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Environment

'Earth Focus' Documents How a New Jersey Town Reclaimed Its Water Supply After Decades of Chemical Pollution
Environment  (tags: water pollution, reclamation, pollution, politics, protection, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, water )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Toms River, N.J. was the sort of place people romanticized about as a quintessential setting for the American dream--until a dye manufacturer began dumping its toxic waste in the local water supply.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reprimand Energy Company for Deliberate Pollution - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, corporate dumping, water pollution, pollution, world, humans, healthconditions, wildlife )

Cal
- 16 days ago - forcechange.com
North Carolina's Duke Energy, one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, is under fire by environmentalist groups after aerial surveillance photos revealed that the company was illegally and deliberately dumping over 61 mill
The Yamuna River--India's Unholy Mess
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, world, India, water pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, politics, protection )

Cal
- 20 days ago - ipsnews.net
the Ganges' largest tributary, the Yamuna - also one of the most polluted in the world and which provides the capital city of Delhi with 70 percent of its water needs
As Dairy Farms Grow Bigger, New Concerns About Pollution
Environment  (tags: dairy farms, animal waste, water pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, politics )

Cal
- 60 days ago - e360.yale.edu
In states like Wisconsin, opposition to some large operations is growing after manure spills and improper handling of waste have contaminated waterways and aquifers.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect NY's Waters - Ban Micro Beads!
Environment  (tags: POLLUTION, MICROBEADS, WATER POLLUTION, CONSUMER GOODS, pollution, protection, humans, healthconditions, environment, water, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

Cal
- 63 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Last year, over 19 tons of plastic waste inundated NY waterways from an unlikely source - the shampoos, facial cleansers, and toothpaste we use each day. You may not know it, but hundreds of cosmetic products sold in New York contain plastic "micro beads
Why Those Tiny Microbeads In Soap May Pose Problem For Great Lakes
Environment  (tags: microbeads, water pollution, Great Lakes, pollution, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, healthconditions, protection )

Cal
- 68 days ago - npr.org
Environmentalists say they're a part of the plastic pollution found in the ocean, and, increasingly, in the Great Lakes, which contain more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Now, Illinois and New York state lawmakers are a step closer to banning
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA: It's Time to Stop Runoff
Environment  (tags: runoff, water pollution, EPA, rivers, streams, water, politics, pollution, environment, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 134 days ago - act.americanrivers.org
A recent report released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows that approximately 55% of our rivers and streams are in poor biological condition. And polluted runoff is identified as one of the major sources of the pollution in our river
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Company Stop Polluting Valuable Rivers - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: Duke Energy, waste store, water pollution, drinking water, water, pollution, environment, destruction, energy, healthconditions, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 168 days ago - forcechange.com
Duke Energy has long stored its coal ash in antiquated pits located near important water sources. The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) has been urging Duke Energy to move their toxic waste byproduct to more secure storage areas, protecting local w
OP-ED: Welcome to 'Frackland': Does a River Have the Right Not to Be Polluted?
Environment  (tags: FRACKING, nature, frack is whack, water pollution, protection, humans, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 171 days ago - theecologist.org
The impact of fracking on communities and ecosystems demands a complete rethink of the human relationship with nature, writes Shannon Biggs
They Poisoned the River for a 'Clean Coal' Lie
Environment  (tags: muth of clean coal, energy companies, water pollution, pollution, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, nature, green, government )

Cal
- 189 days ago - theecologist.org
On January 9 thousands of gallons of a toxic chemical used to produce "clean coal", spilled into Elk River, leaving 300,000 with no water supply
When It Rains, It Poisons
Environment  (tags: pollution, climate-change, water, industrial runoff, water pollution, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 236 days ago - onearth.org
Climate change could bring more runoff and toxic algal blooms to Lake Erie.
'Microbeads' Latest Pollution Threat to Great Lakes
Environment  (tags: pollution, environment, water, Great Lakes, water pollution, industrial runoff, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, energy, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 340 days ago - torontosun.com
Tiny plastic beads from beauty products are showing up in North America's Great Lakes, and an environmental group is calling upon companies to stop using the plastic particles.
Plastic Beads Are the Latest Pollution Threat to Great Lakes
Environment  (tags: pollution, environment, water, Great Lakes, water pollution, industrial runoff, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, energy, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 362 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Tiny plastic beads from beauty products are showing up in North America's Great Lakes, and an environmental group is calling upon companies to stop using the plastic particles.
The Price of Polluted Runoff
Environment  (tags: pollution, environment, destruction, polluted runoff, water pollution, protection, humans, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 377 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Polluted stormwater runoff is the number one source of contamination to California's renowned waters. When it rains, water flows over streets, lawns, and parking lots, carrying a toxic soup of copper, lead, zinc and other heavy metals, oils and car fluids
POLLUTION IN INDIA: The Other Side of the Taj Mahal
Environment  (tags: water pollution, India, healthconditions, water, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, green, politics, protection, world )

Cal
- 440 days ago - ecowatch.com
What remains of the Yamuna's once mighty flow is a black, noxious stream that offers little comfort to the livestock, children and stray dogs that can be seen wading through it on a hot afternoon.
 

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