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NRDA Settlement Reached for 2014 Galveston Bay Oil Spill

The Energy Law Blog

On December 3, 2021, the Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register of a settlement between Federal and State Trustees and Kirby Inland Marine, LP (“Kirby”) to resolve natural resource damages from a 2014 oil release. The Trustees for this incident include the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S.

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Global e-waste emissions jump 53 percent between 2014 and 2020

Environmental News Bits

E-waste GHG emissions rose 53 percent between 2014 and 2020. Researchers anticipate e-waste will annually generate 852 million metric tons of CO2 compounds … Continue reading Global e-waste emissions jump 53 percent between 2014 and 2020.

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‘Interstellar’ Meteor Signal May Have Been a Truck

Scientific American

New analyses cast doubt on claims that a meteor witnessed over the South Pacific in 2014 came from another star system and raise questions about a high-profile expedition to recover the fireball’s fragments from the seafloor

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CMIP6: Not-so-sudden stratospheric cooling

Real Climate

CMIP6 model spread and mean compared to the NOAA-STAR observations for three SSU channels (using the historical simulations continued by SSP5-85 after 2014). 13,180-13,205, 2014. Thompson et al. We are using the NOAA-STAR version 3.0 of these products (Zou et al., 2023 ) and also in the “Climate Drivers” animation.

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Louisiana Oilfield Settlement Agreement Fails to Release Non-Party

Energy & the Law

Adams settled with most of the defendants by a settlement agreement in 2014 but continued to seek damages from the Grafers. The Grefers were not released by the 2014 settlement agreement. The Grafers owned the land where, pursuant to a lease, the pipes and other equipment were cleaned. Your musical interlude

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EU Aims to Wean Off Fossil Fuels as Energy Prices Spike on Ukraine Invasion

Yale E360

The Russian attack on Ukraine has led to a spike in energy prices, with oil briefly surpassing $100 a barrel , the highest level since 2014, and Dutch and British gas prices rising 40 to 60 percent Thursday. Russia is the world's second-largest exporter of oil and largest exporter of natural gas.

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HotSpots H2O: In Besieged Ukraine, Water Again a Locus of Conflict

Circle of Blue

Just days after Moscow invaded its neighbor, Russian forces undammed the North Crimean Canal, a Soviet-era structure that Ukraine blocked in 2014 as retaliation against Russia’s takeover of the Crimean peninsula. The village of Pavlopil, a community of 450 people located in the Donbas region, has not had a stable water supply since 2014.

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