Environment

Piggie Of The Week: The PA Dept Of Environmental Protection
With more snow than we've seen in years, PA is running out of road salt. But the state has a great idea to solve the problem... if by "great" you mean "simply awful". Read more...
Denying Climate Change -- While Exploiting It
Washington won’t act to slow the chaos of climate change, even as the Navy prepares to patrol an open Arctic Ocean and the oil industry pushes to be able to start drilling in newly ice-free Arctic waters. Read more...
Japan Proceeds With Largest Taiji Dolphin Massacre In Years
Watching yet another massacre of hundreds of dolphins -- and the capture and removal for aquarium display another hundred or more -- by Japanese captors in the town of Taiji is difficult to stomach. Those of us who have seen The Cove know what is going on behind their walled-off zone. Read more...
Enbridge Replaces 461-Foot Section Of Pipeline After Crane Topples
Enbridge has replaced a 461-foot section of new oil pipeline in Michigan after it fell into a ditch when a crane holding it toppled on its side. Read more...
Lee Camp: Fracking Propaganda In Elementary Schools?
This is your Moment of Clarity #285... Read more...

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Senator Bernie Sanders Asks Why Network Sunday Shows Ignore Global Warming
Sunday news shows devoted a total of 8 minutes to the issue of climate change in 2012. Read more...
The Daily Show Mocks Terrorism Policies In Wake Of W. Virginia Chemical Spill
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart pointed out the absurdity of our terrorism policies compared to the way we treat industry in the United States when it comes to the safety of our water supply. Read more...
Water Ban Lifted For Part Of W.Virginia After Coal Industry Chemical Spill
West Virginia officials announced Monday they have begun to lift a tap-water ban — but strictly on a zone-by-zone basis — that has left 300,000 residents without safe drinking and bath water since a chemical spill five days ago. Read more...
300,000 Without Water After Coal Industry Chemical Spill In W. Virginia
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin declares a state of emergency after spill contaminates Elk River, "Only safe use is to flush or put out fire." Read more...