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Long-Awaited EPA Study Says Fracking Pollutes Drinking Water
Business  (tags: fracking, CSG, US Environmental Protection Agency, report, drinking water, research, consumers, Sustainable Development, pollution, contamination )

Evelyn
- 26 days ago - nationofchange.org
The U.S. EPA released its final draft of its report today, assessing how fracking for oil and gas can impact access to safe drinking water. This refuted the conclusion arrived at by the EPA's 2004 study that fracking poses no threat to drinking water
Smells Like Compromise
Business  (tags: farming, dairy farmers, New Mexico, business, 'Water Quality Control Commission', pollution, environment, news, ethics, politics, money, government )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - sfreporter.com
It took close to six years, but the dairy industry and a collection of environmental organizations have finally agreed on new regulations to detect and contain pollution from New Mexico's dairies.
Fossil Fuels Subsidised By $10m a Minute, Says IMF (With Video "Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground")
Business  (tags: costs, pollution, IMF, subsidies, health costs, humans )

Evelyn
- 42 days ago - theguardian.com
'Shocking' revelation finds $5.3tn subsidy estimate for 2015 is greater than the total health spending of all the world's governments. The vast sum is largely due to polluters not paying the costs imposed on governments by the burning of coal, oil & gas
Sign the Petition: Texas Renewable Energy Is Under Attack
Business  (tags: Wind, conservation, environment, globalwarming, climate-change, nature, protection, pollution, healthconditions, science, politics, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, propaganda, business, corruption, corporate, investments )

Robert
- 50 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Texas is the top wind producer in the United States. But now, the oil and gas industry and a Koch Brothers-funded think tank are leading an attack on TexasâEUR(TM) renewable energy standard.
Remember Mayflower? Exxon Slapped With Paltry Fine for Tar Sands Pipeline Spill
Business  (tags: Climate, U.S., Environment, Arkansas, Corporate Power, Pollution, Fossil Fuels, Tar Sands )

Judy
- 72 days ago - commondreams.org
Arkansas suit against oil giant ends with $5 million agreement
Sign the Petition to Newmont Mining, Demanding That the Corporation Leave MáXima and Her Neighbours in Peace!
Business  (tags: Mining Industry, Gold mining, bad business, Habitat Destruction, farming families, farming, environment, pollution, Human Rights )

Sabine
- 98 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Máxima Acuña de Chaupe has been fighting for years to save her land and her community. Newmont Mining is determined to destroy both for a massive, open-pit gold mine - which would drain four mountain lakes in an arid farming region.
Stop Christie's Scandalous Settlement With Oil Giant Exxon! PETITION!!
Business  (tags: pollution, destruction, ecosystems, environment, wildlife, water, nature, healthconditions, habitat, government, energy, republicans, news, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, society, safety, sadness, politics, rights, law, interesting, crime, culture, busin )

Robert
- 115 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Exxon donated nearly $2 million to a group that financed NJ Governor Chris Christie's election campaigns. Then, Christie decided to settle a $9 billion lawsuit against Exxon for $225 million -- just 3% of the damages it should pay.
5 Most Toxic Energy Companies That Are Controlling Our Politics
Business  (tags: Massey Energy, Koch Industries, Exxon Mobil, BP, Chevron, Big Energy, fossil fuels, pollution, plutocracy, 1%, fat cats, corruption, elections, big money, corporate control )

Freya
- 140 days ago - alternet.org
These corporations rake in massive profits and use this wealth to leverage elections.
Shell To Pay $84 Million for Nigerian Oil Spills: 'Inadequate for Damage Done'
Business  (tags: World, Nigeria, Fossil Fuels, Corporate Power, Africa, Environment, Water, Pollution )

Judy
- 177 days ago - commondreams.org
Lawyers say the settlement is unprecedented, but locals point out: 'The fishermen cannot hope to return to fishing in the Bodo rivers and creeks because of the depth of hydrocarbon pollution resulting from the oil spills.'
California's Medical Marijuana Farms Are Killing Salmon
Business  (tags: destruction, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, healthconditions, pollution, politics, nature, water, activists, sadness, law, protection, treatment, money, business, corruption, americans, dishonesty, lies )

Kelly
- 179 days ago - thedodo.com
Growing marijuana isn't as green as you might think. Marijuana growers, some of whom have taken to unregulated use of fertilizers and stream-sucking irrigation systems, have put Oregon and California fish in danger of extinction
Say Goodbye to 'Made in China' - Bloomberg View
Business  (tags: China, steel, South Africa, pollution, outsourcing )

Kathryn
- 185 days ago - bloombergview.com
Welcome to the era of Chinese outsourcing. To improve its own environment, some Chinese businesses are looking to move their operations to other countries.
Stop the State Department From Honoring Chevron
Business  (tags: Chevron, awards, petitions, Big Oil, pollution )

Freya
- 210 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Chevron - the massive oil and natural gas company with a deadly and toxic legacy around the globe - could be honored by the U.S. State Department next week for its "corporate excellence."
North Pole Sues Koch-Owned Oil Company Over Contaminated Water
Business  (tags: business, environment, oil, corporate greed, pollution )

Dave
- 211 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Koch Brothers need a new heart like the Grinch.
30 Years After Deadly Disaster, Bhopal's Toxic Legacy Lingers on in India
Business  (tags: destruction, healthconditions, pollution, India, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, toxic waste, illness, children, government, corporate, cover-up, money, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 215 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
"There is a very high prevalence of anemia, delayed menarches in girls and painful skin conditions. But what is most pronounced is the number of children with birth defects,"
 

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