13 Feb '12, 12pm

On Our Radar: Oil Salvage Effort Begins

Reuters The oil tanker Elba, left, pumping oil from the Costa Concordia cruise ship. Officials say it will probably take a month to remove 500,000 gallons of fuel from the Costa Concordia , which ran aground a month ago off the Tuscan coast. Dutch and Italian salvage crews began the pumping effort, which involves 15 tanks, on Sunday after weeks of delays. [Associated Press] A bill is introduced in the Illinois Legislature to allow individuals with gun licenses to fire at Asian carp from motorboats. The invasive fish now dominate stretches of the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers. [The Columbus Dispatch] Ground has been broken on the Plantagon , an urban vertical farm with a geodesic dome in Linkoping, Sweden, that harnesses clean energy from geothermal sources. [Plantagon AB] Police officers discover a tiger butchering operation in Bangkok after following a shopper with bloo...

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