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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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Coastline From Offshore Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, conservation, drilling proposal, humans, nature, pollution, protection, water, oceans, politics, wildlife, ecosystems )

Cal
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
After a massive oil spill along the California coastline in 1969, California began implementing protections from offshore drilling--Unfortunately, a loophole in the Coastal Sanctuary Act allows new offshore drilling in Tranquillion Ridge, a section of the
Climate Shocker: Warming Oceans Create Great Plumes of Methane Bubbles Near Atlantic Coast
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, globalwarming, habitat, environment, endangered, nature, oceans, water, pollution, climate-change )

Wild
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
Streams of methane bubbles are percolating along the Atlantic coast between North Carolina's Outer Banks and Massachusetts' Cape Cod. According to the journal Nature, surges of bubbles are flowing from hundreds of ocean-floor leaks.
Threat of Hydropower Dams Still Looms in Chile's Patagonia
Environment  (tags: protection, water, ecosystems, environment, dam building, conservation, world )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
The Aysén region in Chile's southern Patagonia wilderness has some of the largest freshwater reserves on the planet thanks to its swift-running rivers, innumerable lakes, and lagoons
Many, Many Methane Bubbles Rising in the North Atlantic
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, Methane, North Atlantic, Shocker, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, oceans, science, water, weather, world )

Betsy
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
Climate Change Shocker: Streams of methane bubbles are percolating along the Atlantic coast between North Carolina's Outer Banks and Massachusetts' Cape Cod.
Dams Versus Rivers - the Global Battle
Environment  (tags: water, rivers, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, protection )

Cal
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
A new 'State of the World's Rivers' database shows how the world's rivers have been impoverished by dams and their ecosystems devastated -- and provides a valuable resource to help save river basins that remain in good health.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Grand Canyon From Destructive Developments
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, ecosystems, GrandCanyon, wildlife, water, nature, politics, pollution, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Most of us think that the Grand Canyon is sacred and outside the realm of destructive development. But that is not true.
We Demand Strong Regulations for Dangerous Oil By Rail! ACTION
Environment  (tags: oil by rail, usa, ethics, business, corporate, air, water, money, politics, health, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - action.forestethics.org
After a record year of unsafe oil trains derailing, spilling, and exploding across the country -- President Obama proposed new regulations for unsafe tank cars. But shockingly, these new rules actually protect industry profits while sacrificing public...
A Massive Acid Spill in Mexico Has Turned This River Red and Toxic
Environment  (tags: water, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, nature, protection )

Cal
- 7 days ago - takepart.com
A leak near the U.S. border leaves 20,000 people without water.
Hard Facts About Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, energy )

Cal
- 7 days ago - onearth.org
A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future--or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing apart rural communities.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand the End to Pollution and Revival of the Isipingo River, KZN, South Africa
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, water, world, humans, government )

Cal
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The municipality blames that ageing infrastructure for the burst pipe, but it is the very same municipality that does not maintain the infrastructure in Isipingo. Fish have died in the thousands and recently the surrounding beaches have been deemed unsafe
 

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