Archives For Gas


Black holes have long been known for “destroying” matter, with scientists usually referring to them as “eating” gas and stars

Astronomers noticed huge waves of <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/06/world/black-hole-burps/index.html">gas being "burped" </a>by the black hole at the center of NGC 5195, a small galaxy 26 million light years from Earth. The team believes the outburst is a consequence of the interaction of NGC 5195 with a nearby galaxy.


1. Study examines cancer risk from 1st atom-bomb test

2. Congress pushes nuclear expansion despite accidents at weapons lab

Weapons watchdog says government’s position ‘increasingly hypocritical’ as US prepares to increase production of warheads in spite of safety and environmental concerns

Workers prepare to enter the WIPP in New Mexico

3. Invasive apple snail threatens Florida Everglades clean up

A Snail Kite, one of Florida’s iconic breeding bird species, perches on a branch at J. W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area near West Palm Beach, Florida in this July 12, 2008 handout photo. REUTERS/Mike Baranski/FWC/Handout via Reuters

4. Frac Sand Rush Threatens American Towns, Advocates Warn

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5. North Bay residents up in arms over TransCanada plan to switch crude oil for gas in local pipeline

TransCanada Corp. plans to repurpose a pipeline running through North Bay, Ont., from carrying natural gas to crude oil. Locals worry about potential environmental damage.

Mayor Al McDonald at Silver Lady Lane, just north of North Bay, where a truck carrying formaldehyde crashed in 2012. The cleanup continues.

6. EPA chief Gina McCarthy asks water professionals to back new wetland rules

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7. Greens take 2014 fight to states

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8. How a fishery that was once ‘a marvel of the world’ died

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9. Auditors fault EPA for lax chemical safeguards

10. Personal air monitors less useful than hoped

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11. Judge says no to Detroit water shutoff moratorium

12. Air near chemical plant remains polluted long after it closed

Workers excavate DDT contaminated soil from yards in St. Louis, Mich. Image: David Poulson

13. Earth has lost half of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF

Species across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats

Rubbish dumped on the tundra outside llulissat in Greenland with icebergs behind from the Sermeq Kujullaq or llulissat Ice fjord. The Ilulissat ice fjord is a Unesco world heritage site

14. CSIS seeks to limit scope of energy activists’ complaint probe

Canadian spy agency is pushing back against a civil liberties group’s complaint for being “overly broad” regarding concerns of national energy policy.

Demonstrators attend a protest against the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline in Vancouver on May 10. CSIS is trying to hide the reasons behind why it monitored environmental activist groups opposing Canada's national energy policy.

15. The Curious Case of the Chinese Chicken Import-Export Business

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16. Early, frequent antibiotic use linked to childhood obesity

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17. Water contaminant linked to children’s low IQs