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    Oil and natural gas companies into federal court for killing 28 migratory birds

    NewsStrange but TrueFriday 30 September 2011
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    The Obama Administration's hostility to oil and gas exploration is well known, but last week it took an especially fowl turn. The U.S. Attorney for North Dakota hauled seven oil and natural gas companies into federal court for killing 28 migratory birds that were found dead near oil waste lagoons. You may not be surprised to learn that the Administration isn't prosecuting wind companies for similar offenses.

    Continental Resources is accused of violating the 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

    Source: The Wall Street Journal

     

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