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SIGN PLEASE! Ban Fracking in Ireland!
Environment  (tags: fracking, Ireland, energy, environment, ecosystsems, destruction, world, wildlife, water, health conditions, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 115 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
These areas contain some of the most pristine and, beautiful natural environments in the world. The initial project area is also a UNESCO geo park and is unique in the world.
EPA: Mine Waste Spill Much Larger Than Initially Reported ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Environment  (tags: EPA, Colorado, New Mexico, Animas River, contaminated mine waste leakage, environment, health conditions, humans, animals, wildlife, ecosystems, pollution, politics, forests, nature, water )

Carrie
- 289 days ago - kob.com
The Environmental Protection Agency confirmed Sunday the contaminated mine waste that leaked from the Gold King Mine early Wednesday is much larger than initially reported.
Thousands of Mines With Toxic Water Lie Under the West
Environment  (tags: Western United States, abandoned mines, pollution, EPA, 'Clean Water Act', government, protection, humans, environment, water, animals, health conditions, habitat, ecosystems, wildlife )

Carrie
- 290 days ago - santafenewmexican.com
Beneath the western United States lie thousands of old mining tunnels filled with the same toxic stew that spilled into a Colorado river last week, turning it into a nauseating yellow concoction and stoking alarm about contamination of drinking water.
Animas River Waste Contains Lead, Arsenic
Environment  (tags: health conditions, water supply, EPA, Animas River, EPA, lead, cadmium, aluminum, copper, ecosystems, wildlife, humans, nature, water, pollution, environment, animals, protection )

Carrie
- 292 days ago - krqe.com
Friday, EPA officials confirmed that the waste has tested positive for lead, arsenic, cadmium, aluminum and copper.The EPA did not mention whether the elements posed a health hazard, but said local authorities made the right decision to close the ...
California Only Has One Year's Worth of Its Water Supply Left, NASA Scientist Warns
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, NASA, California, health conditions, environment, animals, humans, nature, politics, research, science, wildlife, weather, habitat, globalwarming )

Carrie
- 438 days ago - rawstory.com
In an op-ed published Thursday by the Los Angeles Times, Jay Famiglietti, a senior water scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, painted a dire picture of the state's water crisis.
With Dry Taps and Toilets, California Drought Turns Desperate (TEXT and VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: environment, humans, weather, drought, water, health conditions, climate-change, nature, globalwarming, government )

Carrie
- 600 days ago - nytimes.com
After a nine-hour day working at a citrus packing plant, her body covered in a sheen of fruit wax and dust, there is nothing Angelica Gallegos wants more than a hot shower, with steam to help clear her throat and lungs.
Keep the Oil in the Ground in the Amazon ACTION
Environment  (tags: big oil, Amazon, environment, indigenous rights, ecosystems, health conditions, habitatdestruction, wildlife )

Nancy
- 615 days ago - amazonwatch.org
The science is clear: we have to keep two-thirds of fossil fuels in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change, so why are we looking for more? We need to start keeping oil in the ground, and the Amazon is a great place to start.
Cancer Deaths Double in Argentina's GMO Agribusiness Areas - Via The Ecologist
Environment  (tags: Environment, Industrial Agriculture, GMOs, pesticides, herbicides, Humans, Health risks, Health conditions, Pollution, Science Study, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 640 days ago - theecologist.org
A comprehensive report by the Ministry of Health in Córdoba, Argentina reveals that deaths from cancerous tumours are double the national average in areas where industrial agriculture ie genetically engineered crops are grown and agro-chemicals are used.
Stop Practice of Intentionally Harming Environmental Activists --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: USA, rolling coal, destruction, energy, environment, health conditions, humans, pollution )

Lynn
- 680 days ago - forcechange.com
There is a new hobby for anti-environmentalists involving the intentional emission of blankets of soot on pedestrians and other cars. These protesters need to be stopped from harming the environment, and more importantly innocent people.
Fix Radioactive Leaks at Nuclear Disaster Site --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: environment, oceans, pollution, radioactive, Japan, Fukushima, TEPCO, nuclear power, ecosystems, energy, habitat destruction, petition, health conditions )

Lynn
- 680 days ago - forcechange.com
A corroded pipe at Japan's doomed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant... continues to leak radioactive water into the ocean and groundwater, delaying further cleanup of the site. ... (TEPCO) has known about the radioactive leak ... continues pose a hazard ...
Rolling Coal: Conservatives 'Screw' Obama By Modifying Trucks to Spew Toxic Black Smoke (TEXT and VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: Americans, ethics, health conditions, environment, government, humans, pollution, protection, politics, nature )

Carrie
- 687 days ago - rawstory.com
Conservatives who detest President Barack Obama and EPA clean air regulations are modifying their vehicles to purposefully spew black smoke into the atmosphere.
Indonesia's Haze From Forest Fires Kills 110,000 People Per Year
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Indonesia, health conditions, deaths pollution, pollution, pollution victims, world, environment, ecosystems, animals, conservation )

Cal
- 729 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Haze caused by burning peat forests in Indonesia kills an average of 110,000 people per year and up to 300,000 during el Niño events, while releasing hundreds of millions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Demand Oil Spill Cleanup in Amazon
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, forests, habitat destruction, health conditions, pollution, politics, water, conservation, Pluspetrol, Peru, Argentina )

Lynn
- 748 days ago - forcechange.com
... unacceptable levels of lead and cadmium have been registered in the blood of children near the spill, the Argentinian company ... has failed to clean up the contaminated area. Please stand with these indigenous people to ... cleans up the oil-contaminated ...
82,000 Tons of Coal Sludge Spilling For Days Into NC River Threatens Virginia Drinking Water (TEXT and VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: water, Duke Energy, coal ash, health conditions, Dan River, North Carolina, Virginia, humans, wildlife )

Carrie
- 840 days ago - rawstory.com
Five days after coal ash began leaking into the Dan River in North Carolina last weekend, Duke Energy still can't say if the mess will ever be cleaned up.
 

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