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ExxonMobil Settles Oil Spill Case

ExxonMobil Corp. will pay $12 million for environmental damages caused by a pipeline break that spilled 63,000 gallons of oil
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NC, Duke Energy Settle Coal Ash Spill

Duke Energy reached a settlement late last week that holds the company accountable for violations related to the 2014 coal
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DHS Releases Latest CSET Tool

The latest version of the Cyber Security Evaluation Tool (CSET), CSET 8.0, released earlier this month. CSET is a Department
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Petroleum Firm Settles Storage Case

A petroleum company settled a case resolving it violated federal regulations at its storage facility on Terminal Island, CA. The
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SoCal Gas Reaches Leak Settlement

A California company that operated a natural gas storage system that leaked last year, seeping thousands of tons of methane
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HazMat Danger: Feds Settle with SCE

Southern California Edison (SCE) reached a settlement for improper management of hazardous waste on Catalina Island, federal officials said. The
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Amputation Rate Remains Same

There are seven reported amputations a day at U.S. workplaces, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) severe
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U.S., Canada Update Hazardous Chemicals Plan

While already important, awareness of chemical safety is becoming more top of mind and the U.S. and Canada is doing
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TX Quakes Linked to Fracking: EPA

“There is a significant possibility” recent earthquakes in North Texas link to oil and gas activity, federal officials said. That
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NRC Lacks Secure Procedures: OIG

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) currently lacks “clear and effective” agency-wide policy and procedures for national security systems, the Office
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