Exxon’s Pegasus oil pipe spills crude into Missouri yard

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(Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp’s near 70-year-old Pegasus oil pipeline leaked a small amount of crude into a residential yard in Ripley County, Missouri on Tuesday, a month after the same pipe spewed thousands of barrels of crude in Arkansas.

Magellan says reported Illinois release not on its property

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(Reuters) - Magellan Midstream Partners LP said its reported release of an unspecified substance into a waterway at Franklin Park in Cook County, Illinois did not occur on company property and its terminals and pipelines were not affected.

UK government broke EU air quality law, supreme court says

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LONDON (Reuters) - British judges ruled on Wednesday that the UK government has breached European Union air quality law and asked the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for guidance on what action needs to be taken, delaying immediate improvements to air pollution.

Most firms get greenhouse gas reports wrong: report

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LONDON (Reuters) - Most of the world’s largest companies do not report their greenhouse gas emissions fully or correctly and do not have the data independently verified, a study by an environmental research body showed on Wednesday.

Regulators cite Montana company in fatal 2012 bear mauling

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(Reuters) - The fatal mauling of a Montana animal trainer last year could have been prevented if captive grizzly bears had been properly secured while he cleaned their cage, federal regulators said on Tuesday.

Most firms get greenhouse gas reports wrong: report

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LONDON (Reuters) - Most of the world’s largest companies do not report their greenhouse gas emissions fully or correctly and do not have the data independently verified, a study by an environmental research body showed on Wednesday.

Sandy dumped huge sewage outflow into waters, roads: report

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sewage enough to fill 17,000 Olympic-sized pools flowed into public waterways and roadways in the months after Superstorm Sandy laid waste to the East Coast, researchers said on Tuesday.

NRC raising oversight of Pennsylvania Three Mile Island reactor

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(Reuters) - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said on Tuesday it will increase oversight of Exelon Corp’s 805-megawatt Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania, to ensure that safety equipment is protected from flooding.

Verizon to invest $100 million in solar, fuel cell technology

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Verizon said on Tuesday it plans to invest $100 million in solar power and fuel cells at 19 facilities in seven U.S. states to cut its carbon footprint and make its operations more resilient to storms and other disasters.

No trace left of three types of butterflies native to south Florida

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ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - After six years of searching, an entomologist has concluded that three varieties of butterflies native to south Florida have become extinct, nearly doubling the number of North American butterflies known to be gone.