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Jury Awards Two Dimock Couples $4.2 Million After Finding Cabot Oil And Gas Negligent in Fracking Contamination Case
Environment  (tags: fracking, Dimock, PA, Cabot Oil, Josh Fox, jury award, gas companies, Gasland )

Dandelion
- 273 days ago - ecowatch.com
No amount of money can do that fix groundwater once polluted. But what this important jury decision does do is strip away the mirage of omnipotence that Cabot and other gas companies operate behind. Fracking poisons water science proves and court agrees.
The Earth Unlocked
Environment  (tags: ash plumes, Environment, eruption, lava flows, Mount Etna, Sicily, volcano )

Lynn
- 369 days ago - politicsplus.org
Early Thursday morning, southern Italy woke up to see this remarkable display ---Mount Etna, Sicily's tallest peak and active volcano, was erupting after two years of silence.
"There May Be Flowing Water on Mars. But Is There Intelligent Life on Earth?" - George Monbiot
Environment  (tags: environmental issues, media coverage, steep decline, natural resources, animals, extinction, conservation, waste, fresh water, salt water, oceans, fish decline, trawling, dumping, digging, drilling, poisoning, #extremecivilisation, consumers )

LucyKalei
- 436 days ago - theguardian.com
While we marvel at Nasa's discoveries, we destroy our irreplaceable natural resources. 1 ex: Only 1/3 of 3% of Earth H2O is fresh & accessible, yet rivers, lakes & aquifers sucked dry, & what's left often so contaminated drinking it is life-threatening.
California Is About to Ban Those Little Pieces of Plastic in Your Toothpaste and Face Scrub
Environment  (tags: California, micro beads, personal care products, environment, GoodNews, oceans, pollution, water )

Lynn
- 446 days ago - motherjones.com
On Friday, the California Senate passed legislation that will ban the sale of microbeadsâEUR"âEUR<those colorful bits of plastic that you find in face scrub, body wash, and toothpasteâEUR"in personal care products by 2020.
House Republicans Just Passed a Bill Forbidding Scientists From Advising the EPA on Their Own Research
Environment  (tags: congress, government, science, environment, research, corruption, usa )

Nancy
- 699 days ago - salon.com
"In other words," wrote Union of Concerned Scientists director Andrew A. Rosenberg in an editorial for RollCall, "academic scientists who know the most about a subject can't weigh in, but experts paid by corporations who want to block regulations can."
Santa Claus + Seven Elves Arrested Protesting Fracking Infrastructure
Environment  (tags: Crestwood project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, methane gas storageecosystems, habitatdestruction, wildlife, humans )

Nancy
- 713 days ago - nationofchange.org
Thousands of residents in the Finger Lakes region are concerned about the threat a gas storage facility poses. Their civil disobedience campaign of blockades to stop construction is in its ninth week.
Tell President Obama to Protect Berryessa-Snow Mountain as a National Monument PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 714 days ago - environmentcalifornia.webaction.org
Northern California's Berryessa-Snow Mountain region is truly a hidden gem. Its a home for bald eagles, tule elk, and nearly half of California's dragonfly species. Dozens of rare flowers bloom among region's unique valleys.
Tell President Obama to Follow Governor Cuomo and Ban Fracking on Our Public Lands PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, fracking, public lands )

Anna
- 714 days ago - environmentamerica.webaction.org
I am writing to urge you to instruct the Bureau of Land Management to dramatically strengthen its proposed fracking rules to stop this dirty drilling on our public lands.
Thank President Obama for Protecting Bristol Bay! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, habitat, wildlife )

Anna
- 714 days ago - act.alaskawild.org
On December 16, 2014, President Obama withdrew the salmon-rich waters of Bristol Bay in Alaska from oil and gas leasing. President Obama said that Bristol Bay is "too special and too valuable to auction off to the highest bidder."
 
 
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