Feds say backhoe nicked oil pipeline before Wyoming oil spill

A 25,000-gallon oil spill in the Powder River Basin occurred after a backhoe nicked a 6-inch underground pipeline and, over time, corrosion turned the minor damage into an oil-spewing hole, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Tuesday.

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ABB launches world's most powerful subsea power cable system (Video)

This latest innovation will more than double the power capacity to about 2,600 megawatts (MW) from 1,000 MW.

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Westinghouse pursues AP1000 nuclear power plant in Utah

Westinghouse Electric Company and Blue Castle Holdings announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to pursue the development of a two-unit AP1000® nuclear power plant at the Green River site in Utah.

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Politicians cheer Pittsburgh airport gas drilling

The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport was cheered Monday by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.

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Emerging solar power plants scorch birds in mid-air

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.

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Investigators release Quebec train disaster report

The weak safety culture of a now-defunct railway company and poor government oversight were among the many factors that led to an oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec last year, Canada's Transportation Safety Board said in a new report released Tuesday.

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