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Radioactive Water From Fukushima Plant May Have Reached Sea
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, pollution, water, Fukushima, radioactive, contamination, TEPCO, environment, destruction, dishonesty, corruption, energy )

Naoko
- 1855 days ago - japantoday.com
TOKYO - Some of the hundreds of tons of radioactive water which leaked from a tank at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant may have been flown into the sea, the plant's operator said Wednesday.
ACTION ALERT: Don't Let Coal Waste Pollution Kill Whales and Dolphins! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: dirty coal, waste, mercury, destruction, contamination, dolphins, whales, threatened, protection, ecosystems, endangered )

Simone
- 2473 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to an article from the New York Times on mercury in fish, "the largest source of mercury contamination in the United States is coal-fueled power plant emissions." When dirty coal is burned, the waste water is pushed out into lakes, stream
Natural Gas Industry Attacks Oscar-Nominated Film "Gasland" for Chronicling Devastating Impact of Hydraulic Fracking
Environment  (tags: Gasland, documentary film, director Josh Fox, Hydraulic Fracking, Environmental Impact, health risks, contamination, drinking water, toxic chemicals, Health, FRAC Act, Natural Gas Industry, attacks, campaign, discredit Gasland, )

LucyKalei
- 2756 days ago - democracynow.org
Josh Fox, director of documentary Gasland, speaks out on gas industry's year-long campaign to damage film's credibility. 'Our rebuttals to every single 1 of their lies posted are at our website. ..Science backs up what citizens on the ground are saying..'
Like Clean Water? Get Your Reps on Board the Frac Act ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, water, contamination, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 3259 days ago - change.org
Despite risks of drinking water contamination, chemicals used in the natural gas drilling process called "hydraulic fracturing" continue to go unchecked and unregulated.
EPA Looks at Effects of Waste Plants on Minorities, Poor
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, pollution, humans, ecosystems, conservation, habitat, science, treatment, health, risks, safety, soil, water, contamination, disease, investigation, poor, politics )

Tom
- 3343 days ago - latimes.com
A Clinton-era executive order requiring federal agencies to consider the effect of their policies on disadvantaged communities was ignored by the Bush administration. Obama-appointed EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson has promised to analyze those effects.
Warmer Air, More & Warmer Water, More Disease
Environment  (tags: global warming, waterborne diseases, climate change, rainfall, contamination )

RC
- 3623 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Climatologists and epidemiologists fear that increased moisture in the air due to climate changes - dare we say global warming? - will bring more rain, and along with that, a resurgence in waterborne diseases.
CALL CONGRESS! Co-Sponsor HR 5580 to Ban Mercury at the Foul Four Chlorine Plants!
Environment  (tags: mercury, chlorine plants, environment, pollution, contamination, habitat, wildlife, protection, nature )

Cher
- 3843 days ago - takeaction.oceana.org
In 2005, when Oceana first set its sights on stopping chlorine companies from releasing mercury into our environment, nine plants were using outdated, mercury-polluting technology. Thanks to the efforts of WaveMakers like you, these "nasty nine"
A Plea for Help
Environment  (tags: nuclear, nuclear waste management, nuclear waste storage, radiation, Hanford Washington, Columbia River, contamination, nuclear contamination, radioactive contamination )

Max
- 3854 days ago - planetsave.com
The Northwest is being threatened with a huge plume of groundwater contaminated with radiation and heavy metals.
Captain Seeks Million-Dollar Damages for Erika Oil Spill
Environment  (tags: endangered, environment, government, habitatdestruction, oceans, water, world, wildlife, destruction, contamination, legal )

Erika
- 4132 days ago - terradaily.com
The Indian captain of the Erika, the tanker at the centre of a major oil spill off France in 1999, filed Wednesday for a million dollars in compensation
Warming Oceans Put More Stress on Whales
Environment  (tags: ClimateChange, contamination, ecosystems, endangered, environment, fish, globalwarming, oceans, pollution, research, water )

Boris
- 4138 days ago - ens-newswire.com:80
Climate change is making life more difficult for whales, dolphins and porpoises that must adapt to shrinking sea ice and decline in their prey species, according to a new study released by conservationists ahead of next week's annual IWC meeting
Plastic Shopping Bags and the Environment
Environment  (tags: world, wildlife, sustainability, pollution, oceans, habitatdestruction, greenliving, green, globalwarming, environment, endangered, ecosystems, contamination, ClimateChange, animals )

Cynthia
- 4172 days ago - abc.net.au
Plastic shopping bags have a surprisingly significant environmental impact for something so seemingly innocuous.
Fuel for Thought | All Biofuels Are Not Created Equal
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, agriculture, contamination, ecosystems, emissions, eco-friendly, ClimateChange )

Ross
- 4176 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
The world has come full circle. A century ago our first transportation biofuels -- the hay and oats fed to our horses -- were replaced by gasoline. Today, ethanol from corn and biodiesel from soybeans have begun edging out gasoline and diesel.
Care2's Race To Stop Global Warming
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, pollution, eco-friendly, contamination, off-set carbon, click to donate )

John
- 4179 days ago - stopglobalwarming.care2.com
Remember to include the race to stop global warming when you click to donate daily!
Northland Beach Resort Plans 'Endanger Wildlife'
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, contamination, wildlife, pollution, habitatdestruction )

Elena
- 4183 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
Promoters of an 850-home development near an unspoiled Northland beach say their latest plans will protect the area's ecology and give public access. But opponents still have serious concerns about the impact of the plans ...
Sea Life Threatened By Acidic Oceans: UN Panel
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, globalwarming, contamination, animals, climate, sealife )


- 4185 days ago - smh.com.au
Rising carbon dioxide emissions are making the world's oceans more acidic, particularly closer to the poles, heralding disaster for marine life, a major UN report on climate change impacts has warned.
 

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