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Pipeline Not State-Inspected Before 3M-Gallon Saltwater Leak
Environment  (tags: pipeline, North Dakota, 3M gallon saltwater leak, Summit Midstream Partners LLC, cleanup, oil drilling brine, Blacktail Creek, Little Muddy River, Missouri River, EPA )

- 2 hours ago -
A pipeline that ruptured recently in North Dakota and spilled nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater produced during oil drilling wasn't inspected by the state before being installed, according to state regulators.
East Midlands UK Tremor Recorded at 3.8 in Magnitude
Environment  (tags: earthquake, UK )

- 6 hours ago -
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.8 has been recorded in the East Midlands, the US Geological Survey has reported.
Atlantic Could Be Opened to Offshore Drilling
Environment  (tags: Atlantic proposed drilling )

- 10 hours ago -
The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed to eventually open up part of the Atlantic Ocean to oil and natural-gas production while also saying it would restrict waters off AlaskaâEUR(TM)s shore to drilling.
Don't Rubber Stamp the Tar Sands
Environment  (tags: tar sands, canada, pipeline, climate-change, energy, climatechange, humans )

- 11 hours ago -
PETITION: Without considering climate change and listening to peopleâEUR(TM)s voices, any review of Energy East will be incomplete and illegitimate.
Pipeline Explodes in West Virginia
Environment  (tags: pipeline, W Va, ecosystems, environment, wildlife, gas line explosion, habitat destruction )

- 11 hours ago -
This is the fourth major pipeline incident that's occurred this month. In Montana, a 50,000 gallon spill resulted in cancer-causing chemicals leaking into residents' drinking water.
UK Weather: Arctic Blast Set to Get WORSE Over the Weekend as Temperatures Plummet
Environment  (tags: uk weather, arctic blast )

- 12 hours ago -
Britain is braced for an even more brutal blast of Arctic weather.
About 99% of the Plastic in the Ocean Has Disappeared. Where It Is Going Should Scare Us All.
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, healthconditions, oceans, pollution, research, water )

- 13 hours ago -
From water bottles to microbeads, we send millions of tons of plastic into the ocean every year. That's $13 billion in damages to the environment, and marine animals end up choking on it too. Now it seems fish may be eating what's left and dying.
Are We Eating All the Fish In The Ocean?
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, destruction, animals, water, oceans, nature, healthconditions, humans, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world, science, research, habitat, endangered )

- 13 hours ago -
We all know that fish is full of omega-3 fatty acid that can prevent heart disease, but is our mass fish consumption aiding Global Warming and pollution in emptying our oceans?
Tel Aviv Engineering Students Bring Clean Water Solution To Tanzania
Environment  (tags: Israel, Tanzania, drinking water, Tel Aviv University )

- 13 hours ago -
TAU team arrived in Tanzania to build a system that would provide hundreds of students at a local high school with clean drinking water.
Scotland Just Announced, It Will Ban Fracking!
Environment  (tags: )

- 17 hours ago -
Mr Ewing said Holyrood ministers had taken a "cautious" approach to fracking, while the UK government had sought to develop it "quickly, at any cost".
1/28/2015 -- Very Large Eruption in Japan -- HOURS LONG -- Sends Ash Dozens of KM Skyward   video
Environment  (tags: Volcanic Eruption )

- 17 hours ago -
Today, January 28th 2015, a new MUCH larger eruption has occurred. Extending over 6 hours long so far, this video captures approximately 3 hours of the eruption The first 5 minutes of this video are at regular speed, then the rest at 4X speed

Environment  (tags: wildlife )

- 17 hours ago -
OR7 and family in Oregon. watch video. Keep them Safe!
Mom's Anti-Nuclear Stance Inspires Film
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, nuclear, documentary film, Japan, Fukushima )

- 23 hours ago -
In the days of uncertainty immediately following the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, documentary filmmaker Masako Sakata turned to a book written by her late mother, an anti-nuclear campaigner, to try to make sense of what was happening.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
Environment  (tags: environment, climate, animals, globalwarming, healthconditions, humans, Sustainabililty, healthconditions )

- 1 day ago -
Restaurants/café's in Manchester for vegetarians/vegans. Please share.
With Fracking Threatening Its Sole Drinking Water Source, A Coastal Community Fights Back
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Louisiana, Wetlands, Abita Springs, Tammany Parish )

- 1 day ago -
ABITA SPRINGS, LOUISIANA -- Since its founding as a Native American trading village, Abita Springs has staked its reputation on its clean air and pure waters.
Take Action: Justice for José!
Environment  (tags: corruption, destruction, environment, humans )

- 1 day ago -
José was set to arrive at the UN Climate Change Conference in Peru on December 3 to raise concerns about a mining project in his community. Instead, a group of mine workers found his body tied up with a rope and floating in a river
3 Reasons To Never Plant Butterfly Bush Again!
Environment  (tags: butterflies, pollinators, Buddleia, Butterfly bush, plants, invasive, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat, green, nature, research, protection, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
I love the look of this plant, and you'll find all different varieties of it in nurseries around the country. But the main reason I used to plant it was because I thought it was one of the best for feeding and supporting butterflies. Turns out not true.
Save the Last Mexican Gray Wolves
Environment  (tags: endangered, protection, ethics, wildlife, conservation )

- 1 day ago -
Save the last Mexican gray wolves.
Obama Proposes Oil And Gas Drilling Along East Coast
Environment  (tags: Atlantic, Gas, Obama Administration, Ocean, Offshore Drilling, Offshore Wind, Oil )

- 1 day ago -
The announcement is part of the Department of Interior's latest five-year plan, which includes federal leases from 2017 to 2022.
'Historic' Storm Set to Slam Northeast; Airlines Cancel Flights
Environment  (tags: world, weather, United States, USA, Northeast, storm, airlines, flights cancelled )

- 1 day ago -
Public transportation in New York will shut down and only emergency vehicles will be allowed on the roads in 13 counties -- and on the streets of New York City -- as of 11 p.m., said Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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