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Fracking's Radwaste - Supervision Remains Inadequate
Environment  (tags: fracking, radia-active, fracking waste, frack is whack, ecosystems, environment, animals, pollution, protection, healthconditions, government, energy, humans )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - theecologist.org
After over a decade of fracking, oversight of the industry's radioactive waste is still lacking, reports Sharon Kelly. Over half of the 280 billion gallons a year of radioactive waste water from fracking ends up in rivers and streams.
Emergency Crews Face Toxic Challenge in Washington State Mudslide
Environment  (tags: pollution, radia-active, protection, ecosystems, Washington Mudslide, cleanup, environment )

Cal
- 22 days ago - reuters.com
Sewage, propane, household solvents and other chemicals lie beneath the surface of the gray mud and rubble that engulfed hundreds of acres of a rural community after the mudslide that left dozens of people dead or missing northeast of Seattle
*Take Action* Fukushima -- Homeless Being Used for Site Clean UP
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, Fukushima, homeless, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, pollution, protection, radia-active, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 53 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Private labor contractors in Japan are "recruiting" homeless men and men to work in the disaster area of the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Accelerate Toxic Waste Cleanup on Indigenous Land - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: radia-active, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 57 days ago - forcechange.com
Prioritize approval of nuclear waste cleanup on Navajo land in New Mexico
UK: David Cameron, Cash, Colonels, Crusties - and the Future of Fracking
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, politics, world, protection, radia-active, environment, ecosystems, nature, healthconditions, government, green )

Cal
- 92 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The week ahead promises a significant step over one of the defining environmental issues of the decade
In Rare Deal, Israel, Jordan And Palestinian Authority Shake Hands Over One Thing: Water
Environment  (tags: world, news, goodnews, politics, israel, palestine, water, environment, conservation, ecosystems, green, GoodNews, government, world, protection, radia-active )

Cal
- 133 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
On Monday, in a moment of rarity, Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority signed a historic agreement at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C., aimed at fostering water cooperation and initiating a project to help "save" the body of water.
Boulder, Fort Collins and Lafayette Pass Bans on Hydraulic Fracturing, Broomfield = No By 13 Votes (2:41 AM Numbers) From the De
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, energy, forests, environment, GoodNews, government, green, greenhousegases, habitat, healthconditions, pollution, protection, radia-active, research, science, Sustainabi )

Ruth
- 142 days ago - coyotegulch.wordpress.com
From the Denver Business Journal (Cathy Proctor):"The votes in four Colorado cities on fracking within city limits..in Boulder, Broomfield, Fort Collins and Lafayette..attracted attention far beyond the state's borders in recent weeks as the nation debate
Huge Election Victories for Colorado's Anti-Fracking Movement EcoWatch | November 6, 2013 9:33 Am
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, energy, forests, environment, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, healthconditions, nature, pollution, protection, radia-active, research, science, Sustainabililty, tr )

Ruth
- 143 days ago - ecowatch.com
' "With wins in Boulder, Lafayette and Fort Collins--and a partial-victory in Broomfield--this election sends a huge wake-up call to Governor Hickenlooper that the people of Colorado do not want to be fracked," said Gary Wockner of Clean Water Action. " '
Tell the Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Don't Backpedal on Critical Safety Measures- SIGN PLEASE !
Environment  (tags: NRC, waste storage, nuke, nuke energy, safety measures, climate, healthconditions, radia-active, destruction )

Angelika
- 149 days ago - action.citizen.org
The NRC has released a memo suggesting the agency nix its own post-Fukushima safety recommendation to expedite the transfer of spent fuel from pools to dry casks storage, backpedaling on its own safety recommendation because of extra cost to nuke industry
Guyana's Plans for a Dam Put Vast Parts of Rainforest at Risk
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, native rights, indigenous rights, healthconditions, humans, habitat, pollution, radia-active, world, wildlife, nature, protection )

Cal
- 156 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Plans to build a massive hydro-electric dam on the land of two unique tribes in Guyana would lead to the destruction of a unique people and vast tracts of rainforest says anthropologist Dr Audrey Butt Colson.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Activists Held at Gunpoint in the Russian Arctic
Environment  (tags: Activists, Greenpeace, activism, Russia, humanrights, environment, ecosystems, protection, radia-active, humans, government, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 215 days ago - greenpeace.org.au
On 20 September the Russian Coast Guard illegally boarded the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise while in international waters and arrested 30 activists on board at gunpoint. The activists were protesting Arctic oil drilling on the Gazprom platform, Prirazlo
TAKE ACTION NOW! Clean Up Radioactive Water Leaks at Fukushima
Environment  (tags: energy, pollution, world, FUKUSHIMA Nuclear Plant, radiation, radia-active, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 216 days ago - forcechange.com
An independent consulting company recently found that radiation-infused water is leaking all over the Fukushima power plant and that there are no accurate figures for the radiation levels. Now that the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) admitted that ov
In Australia, An Uphill Battle To Rein in the Power of Coal
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, coal, legal challenges, Earth Justice, pollution, radia-active, humans, protection, CO2emissions, world )

Cal
- 217 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Australia is the world's second-largest exporter of coal, thanks to huge markets in China, Japan, and other Asian countries. Environmentalists have been struggling to scale back the nation's coal boom, but the recent election of a conservative prime minis
Existential Threats, Fast and Slow - Climate Change and Nuclear Weapons
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, endangered, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, politics, pollution, radia-active, research, science, Sustainabililty, world )

Kit
- 228 days ago - climateandsecurity.org
The more we are able to see the similarity between the existential threats of today - in this case, the threat of nuclear weapons and climate change - the better we will be able to devote the necessary scale of resources commensurate to the enormous -->
 

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