Meter Reading: BP Spill Criminal Probe Heating Up, Air Monitor Starts in Barnett Shale, and More
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Workers clean tarballs from the BP oil spill on Waveland beach December 6, 2010 in Waveland, Mississippi.
Criminal probe eyes remarks after Gulf spill, lawyers say – ”The federal criminal probe of the 2010 Gulf oil spill is intensifying, with particular focus on the companies involved, some of their workers and statements executives made to investigators in the disaster’s aftermath, lawyers and officials familiar with the case say.” — Fuel Fix
The Issue That Dare Not Speak Its Name – “The presidential debates are now over, and not once did climate change surface explicitly as an issue. This campaign is the first time that has happened since 1988, and environmental groups – and environmentally minded voters – are aghast.” — New York Times
Mansfield gets latest TCEQ air monitor in Barnett Shale – “A monitor that automatically tests air quality around the clock and then posts the results online has started operations at a site southeast of downtown Mansfield, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality announced Tuesday.” — Fort Worth Star-Telegram