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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 )

- 1392 days ago -
Farming communities are being turned into huge, open-air laboratories by energy companies--with ordinary people serving as guinea pigs.
Chilean Waters and Communities at Risk | Oceana - Take Action!
Environment  (tags: Chile, Ventanas, Central Chile Coast, , coal-fired power plants, copper refineries, polluted water and air, illness, copper/arsenic/cadmium, sulfur dioxide, Pres. Sebastien Pinera, no new power plants )

- 1675 days ago -
Coal-fired thermoelectric power plants and copper refineries pollute water and the air, and no one is stopping them.
Mother Takes on Monsanto, Wins Global Prize
Environment  (tags: food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, health, reproduction, illness )

- 1778 days ago -
Hats off to this mother of three who got fed up and took charge. Sofía Gatica challenged powerful corporate interests to protect her family and community from pesticides -- and won. Today, the Argentine mother is one of six grassroots leaders from around
How a Gold Mining Boom Is Killing the Children of Nigeria
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, ecosystems, child labor, illness, environment, world, pollution, politics, habitat, protection )

- 1823 days ago -
It is a pattern seen in various parts of the world -- children being sickened from exposure to lead from mining activities. But the scale of the problem in Nigeria's gold-mining region of Zamfara is unprecedented: More than 400 children have died and thous
OUTRAGEOUS: U.S.: BP Disaster a Year Later, Healthcare Crisis Worsens
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, humans, politics, environment, BP oil spill, health, illness, pollution, water, destruction )

- 2040 days ago -
Now, one year after BP managed to cap the runaway well that fouled the Gulf of Mexico with an estimated five million barrels of oil, most of those people who helped in the cleanup are ill.
ACTION ALERT: Companies That Poison Countless Americans Need More Than A Slap on the Wrist ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Environment  (tags: enivornment, chemicals, toxicns, poisoning, dupont, destructino, illness, wildife )

- 2244 days ago -
However, if you are a chemical giant like DuPont and don't report, illegally, "substantial risk of injury to health or the environment" of your chemicals (despite finding such risk to be present in at least 57 of your own studies), dishing out $3.3
Air Pollution Linked to 200,000 Premature Deaths in UK
Environment  (tags: health, illness, healthconditions, humans, pollution, world, destruction, CO2emissions, research )

- 2259 days ago -
Campaigners urge health secretary Andrew Lansley to act to reduce air pollution, as government medical experts warn of its 'significant' health burden
Clean Water Laws Are Neglected, at a Cost in Suffering
Environment  (tags: environment, state regulators, Clean Water Act, water, pollution, illness, disease, protection, prevention, safety )

- 2722 days ago -
Ryan Massey, 7, shows his caps. Dentists near Charleston, W.Va., say pollutants in drinking water have damaged residents' teeth. Nationwide, polluters have violated the Clean Water Act more than 500,000 times.
China's 'Cancer Villages' Heavily Polluted
Environment  (tags: pollution, environment, habitatdestruction, ILLNESS, world )

- 2751 days ago -
Xiadian is one of dozens of places in China that local media have dubbed "cancer villages." Cancers of the liver, stomach and lung and leukemia are all showing up in these villages at rates environmental activists say are above average.
Sign Petition: Stop Inhumane, Disease Causing Animal Farming
Environment  (tags: animals, suffering, cruelty, death, environment, humans, health, safety, risks, disease, food, illness, money, corruption, business, dishonesty, factory, farming, pig, cow, chicken, fish, water, pollution, meat, steroids, antibiotics, global, warming )

- 2851 days ago -
We are all affected by the pollution from these farms that runs into our waters causing dead zones with no oxygen resulting in dead fish and fish with sores. The waste from these pig, chicken, cow and fish farms are highly toxic and infiltrate our water.

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