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Diablo Shutdown Marks End of Atomic Era
Environment  (tags: California’s Pacific Gas & Electric, Diablo Canyon reactors, nuclear power, failed “nuclear renaissance", FOE.NRDC )

- 123 days ago -
Closing Diablo will make our largest state nuke-free. The agreement embodies the sixth and seventh U.S. reactor shut-downs announced in the last month, the fifteenth and sixteenth since 2012. WPPSS2, the only other operating reactor on the west coast-
Forest Service: Study ALL Impacts of the Proposed Mega-Mine at Oak Flat ACTION US
Environment  (tags: Oak Flat Land Exchange, Forest Service, Resolution Copper Mine, Apache tribe, water resources, energy alternatives )

- 111 days ago -
Many of the most heinous impacts of this mine can be greatly mitigated or even eliminated. By commenting on the draft impact statement the Forest Service is required to respond to your complaints.
Underwater Oil-Well Bolts Are Failing, Causing Alarm
Environment  (tags: Oil equipment, faulty bolts, oil spills, ecosystems, wildlife )

- 109 days ago -
General Electric Co. , oil drillers and U.S. regulators are scrambling to determine why massive bolts used to connect subsea oil equipment keep failing, prompting costly shutdowns and raising safety concerns about hundreds of wells in the Gulf of Mexico.
Obama Administration Permitted 1,200 Offshore Fracks in Gulf of Mexico
Environment  (tags: wildlife, ecosystems, fracking, taxpayers rights, habitat destruction, corruption, money )

- 106 days ago -
Documents also show that the federal government has been permitting offshore fracking in the Gulf of Mexico with no site-specific analysis of the threats to imperiled species or the environment, and also without public involvement.
Species Loss, the Migration Hiding in Plain Sight
Environment  (tags: migration of humans, migration of plants and animals, species at risk, ecosystems, environment, climate-change )

- 151 days ago -
The transformation occurring in ecosystems as a result of climate change, as plant and animal species selectively find new habitats, is difficult to fathom or explain to the public. It will be even harder to contain it.

Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, The Big 5, environment, healthconditions, wildlife )

- 189 days ago -
WeâEUR(TM)re looking to the worldâEUR(TM)s five largest emitters of climate-wrecking carbon pollution -- the U.S., the European Union, China, India and Brazil -- to lead this fight against climate chaos.
MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Evil Twin: Disturbing Facts About the Fertilizer Industry
Environment  (tags: Koch Industries, Koch Agronomics, nitrogen fertilizer, ecosystems, environment, water, Atmospheric CO2, GHG )

- 189 days ago -
According to the USDA, the average U.S. nitrogen fertilizer use per year from 1998 to 2007 was 24 billion 661 million pounds. To produce that nitrogen, the manufacturers released at least 6.7 pounds of GHG for every pound produced.
Hey World Leaders, Sign the Paris Agreement ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Environment  (tags: paris climate agreement world, climate-change, globalwarming, CO2emissions )

- 169 days ago -
This past December, representatives from 195 countries reached a landmark global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The only problem: these heads of state haven't sent in their RSVPs.
DonâEUR(TM)t Dump JapanâEUR(TM)s Radioactive Waste in U.S. ACTION
Environment  (tags: health risks, dumping plutonium, Japan's wast, Savannah River Site, nuclear toxins )

- 192 days ago -
The decision to send 730 pounds of plutonium to the Savannah River Site on the border of South Carolina and Georgia was announced ahead of the Nuclear Security Summit. ThatâEUR(TM)s enough plutonium for more than 40 nuclear weapons, and the material is highly-
New York CityâEUR(TM)s Nuclear Power Plant Leaking âEUR~Uncontrollable Radioactive FlowâEUR(TM) Into Hudson River
Environment  (tags: Indian Point, radia-active, ecosystems, NY, nuclear plant )

- 236 days ago -
This isnâEUR(TM)t the first problem at the plant, though. Power failures, fires and an alarm failure have all plagued the site in the past year.
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