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The Metals Company contracts CSIRO-led consortium to develop environmental monitoring and management plan for deep-sea nodule collection

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The California Seabed Mining Prevention Act is wending its way through the legislature ( earlier post ), and the Federated States of Micronesia is joining Samoa, Fiji and Palau in calling for a moratorium on deep-sea mining.

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Global geothermal industry passes 12,000 MW operational

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In 2013, new geothermal geologic studies or exploration moved forward in places as diverse as American Samoa, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, St. GEA member commitments to financing and development stages included MidAmerican’s $1 billion pledge to extend the life of its Salton Sea, California geothermal fields.

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US EPA awards $50M for clean diesel projects

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SmartWay Finance Program grants. This year for the first time, the following territories can now receive direct state allocation funds: Puerto Rico, Guam, the US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $50 million for clean diesel projects.

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