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A Nord Stream disaster every day

The Hill 03 Oct 2022
The methane gushing out of the damaged Nord Stream pipelines is another type of climate catastrophe ... Key measures within fossil fuels include preventing gas leakage during transmission and distribution, recovering and using gas at the production stage and by pre-mine degasification and recovery of methane during coal mining.
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‘The spirit of our Elders’: the inside story of how the Tahltan Nation saved their Sacred Headwaters

North Shore News 03 Oct 2022
In 2004, the provincial government granted Shell Canada the rights to 4,000 square kilometres of Tahltan land, where the fossil fuel company planned to frack for coalbed methane, a type of natural gas ... It took another seven years to protect the headwaters from the mining company ... The tension between mining interests and Tahltan rights continues.
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Bitcoin’s steep environmental costs go beyond its hunger for energy

Popular Science 29 Sep 2022
Even creative solutions to power Bitcoin mining, such as this site in Texas using methane waste, can't eliminate the currency's severe climate impacts ... Around 60 percent of Bitcoin mining worldwide is powered by fossil fuel-generated energy, giving the cryptocurrency a carbon footprint the size of Greece’s.
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Ted Cruz Is Becoming a Major Bitcoin Fan

LB News 29 Sep 2022
... doesn’t need any more crypto mining to add to the fray ... I’m continuing to learn more about this industry, and I’m excited about the ways that crypto miners are identifying new environmentally friendly ways to mine such as capturing and using otherwise vented or flared methane.
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Shock move at Pike River Mine: Police announce further borehole drilling

NewstalkZB 29 Sep 2022
It had been due to permanently seal the mine while police were partway through their borehole investigations ... The Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine tragedy found that the "immediate cause of the first explosion was the ignition of a substantial volume of methane gas", but could only speculate on what might have triggered ignition.
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Nord stream gas leak impact transcends nations, may cause severe global warming | Mint

Live Mint 28 Sep 2022
How veer, scientists are clamoring to figure out how much of the residual methane gas did get released in to the environment.  ... “That said, this is a wee bubble in the ocean compared to the huge amounts of so-called ‘fugitive methane’ that are emitted every day around the world due to things like fracking, coal mining and oil extraction.".
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Nord Stream gas leaks may be a new disaster for the climate

Stars and Stripes 28 Sep 2022
Estimating the precise amount of methane that has escaped into the atmosphere is an extremely challenging task ... "That said, this is a wee bubble in the ocean compared to the huge amounts of so-called 'fugitive methane' that are emitted every day around the world due to things like fracking, coal mining and oil extraction.".
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Nord Stream gas leaks dubbed an 'environmental crime': Pipes could release up to 200,000 TONNES ...

The Daily Mail 28 Sep 2022
Methane is a greenhouse gas, meaning it exacerbates global warming and climate change effects if it is released into the atmosphere ... 'That said, this is a wee bubble in the ocean compared to the huge amounts of so-called 'fugitive methane' that are emitted every day around the world due to things like fracking, coal mining and oil extraction.'.
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Federal incentives accelerate New Mexico’s hydrogen economy

Albuquerque Journal 26 Sep 2022
But environmentalists say that’s still a risky and commercially unproven technology, and even if most carbon is captured when extracting hydrogen, substantial amounts of methane — a potent greenhouse gas — will still escape when mining for natural gas and transporting it to hydrogen production plants.
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Six injured, building destroyed in blast at JSW coking plant in Poland

Mining Dot Com 22 Sep 2022
In April a tremor shook JSW’s Borynia-Zofiowka mine in southern Poland, just days after methane explosions killed five people in the ...
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Research links shale gas, legacy energy development to groundwater contamination

Phys Dot Org 21 Sep 2022
But due to the region's long history of conventional energy extraction, methane may have previously been extracted via conventional drilling or leaked out through coal mines or oil and gas infrastructure into the atmosphere, the scientists said.
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Canadian Company Groupe RSL Produces Canada’s First Lab-Grown Diamond Gem

Egypt Commercial News 21 Sep 2022
... methane gas are combined in a plasma under precise conditions to grow diamonds one atom at a time over a period of several weeks to a month ... “Recent research has brought to light a new idea, using hydrogen and methane gas in a controlled reaction.”Mined diamonds vs.
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3 die inside illegal rat hole mine in Assam

The Times of India 20 Sep 2022
“The rat hole mine was being run illegally on a remote hill top ... We suspect there was leakage of poisonous gas like methane inside the mine causing their deaths ... action against any such illegal coal mining activities.
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3 die in illegal Assam mine

The Times of India 20 Sep 2022
“The rat-hole mine was being run illegally on a ... We suspect that a leak of poisonous gases like methane inside the mine caused the deaths,” the SP said.
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Local Briefs: Thrift shop distributes funds, Coal Basin hike, concert

Aspen Times 20 Sep 2022
Coal Basin hike gives overview of methane problem ... Now abandoned, these mines are still venting an estimated 9,000 metric tonnes of methane, one of the most potent greenhouse gases (25 times more potent than CO2) annually, according to CORE.

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