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Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Fines Analysis

Apr 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles data and analysis fines gas oil

In March 2017, FracTracker Alliance conducted a review of the available Pennsylvania oil and gas fine data released publicly by the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to identify trends in industry-related fines over time and by particular operators. In total, the DEP has assessed nearly $36 million in fines to oil and gas extraction […]

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The Osher Gets a New Website

Apr 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  antique maps libraries osher

The Osher Map Library has a new website, its first major redesign in a decade. (Details in the media release from HistoryIT, their tech supplier.)


C-Through – A Prototype for Interactive 3D Urban Planning Analysis on the Web

Apr 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing app developers apps

Urban planning is a challenging task, especially for extensive infrastructure and building projects in mixed-use areas where different stakeholders, needs and interests collide. In order to resolve such tasks, urban planners all around the world are establishing the third dimension … Continue reading


Oil Spills in North Dakota: What does DAPL mean for North Dakota’s future?

Apr 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  aquifer articles bakken brine contamination

By Kate van Munster, Data & GIS Intern, and Kyle Ferrar, Western Program Coordinator, FracTracker Alliance Pipelines are hailed as the “safest” way to transport crude oil and other refinery products, but federal and state data show that pipeline incidents are common and present major environmental and human health hazards. In light of current events […]

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Whoa, that’s one big tree … check it out in a new Street View collection

Apr 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  google earth maps

Today, Google Maps is bringing you more Golden State beauty—we’ve added six destinations to our California State Parks Street View collection. In the Big Basin Redwoods State Park, you can gaze up at California’s famous redwoods, take in the spectacular scenery, and learn about the history of the park. Check out these Street View snapshots, as well as behind-the-scenes photos of the Sempervirens Fund using the Trekker and 360-degree cameras to collect this imagery.


Whoa, that’s one big tree … check it out in a new Street View collection

Apr 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  google earth maps

Today, Google Maps is bringing you more Golden State beauty—we’ve added six destinations to our California State Parks Street View collection. In the Big Basin Redwoods State Park, you can gaze up at California’s famous redwoods, take in the spectacular scenery, and learn about the history of the park. Check out these Street View snapshots, as well as behind-the-scenes photos of the Sempervirens Fund using the Trekker and 360-degree cameras to collect this imagery.


Whoa, that’s one big tree … check it out in a new Street View collection

Apr 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  google earth maps

Today, Google Maps is bringing you more Golden State beauty—we’ve added six destinations to our California State Parks Street View collection. In the Big Basin Redwoods State Park, you can gaze up at California’s famous redwoods, take in the spectacular scenery, and learn about the history of the park. Check out these Street View snapshots, as well as behind-the-scenes photos of the Sempervirens Fund using the Trekker and 360-degree cameras to collect this imagery.


Whoa, that’s one big tree … check it out in a new Street View collection

Apr 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  google earth maps

Today, Google Maps is bringing you more Golden State beauty—we’ve added six destinations to our California State Parks Street View collection. In the Big Basin Redwoods State Park, you can gaze up at California’s famous redwoods, take in the spectacular scenery, and learn about the history of the park. Check out these Street View snapshots, as well as behind-the-scenes photos of the Sempervirens Fund using the Trekker and 360-degree cameras to collect this imagery.


My Journey from Peace Corps to Minamata

Apr 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The EPA Blog under tags  environmental health our planet, our home public health public service

By Marianne Bailey Every day at EPA, I have the privilege of working with our staff to advance public health and environmental protection through international cooperation. As a high school student in the 1970s, I knew that diplomacy in some form was my path. As it turns out, diplomacy comes in many guises, and the(...)


Treesearch

Apr 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  forestry remote sensing research

Treesearch is an online system for sharing free, full text publications by Research and Development scientists in the US Forest Service. Included in Treesearch are scholarly works published by the agency as well as those published by others, including papers … Continue reading

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