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As the oil makes shore, and British Petroleum eyes horizons deep in something quite other than water, the real question lands on the desk of the one man who can make of this tragic disaster an ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 625 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 10:09 AM PDT with 894 Recommends
In nearly four decades since the Clean Water Act was passed, the Environmental Protection Agency has never vetoed any mining permit retroactively. That changed this morning. Word ...
by dotcommodity
Comment Count 235 comments on Thu Jan 13, 2011 at 08:52 AM PST with 629 Recommends
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by Carnacki
Comment Count 237 comments on Mon Aug 31, 2009 at 06:37 PM PDT with 556 Recommends
Today there is sad news out of Roane County, Tenn .: A retention pond at ...
by Bruce Nilles
Comment Count 392 comments on Tue Dec 23, 2008 at 11:44 AM PST with 537 Recommends
Two hundred fifty million years ago the CO2 levels shot up in the atmosphere, the oceans turned into acid, temperatures skyrocketed and death embraced the earth, killing over 90% of marine species ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 323 comments on Mon Jan 24, 2011 at 06:11 PM PST with 534 Recommends
by wvablue
Comment Count 528 comments on Sat Jun 02, 2007 at 07:52 PM PDT with 488 Recommends
At the Clinton Global Initiative Conference today, the former Vice President called for civil disobedience to stop the building of new coal facilities.
by GlowNZ
Comment Count 348 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2008 at 10:28 AM PDT with 475 Recommends
This is amazingly good news. (Washington, D.C. - March 24, 2009) The United States Environmental Protection Agency has sent two letters to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expressing ...
by greendem
Comment Count 192 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2009 at 12:00 PM PDT with 454 Recommends
The water contamination crisis in Charleston, WV, has generated some well deserved attention here. It has created a disruption in the personal and economic lives of those affected that is hard to ...
by Keith930
Comment Count 153 comments on Sun Jan 12, 2014 at 07:10 PM PST with 445 Recommends
I tend to take all polls with a very large grain of salt, but I am very encouraged by the polls released so far this morning, including the fact that 51% of likely voters in the new Gallup poll are "...
by Kula2316
Comment Count 479 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2008 at 01:25 AM PST with 444 Recommends
This info first posted by Anna Marie Hitt needs to be posted ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 154 comments on Tue Nov 01, 2011 at 11:04 AM PDT with 433 Recommends
This post co-written by Mary Anne Hitt, Deputy Director of the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign Very big news out of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this morning – the ...
by Bruce Nilles
Comment Count 164 comments on Fri Sep 11, 2009 at 09:03 AM PDT with 418 Recommends
From the folks at Rainforest Action Network ( press release ) At a peaceful protest on ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 205 comments on Tue Jun 23, 2009 at 12:07 PM PDT with 408 Recommends
Global warming is sweeping Capitol Hill. Tuesday featured three different committee hearings, with the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee featuring heavy-hitter Sir Nicholas Stern. Stern ...
by richardbelldc
Comment Count 376 comments on Wed Feb 14, 2007 at 05:38 AM PST with 395 Recommends
In 1962 an exposed vein of coal in an abandoned strip mine caught on fire on the eastern side of Pennsylvania and it burned under ground for... ...what is it today? 2010? For 48 years. For 48 ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 239 comments on Tue Jun 01, 2010 at 10:22 PM PDT with 393 Recommends
Earlier this week my West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin said the following about whether people should be drinking the water in Charleston and downstream: "It's your decision....I'm not a ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 193 comments on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 12:06 PM PST with 385 Recommends
After several failed attempts, the first satellite with solar cells aboard went into orbit on St. Patrick’s Day, 1958. The Navy, having no faith in the solar unit, placed a battery onboard as well.
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 248 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 06:30 AM PDT with 381 Recommends
It's been more than a week since the cave in at the Utah mine and still no sign of the 6 workers that are trapped. While the story in ...
by DJShay
Comment Count 224 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2007 at 06:42 AM PDT with 380 Recommends
( Cross-posted at the Appalachian Voices Front Porch Blog ) Beth Vorhees interviewed Senator Hillary Clinton ...
by faithfull
Comment Count 346 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2008 at 08:21 AM PDT with 356 Recommends
Dr. James Hansen, preeminent climate researcher, told the world today that scientists have grossly underestimated the severity of the effects of carbon dioxide emissions. The ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 336 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2008 at 03:46 PM PDT with 348 Recommends