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'Do Not Breathe Under the Water'? 'Falling Can Be Deadly'? You Don't Say! The World's Most Entirely Pointless Signs Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, news, travel, signs, sense, off-beat )

Evelyn
- 5 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Light relief! MailOnline Travel has rounded up a collection of confoundingly obvious signs. One reads: 'If door does not open, do not enter' - as if that were even possible! Another helpfully informs road users: 'Caution, water on road during rain'
Pennsylvania Confirms First Fracking-Related Earthquakes
Environment  (tags: USA, Pennsylvania, Lawrence County, Pittsburgh, New Castle, Utica Shale, Department of Environmental Protection (, “zipper” fracture, Hilcorp Energy Company )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - stateimpact.npr.org
Officials say they've confirmed the state's first fracking-related earthquakes took place last year in Lawrence County. DEP has set up a "stop-light" procedure -which the company has agreed to -to shut down operations there if an earthquake greater than2
These Last Moments of the Standing Rock Protest Will Break Your Heart
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Standing Rock camp, #NoDAPL, Donald Trump, share-holder, order, closure, changed battleground, Energy Transfer Partners, Native Americans, human rights, violations )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - upworthy.com
This is the end of the Standing Rock camp. For now. "People have said their last prayers, and offered cedar to the sacred fire and are also burning these structures we have ceremonially built, so they must be ceremonially removed,"
Thousands of Emails Between Trump's EPA Chief and Big Oil Just Came Out - Here Are the Most Insane Revelations
Business  (tags: usa, corporate, environment, Environnment Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt, collusion, Big Oil, Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), watchdog, Continental Resources, Devon Energy, American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufact )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - usuncut.com
emails confirm level of collusion between Scott Pruitt & oil & gas executives, as well as his disdain for the agency. On his LinkedIn, Pruitt described himself as a "leading advocate against the EPA's activist agenda"
"As Americans, We Have to Speak Up" -The Seattle Times (VIDEO)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Seattle Times, Executive Order 9066, Japanese Americans, internment, Tosh and Toshi Okamoto, discrimination, fear, intolerance, Lauren Frohne )

Evelyn
- 22 hours ago - vimeo.com
On the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which interned Japanese-Americans during World War II, Tosh and Toshi Okamoto share their story and speak out about today's attitude toward Muslims.
Trump Intensifies His Attacks on Journalists and Condemns F.B.I. 'Leakers'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Trump, White House, media, press, exclusion, pool, gaggle, "friendly" )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
Trump & members of his inner circle are eager to use the prerogatives of the presidency to undercut those who scrutinize him, dismissing negative stories as lies, confining press access at the WH to a few chosen news organizations considered friendly
Mine Pollution Levels in Blue Mountains Could Be Some of World's Worst, Insect Species Dying Out
Environment  (tags: Australia, New South Wales, mine-related pollution, world heritage site, Blue Mountains, Wollemi National Park, Wollangambe River, Clarence Colliery, Centennial Coal, Environment Protection Authority (EPA), operating licence, Lithgow Council )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - abc.net.au
Some of the worst environmental pollution in the world has been discovered among the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. Study shows pollution 22 km downstream, right in the heart of the Wollemi National Park
Sacred Earth Holy Water Standing Rock   video
Environment  (tags: Alex Call, Sacred Earth, Holy Water, save it now, water protectors, Standing Rock, pipelines, oil, gas, pollution )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
For the Protectors at Standing Rock and everywhere.
Defend Texas and Oklahoma From More Fracking PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 2 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
This June the Bureau of Land Management plans to auction off thousands of acres in Texas and Oklahoma for oil and gas drilling, and we need your help to stop it.
Trump: Protect Waterways and Re-Instate the Surface Mining's Stream Protection Rule PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
US President Donald Trump has just signed an executive order that will threaten countless waterways in the US. The Surface Mining's Stream Protection Rule protected waterways from pollutants from surface mining, especially coal mining.
 
 
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