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EPA: Mine Waste Spill Much Larger Than Initially Reported ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Environment  (tags: EPA, Colorado, New Mexico, Animas River, contaminated mine waste leakage, environment, health conditions, humans, animals, wildlife, ecosystems, pollution, politics, forests, nature, water )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - kob.com
The Environmental Protection Agency confirmed Sunday the contaminated mine waste that leaked from the Gold King Mine early Wednesday is much larger than initially reported.
Thousands of Mines With Toxic Water Lie Under the West
Environment  (tags: Western United States, abandoned mines, pollution, EPA, 'Clean Water Act', government, protection, humans, environment, water, animals, health conditions, habitat, ecosystems, wildlife )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - santafenewmexican.com
Beneath the western United States lie thousands of old mining tunnels filled with the same toxic stew that spilled into a Colorado river last week, turning it into a nauseating yellow concoction and stoking alarm about contamination of drinking water.
Animas River Waste Contains Lead, Arsenic
Environment  (tags: health conditions, water supply, EPA, Animas River, EPA, lead, cadmium, aluminum, copper, ecosystems, wildlife, humans, nature, water, pollution, environment, animals, protection )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - krqe.com
Friday, EPA officials confirmed that the waste has tested positive for lead, arsenic, cadmium, aluminum and copper.The EPA did not mention whether the elements posed a health hazard, but said local authorities made the right decision to close the ...
A Guide to the Coming Weirdness of El Nino
Environment  (tags: weather, El Nino, greenhouse gas emissions, world, environment, oceans, humans, nature )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - takepart.com
How a 2-degree rise in ocean temperature off Peru affects the entire world, & what greenhouse gas emissions have to do with it. El Nino is a phenomenon that occurs irregularly in the tropical Pacific Ocean, usually at intervals between two & seven years.
Wastewater From Colorado Mine Reaches New Mexico ~ Animas River Closed To Public
Environment  (tags: environment, EPA, water, ecosystems, habitat, healthconditions, humans, animals, nature, wildlife, lead, arsenic, calcium, cadmium, aluminum, copper )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - kob.com
The rate of discharge Saturday was down from about 740 gallons per minute on Friday. But three days after the massive spill, the agency said it still didn't know what the possible environmental and health impacts are.The EPA warned people to stay out...
Tell Edelman: Stop Doing Big Oil's Dirty Work ACTION
Environment  (tags: marketing, Edelman, public relations, big oil, corporate, ecosystems, environment, wildlife )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - act.climatetruth.org
By representing interests like Chevron, Shell, and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Edelman is guilty of greasing the wheels for global warming.
Unilever - Clean Up Your Mess ACTION
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, humans, healthconditions, death, toxic mercury spill, Unilever, Kodaikanal )

Nancy
- 23 days ago - speakout.38degrees.org.uk
Across the UK and in India, thousands of people are calling on Unilever to pay proper compensation for their devastating toxic mercury spill. Can you join in by sending a quick email to Unilever now?
Regeneration: Global Transformation in Catastrophic Times
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, human survival, regeneration, farming, agriculture, environment, wildlife )

Nancy
- 23 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Given that the degenerate GMO, factory farm and industrial food and farming system as a whole (production, chemical crop inputs, processing, transportation, waste, emissions, deforestation, biofuel/ethanol production) is the number one cause of...
Tell the BC Government to Stop Ignoring the Rights of Indigenous Peoples PLEASE TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: keep the peace, conflict of interest, BC Government, severe destruction, site C dam )

Barb
- 23 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The planned Site C dam in northeastern British Columbia is one of the largest resource development projects currently planned anywhere in Canada. There is no dispute that construction of the dam, and the flooding of more than 80 kilometres
 
 
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