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Sneaker Waves: New research shows what's causing the waves along Pacific Northwest

The World 05 Feb 2023
16, 2016, events occurred over a five-hour period on beaches from Humboldt Bay, California, to Pacific Beach, Washington ... Not all coastlines are vulnerable to sneaker waves; the narrow continental shelf and the potential for far offshore winter storms contribute to their occurrence in the Pacific Northwest.
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National View: Plastics pollution isn't how you imagine it

Duluth News Tribune 04 Feb 2023
... waste, primarily because naming landfill incineration and pollution combined ignores that about 11% of ocean plastic pollution results from microplastics and 75% to 86% of the plastic in the Pacific Ocean garbage patch comes directly from offshore fishing , not consumer products.
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Far-off storms fuel dangerous 'sneaker' waves along Pacific Northwest coast, new research suggests

Phys Dot Org 31 Jan 2023
16, 2016, events occurred over a five-hour period on beaches from Humboldt Bay, California, to Pacific Beach, Washington ... Not all coastlines are vulnerable to sneaker waves; the narrow continental shelf and the potential for far offshore winter storms contribute to their occurrence in the Pacific Northwest.
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Russia seeks $220m in unpaid taxes from oil giant Exxon

Business Day 31 Jan 2023
Exxon did not immediately reply to a request for comment outside of US working hours ... Exxon last year issued force majeure and abandoned an offshore oil project on the Russian Pacific island of Sakhalin due to Western sanctions imposed on Moscow after it sent troops into Ukraine on what it still calls a “special military operation” ... Reuters .
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Russia seeks $220 mln in unpaid taxes from Exxon -reports

Natural Gas World 31 Jan 2023
oil major ExxonMobil, local news agencies TASS and Interfax reported on Tuesday citing court documents ... Exxon last year issued force majeure and abandoned an offshore oil project on the Russian Pacific island of Sakhalin due to Western sanctions imposed on Moscow after it sent troops into Ukraine on what it called a "special military operation" ... ....
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Insights on the Clear Brine Fluids Global Market to 2030 - Demand for Crude Oil ...

Enid News & Eagle 31 Jan 2023
As a result, during the period covered by this projection, demand for clear brine fluids is anticipated to be driven primarily by the building of new onshore and offshore wells in the regions of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
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How California’s Ambitious New Climate Plan Could Help Speed Energy Transformation Around The World

TPM 31 Jan 2023
This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis ... There is no third option ... The plan to get there includes offshore wind power, which will require new technology – floating wind turbines. The federal government in December 2022 leased the first Pacific sites for offshore wind farms, with plans to power over 1.5 million homes.
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Long Beach Seeks Offshore Wind Opportunities with Pier Wind Project

The Maritime Executive 27 Jan 2023
The proposed floating offshore wind ... The port aims to capitalize on the new offshore wind projects designed for the Pacific coast after the first California wind lease auction conducted by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in December last year that generated $750 million.
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Massive Cascadia earthquake hit NW Coast in January 1700

The World 26 Jan 2023
There has just been a full rupture of the offshore Cascadia Subduction Zone, and the entire coastline of the Pacific Northwest has been hit with a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and massive tsunami, with the devastation extending for hundreds of miles up and down the coast from Vancouver Island to Northern California.
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Earthquake: Lessons from the massive coast quake Jan. 26, 1700

The News Guard 26 Jan 2023
There has just been a full rupture of the offshore Cascadia Subduction Zone, and the entire coastline of the Pacific Northwest has been hit with a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and massive tsunami, with the devastation extending for hundreds of miles up and down the coast from Vancouver Island to Northern California.
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How California's ambitious new climate plan could help speed energy transformation around the world

The Facts 26 Jan 2023
Daniel Sperling, University of California, Davis ... These transformations won’t be easy ... Transportation ... The plan to get there includes offshore wind power, which will require new technology – floating wind turbines. The federal government in December 2022 leased the first Pacific sites for offshore wind farms, with plans to power over 1.5 million homes.
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Letters: Flood solutions | Protect the ocean | Pleasant Hill council | Community college | ...

East Bay Times 21 Jan 2023
Submit your letter to the editor via this form ... California’s oceans are severely under threat from practices we have known for a while are dangerous, like offshore oil drilling and overfishing. From the sea otters in kelp forests to the whales far into the Pacific Ocean, the species that make our coastline special are suffering ... Re ... 11. ... Letters ... Re ... 19..
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EDITORIAL: Don’t let TEPCO off the hook with acquittals of former execs

Asahi News 20 Jan 2023
Although the ruling cited a long-term earthquake forecast published by the central government in 2002 that said a massive earthquake could occur anywhere in wide offshore areas of the Pacific coastline in northern parts of Japan, it said the report was not so definitive as to ...
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Dead whale in Osaka Bay sunk offshore

Kyodo 19 Jan 2023
The vessel was taken south between Wakayama and Tokushima prefectures and the cetacean was deposited into the water just past 3 p.m ... (Kyodo) ==Kyodo ... The bay is largely enclosed by Awaji Island, leaving two narrow passages to the north and south -- the latter of which leads to the Pacific Ocean ... Dead whale in Osaka to be sunk offshore this week ... ....
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Biden Tours Storm-Ravaged California Coast on Thursday

Hamodia 19 Jan 2023
At least 20 deaths have been attributed to a three-week barrage of nine storms classified as atmospheric rivers – massive airborne currents of dense moisture funneled in from the Pacific and powered by sprawling low-pressure systems churning offshore ... .

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