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Company Seeks Barge Dock Permit for Shipping Fracking Wastewater
Environment  (tags: fracking wastewater, frack waste, frack waste transport, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction, protection, pollution, water, habitat, government )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Ohioans are shocked to stumble on a new proposal by GreenHunter, a Texas-based fracking wastewater company, to build a barge off-loading facility on the Ohio River in Meigs County. Barging of liquid frack waste has not been approved by the U.S. Coast Guar
DRC Deforestation Escalates Despite Resource Shortages, Protests, Rape, Homicide
Environment  (tags: deforestation, DRC< AFrica, social problems, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, healthconditions, conservation, environment, world, wildlife, water, trees, forests, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Human communities moving into in formerly forested areas pose major problems to wildlife, as their habitat is destroyed to clear land for agriculture and people bring with them a taste for bushmeat.
Anti-Fracking Clashes in Romania as Activists Break Into Chevron Site
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fractivism, protests, Romania, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, pollution, protection, politics, healthconditions, water )

Cal
- 2 days ago - rt.com
Hundreds of protesters have broken into a Chevron site after the US oil giant resumed its search for shale gas in northeast Romania
We Are Making Ebola Outbreaks Worse By Cutting Down Forests
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, trees, world )

Joanne
- 3 days ago - motherjones.com
When will we ever learn that nothing stands on its own, then all things are interconnected? maybe not until after we extinguish ourselves.
Dark Snow: From the Arctic to the Himalayas, the Phenomenon That Is Accelerating Glacier Melting
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, pollution, black snow, glacial melting, ocean rise, climate-change, politics, oceans, healthconditions, nature, climatechange, climate, humans, world )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theguardian.com
Industrial dust and soil, blown thousands of miles, settle on ice sheets and add to rising sea level threat
ORGANIZED INSANITY: On a Whim: Equatorial Guinea Building New Capital City in the Middle of the Rainforest
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, deforestation, organized insanity, world, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, forests, water, humans, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Forests are being cleared at a rapid clip to make room for gleaming new office towers, apartment buildings, houses and highways in AfricaâEUR(TM)s third largest energy producer, where oil and gas revenues have fed the frenzy of construction.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL MEPS:Monsanto's 'Roundup Ready' GM Maize Could Be Growing in Europe Next Year
Environment  (tags: GMOs, Onsnto, big Ag, protection, food supply, ecosystems, environment, world, politics, healthconditions )

Cal
- 8 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Europe may have just opened the floodgates for Monsanto to grow its genetically modified crops across the continent. But the European Parliament can still vote to stop this.
Florida County Goes To Court Over 'Acid Fracking' Near Everglades
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whakc, laws, enorcement, politics, pollution, healthconditions, ecosystems, destruction, environment, nature, protection )

Cal
- 8 days ago - npr.org
In southwest Florida, county officials are fighting the state over a new oil drilling process that's known by many different names: acidification, acidizing, acid stimulation and acid fracking.
China's Dirty Pollution Secret: The Boom Poisoned Its Soil and Crops
Environment  (tags: pollution, ecosystems, environment, CHina, destruction, world, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 9 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Three decades of rapid economic development in China has left a troubling legacy - widespread soil pollution that has contaminated food crops and jeopardized public health.
Dryden: The Town That Changed The Fracking Game
Environment  (tags: fracking, Dryden NY, healthconditions, Deborah Goldberg, Anschutz, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - earthjustice.org
Earthjustice Managing Attorney Deborah Goldberg represented the town of Dryden (population 14,5000) on appeal, after Anschutz Exploration Corporation, owned by Forbes-ranked Phillip Anschutz (net worth: $7.5 billion), unsuccessfully sued the town.
Safecast "Upload of the Month"!
Environment  (tags: Beyond Nuclear, measuring radioactivity, atomic reactors, nuclear energy, environment, ecosystems, healthconditions )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - beyondnuclear.org
Beyond Nuclear is committed to return to Palisades -- and other atomic reactors -- to continue collecting radioactivity measurements, in order to be able to make comparisons over time.
Russia's Quiet War Against European Fracking
Environment  (tags: frakcing, Russia, politics, environment, world, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 10 days ago - theweek.com
Environmentalists trying to block shale gas exploration across Europe are unknowingly helping Putin maintain his energy leverage over the continent
TAKE ACTION NOW! Keep Toxic New Agent Orange GMOs Off Your Plate!
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Monsanto, ecosystems, GMOS, protection, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 10 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
The first generation of biotech crops has failed. And failed badly. Now the biotech industry is stepping up the chemical arms race in an effort to make up for the failure of Monsanto's Roundup. Excessive use of Roundup by GMO farmers has led million of ac
155-Mile March Protests Oil and Gas Industries Threat to Drinking Water
Environment  (tags: activism, activists, Louisiana oil lobby, gas and oil companies, ecosystems, environment, protection, healthconditions, pollution, energy, nature, humans, government, politics, water, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 11 days ago - ecowatch.com
A group of concerned citizens walked 155-miles in eight days from Grand Isle to Baton Rouge, along Louisiana Highway 1. They marched for "Flood into Baton Rouge," an event focused on water quality issues and threats to clean drinking water by the oil and
TAKE ACTION NOW! North Carolina Governeor: Don't Start Fracking Our Lands!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics, humans, energy, nature, habitatdestruction, water )

Cal
- 11 days ago - change.org
Fracking generates emissions and millions of gallons of hazardous wastes are dumped into open-air pits-- this can cause serious illness to those living around these areas and breathing in this polluted air.
 

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