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Pennsylvania Finally Reveals 243 Cases Of Drinking Water Contamination By Fracking Chemicals
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Facking Wastes, drinking water contamination, destruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, science, Sustainabililty, water )

Betsy
- 1 hour ago - earthfirstjournal.org
For the first time, Pennsylvania has made public 243 cases of contamination of private drinking wells from oil and gas drilling operations. Wells in 22 counties effected. Some "accidents" poisoned more than one well, some water "undrinkable".
Fracked Off - Natural Gas Victims Flee Colorado's Toxic Air
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, fracking, frack is whack, healthconditions, protection, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, politics, nature, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
Lives and health are being ruined by pollution from taxpayer-subsidized gas wells, flaring and refining plants, while property values collapse.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Removal of Historic Mountain - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: energy, greed, greedy energy companies, environment, ecosystems, conservation, pollution, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Save historical Blair Mountain from being destroyed by greedy energy companies
7 GIFs That Will Convince You Just How Scary the Drought in the West Is
Environment  (tags: climate-change, water, global warming, destruction )

Teresa
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
From a popular skiing spot to the largest man-made reservoir in North America, these before-and-after photos show why we need to save water.
OP-ED: Why Coal Is (Still) Worse Than Fracking and Cow Burps
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, energy, research )

Cal
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
Geoscientist Raymond Pierrehumbert argues that carbon dioxide is always worse than shorter-lived pollutants like methane.
Thousands Protest Against Coal Mining, Forming 8km Human Chain in River Neisse Along German-Polish Border
Environment  (tags: acctivism, activists, pollution, protection, ecosystems, conservation, environment, world, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - abc.net.au
The protesters were opposing plans for massive new open-cut brown coal mines on both sides of the River Neisse, which marks the border between Germany and Poland.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Ogallala Aquifer - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: water, protection, ecosystems, environment, conservation, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The Ogallala Aquifer, one of the largest aquifers in the world and the primary water supply for America's Great Plains region, is shrinking rapidly.
Backroom Deals or Sunshine on the Gulf's Restoration?
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, humans, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, BP disaster )

Sara
- 1 day ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Tell the Chair of the RESTORE Council, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, to say no to backroom deals, and yes to public engagement, transparency and sunshine on the Gulf's restoration.
More Trouble With Tar Sands: Oil Extraction Leading to Big Forest Loss in Alberta
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, tar sands, deforestation, boreal forests, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, nature, humans, government, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Bitumen extraction itself is land, energy and water intensive. Extracting useful petroleum products from these deposits requires a huge amount of energy input and processing relative to other energy sources, including other oil sources
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand No Dumping of Nuclear Waste on Lands Belonging to Indigenous Australians
Environment  (tags: world, pollution, government, indigenous rights, dumping nuclear waste, Australia, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Australian Government has been attempting to dump radioactive waste on lands belonging to Indigenous Australians.
'A Global Tragedy' in the Making? Thailand Plans Highway Expansion Through World Heritage Site
Environment  (tags: world, protection, nature, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
The plans to expand Highway 304 fly in the face of UNESCO requirements mandating the Thai government make existing roads more ecologically sound.
China Pollution - Photographs That Will SHOCK You
Environment  (tags: )

Frans
- 2 days ago - all-that-is-interesting.com
With a newly-minted elite and an economic growth rate of over 10%, the environment has taken a backseat in China, the world's most populous country. Growing pollution has led to unusable waterways, increased incidence of birth defects and ...
Stop the Strip Mining of the World's Biggest Wild Salmon Habitat
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, animals, Salom, bear, forests, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Bristol Bay is more than just a pristine slice of Alaskan wilderness. It's the last remaining wild salmon habitat in North America, supporting more than 42% of the world's salmon population.
A Global Plan for Road Expansion That Doesn't Cost the Earth
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, impact of rads on ecosystems, weather, wildlife, world, animals, green )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
A new atlas was created that shows where the 'goods' of roads outweigh the 'bads', so that developing countries can harness the prosperity new roads can bring, without the destruction
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Oppose the Toxic Pebble Mine!
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, environment, ecosystems, corporate greed, world, pollution, protection, conservation, forests, water, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 3 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
For more than a decade, mining companies have been fighting to establish a massive, open-pit mine at the headwaters of the greatest sockeye salmon fishery in the world: Alaska's spectacular Bristol Bay.
 

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