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New Jersey governor signs drill ban to thwart Trump plan

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. — On the anniversary of the largest marine oil spill in the petroleum industry, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed...
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TEXAS CITY, Texas — An explosion and fire struck a refinery in Southeast Texas, home to the biggest concentration of petrochemical plants in the...
Evidence of an oil spill was obvious, but was it a crime?

LOS ANGELES — An acrid stink of petroleum sent Santa Barbara County firefighters scrambling three years ago in a search of a possible spill....
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TEHRAN, Iran — An earthquake of at least magnitude 5.5 struck in southern Iran near the country's sole nuclear power plant on Thursday morning,...
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NEWPORT, Mich. — A nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan remains shut down after a transformer malfunctioned last weekend. ...
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BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota officials will dedicate about $1.6 million this year to stabilize collapsing underground coal mines in the central and western...
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GRETNA, Neb. — Authorities say a construction worker was injured by a saw while cutting concrete in eastern Nebraska's Sarpy County. ...
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NORFOLK, Neb. — Authorities say a worker has died at a joist and decking plant in Norfolk. ...
Recovery continues in West 5 years after plant explosion

WEST, Texas — Head football coach David Woodard, like others in West, lost his home and his place of employment on a Wednesday evening...
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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — A South Carolina neighborhood is still in turmoil three months after something went wrong with one part of the local...

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