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Love the Vikings? Win VIP Turf Suite tickets!

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Do you love the Vikings? Do you want to support a GREAT cause? Friends of Mountain Fire Department are raffling off 2 tickets to the Minnesota Vikings vs. Dolphins August 31 at US Bank Stadium. The tickets are not just any average seats. You get seats in the Turf Suite, which is absolutely the BEST way to experience this amazing ...

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US rig count up 11 this week to 508; Texas up 4

Permian basin drilling rig

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 508. A year ago, 848 rigs were active. Depressed energy prices have sharply curtailed oil and gas exploration. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 414 rigs sought oil and 92 explored for natural gas ...

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Group sues to force pollution disclosure at Washington dam

Columbia Gorge, columbia river

SEATTLE (AP) — An environmental group sued the federal agency that operates the nation’s largest hydropower producer Wednesday, saying operations at the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington state are polluting the Columbia River in violation of federal clean-water laws. The nonprofit Columbia Riverkeeper says the Bureau of Reclamation should get a pollution permit and be required to disclose as well ...

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Top 5 Eagle Ford Stories of the Week, June 11-17

Transcanada and Spectra Energy are working on pipelines to bring natural gas to Mexico. The pipelines will greatly benefit Texas. Eagle Ford shale to benefit from $3.6B pipeline projects 2. The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by six last week to 414, the second consecutive week the count has increased after a slide that ...

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French partner joins UMaine offshore wind project

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A French company is joining a University of Maine-led consortium that’s developing an offshore wind farm. DCNS announced that it’s joining Maine Aqua Ventus, which intends to install a two-turbine, 12-megawatt project off the coast of Monhegan Island. The project shows enough promise that it’s in the running for a $40 million federal grant. The Portland ...

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