25 May '12, 3pm

On Our Radar: North Dakota's Oil Boom

Jenn Ackerman for The New York Times An oil rig outside Williston, N.D. Western North Dakota’s oil boom has brought a surge in population, crime, air pollution, littering and health problems. Still, the toll is hard to measure. [OnEarth] Two Filipinos from a container ship that smashed into a reef off the New Zealand coast last fall, spewing toxic fuel that killed thousands of sea birds and fouled beaches, get seven-month prison sentences . They had faced a maximum of seven years. [The Guardian] Growing suspicions about the health effects of biotechnology foster a movement to require that food from genetically modified crops on American store shelves be labeled as such. [The New York Times] In dry, windy conditions, a wildfire in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico triples in size in one day. So far it has burned 110 square miles of the forest. [Associated Press] The Gr...

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