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New Bill Would Allow More OffShore Drilling

A new bill, HR 1230 Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act, sponsored by Doc Hastings from Washington state, would expedite increased offshore drilling in U.S. waters. Several sites in the Gulf …

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Are Electric Cars Really Better For The Environment?

Note: This is the second in a weekly series of Care2 posts about alternative fuels and vehicles in honor of Earth Day. Be sure to check out first post, Top 5 All-Electric Vehicles of 2011. La…

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Wash Your Face With Oil

If you told my high school self that I could wash my face with oil and have my best skin ever, I would have said you were crazy. Everyone knows oil on your face makes you break out! And young Kayl…

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Oil Platform to Be Built Near Whale Habitat

Sakhalin Energy, which is partly owned by Shell Oil, is planning to construct an oil platform near Sakhalin Island, Russia a place that is also habitat for critically endangered Western gray whales. I…

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Oil Drilling to Resume in Gulf of Mexico

Thirteen companies will be allowed to restart their deepwater drilling activities in the Gulf of Mexico, after being authorized to do so by the Dept. of the Interior. The federal government said these…

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Is Changing Oil Every 3,000 Miles Necessary?

The state of California CalRecycle website says many of today's new cars can go much longer than 3,000 miles per oil change. New synthetic oils last longer and new engines require less oil changes. Th…

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Oil Found Deep in Gulf’s Water and Food Chain

Researchers from the University of South Florida found oil in plankton in the northern Gulf. Plankton are tiny organisms which many larger species such as fish consume in order to stay alive. If plank…

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15 Easy Ways to Save Gas

By DivineCaroline via EcoSalon Did you know that regardless of the vehicle you drive, there are ways to drive more efficiently that can yield big savings over the course of a year? This means sav…

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What President Obama Should Do About BP

President Obama, I have to start with an apology because contrary to what the title of this piece would suggest, I don't know what the answer is to fixing the BP spill, nor do I suspect, do you. Ne…

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Zap Fat with Fat?

Can coconut oil help you lose weight? There is science to suggest that the tropical oil may cause a slight (temporary) boost in your metabolism. Anytime you eat, the process of digesting food burns…

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