorney's Office in Western Pennsylvania and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
May 08, 2019 - 3:40 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A gateway to illegal marketplaces on the darknet has been shut down, the FBI announced Wednesday, and two of its alleged operators have been arrested and accused of making millions of dollars in kickbacks for their services. A grand jury in Pittsburgh returned indictments against...
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Alan Scaia
May 06, 2019 - 6:30 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Atmos Energy will ask a Dallas City Council committee for a rate increase Monday. The Dallas City Council's Government Performance and Financial Management Committee will consider the increase at its meeting Monday afternoon. Atmos says the increase would help pay for the...
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