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The developer of an Oregon liquefied natural gas export terminal told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the first time yesterday it would not move forward with the embattled project, putting to rest years of uncertainty for landowners.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced the award of more than $103 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund ( GEBF ) to 11 new projects and two amendments in the states of Alabama, Florida and Mississippi.
This year may go on record as one of the most active and costly years for natural disasters. As of Oct. 8, there have been 18 weather-related disaster events, each with losses exceeding $1 billion, according to the National Centers for Environmental Information. In fact, flooding is the costliest natural disaster annually in the United States.
The North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, otherwise known as the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch," is considered the world's largest accumulation of ocean plastic. It's so massive, in fact, that researchers found it has been colonized by species — hundreds of miles away from their natural home.