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PETITION SIGN Stop New Oil Shipments After Dangerous Derailment
Environment  (tags: oil trains, accidents, fracking, safety, laws, environment )

Cal
- 44 days ago - forcechange.com
Prevent increase in oil trains along the Columbia River Gorge.
Duke Study Finds A "Legacy of Radioactivity" Contamination From Thousands of Fracking Wastewater Spills
Environment  (tags: fracking, North Dakota, radioactivity, spills, wastewater, brine, oilfield waste, Bakken, health risk, wildlife risk, heavy metals, corrosive salts, clean up, regulation, federal exemption, peer-reviewed study, testing, accidents )

Judy
- 74 days ago - desmogblog.com
Thousands of oil and gas industry wastewater spills in North Dakota have caused "widespread" contamination from radioactive materials, heavy metals and corrosive salts, putting the health of people and wildlife at risk.
10 Devastating Radiation Accidents They Never Tell You About
Environment  (tags: Radiation, accidents, SL-1, K-431, Tomsk-7, Santa Susana, Church Hill, NRX, Chuetsu, Acerinox, Baneberry, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, Fukushima, Rocky Flats )

Dandelion
- 109 days ago - listverse.com
Humanity has been experimenting with nuclear power for decades and along the way many accidents. Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and Fukushima are hardly the only times that people, power plants, or neighborhoods have been irradiated. Do you live near one?
Fuel Trains Could Derail Up To 10 Times A Year Over Next Two Decades, Feds Predict
Environment  (tags: oil trains, accidents, safety concerns, regulation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, nature, pollution, protection, politics )

Cal
- 515 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades, causing more than $4 billion in damage and possibly killing hundreds of people if an accident happens in a densel
Recent Tragedies Highlight Need to Reform Regulations for 500,000 Miles of Oil and Gas Pipelines in U.S.
Environment  (tags: energy pipelines, accidents, pollution, humans, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, science, nature, healthconditions, protection )

Cal
- 1003 days ago - ecowatch.com
In 2012 there were more than 185,000 miles of hazardous liquid transmission pipelines (generally crude oil and its products like gasoline and diesel) and nearly 303,000 miles of natural gas transmission pipelines in the U.S.
Fracking Ourselves to Death in Pennsylvania
Environment  (tags: fracking, emerging industry, natural gas, Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, secrecy, Dept. of Environmental Protection, (DEP), revolving door, exemptions from environmental regulation, carcinogens, toxins, fracking fluid, illness, death, accidents )

Judy
- 1173 days ago - thenation.com
Farming communities are being turned into huge, open-air laboratories by energy companies--with ordinary people serving as guinea pigs.
   

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