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Fours After Deepwater Horizon Blowout, BP May Be Fined $18 Billion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP Oil Spill, BP oil spill disaster, New Orleans, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, Oil Spill, Deepwater Horizon explosion, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, media, obama, usa )

Betsy
- 8 days ago - nytimes.com
New Orleans....On Thursday, a federal judge here for the first time bluntly rejected those arguments, finding that BP was indeed the primary culprit. He added that BP's "conduct was reckless."
5 National Parks With Beautiful Fall Foliage
Environment  (tags: 5 National Parks With Beautiful Fall Fol, pictures )

BarbCat
- 21 days ago - care2.com
Autumn is my favorite time to visit our national parks. Not only are the summer crowds gone as families get their kids back to school, but fall is when the leaves start changing colors, offering awe-inspiring vistas brilliantly bathed in gold, scarlet
A Massive Acid Spill in Mexico Has Turned This River Red and Toxic
Environment  (tags: water, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, nature, protection )

Cal
- 20 days ago - takepart.com
A leak near the U.S. border leaves 20,000 people without water.
'Most Endangered' River in the Nation
Environment  (tags: conservation, protection, pollution, wildlife, nature, ecosystems, destruction, environment )

Cal
- 19 days ago - ecowatch.com
The organization American Rivers has distinguished the San Joaquin River of California with the dubious title of "most endangered" river in the nation.
Here's How Brazil's New Presidential Candidate Could Help Save the Planet
Environment  (tags: politics, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 18 days ago - globalpost.com
Marina Silva has a chance at becoming the first environmentalist to lead a major world economy. Here is what that might look like.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Applaud Oregon for Blocking Coal Exports to China - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, conservation, protection, pollution, healthconditions )

Cal
- 17 days ago - forcechange.com
Praise the state of Oregon for blocking a proposed plan to ship more coal to China
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Corporations From Illegally Destroying a National Park in Borneo- ForceChange
Environment  (tags: corporate abuse, mininginterests, greed, deforestation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, animals, nature, humans, government )

Cal
- 16 days ago - forcechange.com
Although the Indonesian government has chosen to impose a temporary moratorium on the deforestation of their country's rainforests, corporations continue to illegally raze the ground at Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park. A palm oil company is tearing
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Oppose the Toxic Pebble Mine!
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, environment, ecosystems, corporate greed, world, pollution, protection, conservation, forests, water, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 16 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
For more than a decade, mining companies have been fighting to establish a massive, open-pit mine at the headwaters of the greatest sockeye salmon fishery in the world: Alaska's spectacular Bristol Bay.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Coastline From Offshore Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: environment, energy, conservation, drilling proposal, humans, nature, pollution, protection, water, oceans, politics, wildlife, ecosystems )

Cal
- 16 days ago - forcechange.com
After a massive oil spill along the California coastline in 1969, California began implementing protections from offshore drilling--Unfortunately, a loophole in the Coastal Sanctuary Act allows new offshore drilling in Tranquillion Ridge, a section of the
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Ogallala Aquifer - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: water, protection, ecosystems, environment, conservation, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans )

Cal
- 14 days ago - forcechange.com
The Ogallala Aquifer, one of the largest aquifers in the world and the primary water supply for America's Great Plains region, is shrinking rapidly.
 
 
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