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Environment

Transporting Oil By Rail Is a Crude Gamble
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, train trasnport of oil, disasters, pollution, politics, healthconditions, protection )

Cal
- 15 minutes ago - vice.com
It's estimated that nine million barrels of crude oil are moving over the rail lines of North America at any given moment.
Stop the Destruction of the Ecuadorian Amazon
Environment  (tags: Aquarico river, Parahuaico river, Petroamazona, Ecuador, indigenous )

Dandelion
- 19 minutes ago - amazonwatch.org
Publicly condemn the massive oil spill into the Aguarico and Parahuaico rivers; ensure that the area is fully remediated and affected communities are appropriately compensated; and revoke Petroamazonas' licenses for future drilling.
Officials Push for Funds to Finish West Chicago Factory Cleanup of Radioactive Thorium
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, french, Frenchcompany.escape, globalwarming, globalwarming, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, habitatdestru )

Jamie
- 3 hours ago - mysuburbanlife.com
Kerr McGee contaminated surrounding areas between 1932 and 1973 with radioactive thorium waste material from the making of lantern mantles. The factory is still contaminated. The cleanup company went bankrupt. Cleanup will resume if they get funding.
Cambodia: Indigenous Protests Repel Dam Builders - So Far
Environment  (tags: activism, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, water, pollution, humans )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - theecologist.org
A protest camp hurriedly set up in March [2014] to stop Chinese dam builders entering the Areng Valley to start construction, has since been successful at repelling the dam-builders on several occasions.
Victory for Whom? UK Parks to Be Protected From Fracking
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, conservation, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, nature )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - wigantoday.net
National Parks in England will be protected from fracking unless there are "exceptional circumstances", ministers announced today.
Wine, Not Gas! New York Residents Fight Gas Storage at Lake Seneca
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, fracking frack is whack, fracked gas storage, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 44 minutes ago - truth-out.org
New York's Finger Lakes region is a national treasure: 9,000 square miles of forest, wetlands, streams and lakes, including 10,000 acres of vineyards.Now this region is in imminent danger of becoming a major fracked gas hub
TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
'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
- 12 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.
Amazon Oil Spill Has Killed Tons of Fish, Sickened Native People
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, destruction, oil spill, Amazon, way of life, indigenous rights, ecosystems, protection, world, pollution, water, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
This rupture of Peru's 39-year-old northern crude oil pipeline has terrified Kukama villagers along the Marañón River. People's complaints of nausea and skin rashes are aggravated by nervousness about eating the fish
Trees Save Lives, Reduce Respiratory Problems
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, environment, habitat, green, healthconditions, nature, protection, research, science, trees, weather, wildlife, world )

Nell
- 1 day ago - sciencedaily.com
In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidents of acute respiratory sympt
 
 
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