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Offshore Fracking in California: What Could Go Wrong?
Environment  (tags: destruction, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, energy, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, nature, pollution, water )

- 1631 days ago -
Not only is offshore fracking a thing, but it's been happening off the coast of California for a good 15 years now, in the same sensitive marine environments where new oil leases have been banned since a disastrous 1969 spill
EPA Approves New Pesticide Highly Toxic to Bees
Environment  (tags: epa, bees, toxic, cancer, food, collony collapse disorder, health, bee-killing, pesticides, death, pollution )

- 1721 days ago -
In addition to risks to bees, sulfoxaflor is also classified as "suggestive evidence of carcinogenic potential" based on the incidence of tumors and carcinomas in mice and rats ...
Natural Gas Prices Will Skyrocket If Frack Gas Is Exported
Environment  (tags: fracking, hydraulic fracturing, drilling, natural gas, exports )

- 1764 days ago -
The reason for this is simple old economics of supply and demand. At the moment, there is a glut of U.S. gas, driving down prices, but if 20 or 30 percent is exported, this will reduce supply in the U.S. and raise prices. And if prices rise, investment...
Whistleblower Bill Would Criminalize Exposing Wrongdoing at Factory Farms and Fracking Sites in PA
Environment  (tags: fracking, factory farming, pennsylvania, whisteblowing, whistleblower )

- 1768 days ago -
A recently proposed Pennsylvania bill would make it a crime to photograph, videotape or audiotape activities on farms without the permission of the owner. The bill would limit information to the public about ...
PART IV: America Becomes Sacrifice Zone for Export Pipeline
Environment  (tags: keystone xl, pipeline, tar sands, climate change, transcanada, texas, eminent domain )

- 1769 days ago -
We must decide now, as a people, if private property rights and sovereignty of U.S. citizens are to be sacrificed for the bottom line economic interests of foreign private corporations that want to send their toxic materials to Gulf Coast refineries...
Scientists Warn of Sperm Count Declines Linked to Pesticide Exposure
Environment  (tags: pesticides, sperm, reproductive health, endocrine disruptor )

- 1789 days ago -
What they found was striking: almost all the studies reported a decrease in sperm concentration; decreased motility was also reported though less frequently; while morphological changes were not strongly associated in studies--only two indicated any...
Fracking Our Farms: A Tale of Five Farming Families
Environment  (tags: fracking, natural gas, drilling, farm, food, organic, north dakota, ohio )

- 1797 days ago -
With hundreds of thousands of fracking wells and waste injection sites in the U.S., it's likely that our food supply already contains water, plants and animals contaminated with fracking chemicals. While we hear a lot about ...
February 17, 2013 - Protest Continued Tasmanian Old-Growth Logging in Proposed World Heritage Area
Environment  (tags: rainforest, clearcutting, trees, habitatdestruction )

- 1801 days ago -
Please help protect globally significant old growth temperate rainforests from clearcut logging.
Keystone XL Pipeline Already Has a Hole in It
Environment  (tags: tar sands, pipeline, environment )

- 1804 days ago -
Sign this urgent petition to TransCanada to get independent inspection for every single inch of the Keystone XL pipeline to identify and fix any holes in the pipe.
Proof There Is a Crack in the Keystone XL Pipeline!
Environment  (tags: destruction, conservation, environment, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, Sustainabililty, pollution )

- 1804 days ago -
Protesters locked themselves inside a segment of the Keystone XL pipeline to protest its construction. While inside the pipe, they discovered something shocking: there are actually holes in the Keystone XL pipeline, created by faulty welding.
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