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Now, they’re moving to using existing sources of noise, like ambient noise from ocean waves and wind, or human noise from traffic and drilling and, indeed, trains.Vibrations from trains could help seismologists peer underground|Rahul Rao|February 1, 2021|Popular Science
As for the impact of oil drilling, Vladimir Chuprov, Greenpeace Russia’s campaign director, wrote in a working paper that oil companies operating in Russia reported about 10,000 oil pipeline bursts in 2014.
Without investors, they don’t have the cash to build a new pipeline or develop a drilling site.Your retirement account can also help protect the planet|Ula Chrobak|December 31, 2020|Popular Science
A new drilling site or major pipeline needs massive upfront funds to build infrastructure and cover labor costs.Switching your bank might help slow the climate crisis|Ula Chrobak|December 29, 2020|Popular Science
The project is one of several large transmission pipelines in the works across Appalachia, part of the rush to market natural gas from drilling and production in the Marcellus Shale formation.Federal Regulators Are Rewriting Environmental Rules So a Massive Pipeline Can Be Built|by Ken Ward Jr.|December 8, 2020|ProPublica
Kocurek now works 12-hour shifts as a night watchman guarding the entrance to a drilling patch.
Shoddy well construction is considered a primary cause of groundwater contamination at drilling sites.
She skewers the Nature Conservancy for sponsoring oil drilling on their property for profit.Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’ Will Change Nothing|Michael Signer|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Proceeds from its North Sea drilling rigs will insure corruption and kleptocracy on a Nigerian scale.Up to a Point: A Free Scotland Would Be a Hilarious Disaster|P. J. O’Rourke|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Makovich himself is a keen ecologist—and other members like him are opposed to shale gas drilling.
The machines for drilling and boring are the best that money can buy, and the operatives the most skilful to be found anywhere.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
The beach and the sand dunes round La Panne were filled with drilling men, Belgium's new army.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
"I have some great news," he presently said, in the full masculine tone of one who has done much drilling.Overland|John William De Forest
The sun is finally dispersing the fog, so we shall get an opportunity of drilling together.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
Washington, as we have seen, was seemingly idle, only because his troops needed drilling and he had no powder.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber