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STW leases new water source

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Oilfield water servicer STW Resources Holding Corp. announced today that its subsidiary, STW Water Process & Technologies, purchased a brackish water lease near Fort Stockton. The new water source, the company’s second lease, will play a key role in the company’s West Texas Water Project. STW specializes in water management, reclamation and remediation. Its water project aims to access “alternative” ...

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Google and solar panels

Thanks to Google, people all over the U.S., including the Appalachia region, will be able to see if solar power is worth it. On Monday, Google launched its newest and early version of what the company is calling Project Sunroof. While only in the beginning stages, Project Sunroof is currently only available in two California regions and in Boston. However, ...

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2 injured in oil truck fire at rig site south of Gillette

GILLETTE, Wyo.  — Two men are recovering after they were injured in a flash fire that happened in a hot oil truck at a rig site south of Gillette. The Gillette News Record reports (http://goo.gl/OLuKow ) Wright volunteer fire crews were called to the site off Wyoming Highway 387 just after 2 a.m. Monday. Capt. Bill Shank says the fire ...

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Feds set timeline to decide on drilling lease near Glacier

HELENA, Mont. — U.S. government officials plan to decide this fall whether to take steps to lift the suspension of an oil and gas lease on land sacred to Native Americans or to begin the four-month process of canceling it, according to court documents filed Monday. The timeline for resolving the decades-old suspension of the lease in the Badger-Two Medicine ...

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Local fracking bans could go before Colorado high court soon

DENVER — Colorado’s battle over who should regulate fracking could be on the fast track to the state Supreme Court. The Colorado Court of Appeals on Monday asked to bow out of lawsuits over Longmont’s ban on fracking and a 5-year-moratorium in Fort Collins. The move would allow the Supreme Court to take the cases immediately, without waiting for the ...

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Still another SC government opposing offshore drilling

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Still another coastal community in South Carolina has gone on record against offshore seismic testing and drilling for fossil fuels. Local media outlets report that North Myrtle Beach City Council voted 6-0 Monday to oppose offshore drilling. The advocacy group Oceana says 21 communities in South Carolina, including Charleston, Columbia and Myrtle Beach, have now ...

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