Natural Gas Drilling

Demonstrators Occupy Footprint Power Headquarters

Common Dreams | “Natural gas is no better than coal as an energy source."
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Nestle seeks more groundwater to expand Michigan plant

Natural Society | They're putting profits over people - and the environment - yet again
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Canada, U.S., unveil plan to slash methane, but where’s the fracking ban?

Common Dreams | Joint plan announced by Trudeau and Obama to achieve Paris climate agreement goals gets praise from environmental groups, but Arctic drilling still a concern
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Arctic Sea Ice Loss Prompts Biggest Change to Maps ‘Since Breakup of USSR’

Lauren McCauley | National Geographic cartographer: 'Until you have a hard-copy map in your hand, the message doesn't really hit home'

Future village of 100 to bypass coming crisis

Intellihub | Do you have a bug out plan in place?

US lawmakers agree to fast-track secretive international trade deals

RT | Leaders of two key congressional panels have agreed on a deal that would “fast-track” the Obama administration’s ability to draft a pair of controversial international trade bills and move them through Congress

Shasta: County air quality management board holds public hearing on geoengineering

Intellihub | A public hearing was recently held concerning geoengineering applications
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Over 30 Tenn. chicken breeding facilities under quarantine after highly pathogenic strain of avian...

Intellihub | H7 avian influenza causes chaos at Tennessee chicken farms
Zika virus

Deadly West Nile Virus spreads to at least 2 U.S. states

Shepard Ambellas | West Nile now threatening several U.S. states

Intellihub H.Q. to be bombarded by two hurricanes

Shepard Ambellas | An ominous day in Hawaii as people prepare for the worst

Japan to reopen 1st nuclear plant after Fukushima disaster – despite volcano risks

RT | Regional governor Yuichiro Ito has waved away the objections

Experts: Record cold summer leads to changing leaves in August

CBS Pittsburgh | Right now Pittsburgh is on pace for the 9th coldest summer since record keeping began in 1871
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Global report on ‘neonicotinoid disaster’ a ‘wake-up call’ to save the bees, say groups

Andrea Germanos | Neonicotinoids threaten "heart of a functioning ecosystem," says report co-author

New Jersey Gov. Christie signs bill ‘siding with private water companies’ over public water

Andrea Germanos | 'Privatization is one of the single biggest threats to clean water and public health.'—Jeff Tittel, New Jersey Sierra Club

​Beemageddon: White House reveals national strategy to tackle honeybee decline

RT | The dwindling number of honeybees in the US has been a constant worry for farmers in recent years – and now the White House is buzzing into action

Water costs skyrocket 1,000% where half the nation’s fruits, vegetables and nuts are grown

J.D. Heyes | It is not as if there aren't any economic factors influencing the price of groceries these days
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A clean energy future is possible: A message for the 4th anniversary of Fukushima

Andrea Gemanos | 'The Fukushima disaster shows us exactly why we cannot and should not try to rely on nuclear energy to solve the climate crisis.'

Portland bans insecticide in light of massive bee deaths

Barbara Minton | Portland, Oregon has joined at least seven other cities in banning the usage of neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides that many scientists think is behind colony collapse disorder

Drilling approved in Gulf near site of Deepwater Horizon disaster

Nadia Prupis | Louisiana-based company will be first to try tapping Macondo reservoir since 2010 oil spill

Elevated rates of thyroid cancer found in Fukushima youth

Lauren McCauley | Over 100 Fukushima youth diagnosed with definitive or suspected thyroid gland cancer

Tar Sands resistance blowing huge hole in oil industry’s bottom line: Report

Lauren McCAuley | 'Business as usual for Big Oil—particularly in the tar sands—is over.'

Study: ‘Shocking’ water loss in western U.S.

Deirdre Fulton | Satellites show groundwater supply at greater risk than previously thought

New York property owner and manager sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for...

Justice.gov | Mills’ and Allen’s prison sentences will be followed by two years of supervised release
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Thanksgiving mess: Airlines cancel hundreds of flights as storm rips through Northeast

RT | Holiday travelers will have to deal with a storm consisting of rain, at times heavy snow, fog

Vermonters ready celebration as nuclear plant shuts down for good

Jon Queally | Owners of Vermont Yankee lost their battle with local residents to keep accident-prone plant running for decades more
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Massive radiation plume from Fukushima heading toward U.S. West Coast according to a scientific...

David Gutierrez | Levels to remain high through at least 2026

Gaza on brink of acute water crisis: Red Cross

Andrea Germanos | Blockaded strip's already deteriorating water system near catastrophe

Top 10 U.S. cities running out of water

Ethan A. Huff | The U.S. Drought Monitor has released new data on U.S. cities that are running out of water
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Waters at risk? EPA will revoke The Clean Waters Act of 1972

Natural Society | Environmental, conservation groups vow to fight the repeal
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Groundbreaking study confirms: We must leave fossil fuels “in the ground”

Sarah Lazare | New research first of its kind to identify specific national reserves that must remain untapped