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Swapping Farmland For Coal Trains: Union Pacific’s Texas Land GrabPublished Desmogblog.com  8/31/2014
Railroad giant Union Pacific has some big plans for a tiny Texas community.  According to locals in the Brazos River Valley, the railroad company is hoping to turn some of the most fertile farmland in Texas into a massive, 72-line rail yard.Union Pacific’s plan would consume as much as 1,800 acres
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TRAINS TO NOWHEREPublished Global Possibilities  8/31/2014
Government Looking For Trains To Haul Radioactive Waste […]
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Australias Climate Change Conspiracy Theorists Get Angry Over Radio Interview That Never HappenedPublished Desmogblog.com  8/30/2014
In the space of six days, Rupert Murdoch's The Australian newspaper has published five news stories and an opinion piece attacking the credibility of the Australian government's weather and climate agency, the Bureau of Meteorology.I've covered the guts of the early stories over on my Planet Oz blog
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Grocery Industry Initiative Promoting Food Ingredient Transparency
Published Sustainable Brands  8/29/2014
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) has announced it is launching a modernization initiative that will improve the process and increase transparency for making Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) determinations of ingredients added to food.GMA will take the lead in defining a standard that
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Whale: It’s What’s Not for Dinner. Anywhere.Published OneEarth  8/29/2014
By Brian Palmer Norwegians killed 729 whales this year, marking the largest catch in two decades. The hunt persists despite a more than 30-year ban on commercial whaling worldwide, making Norway one of only three countries that continue to flout international
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Obama Opened Floodgates for Offshore Fracking in Recent Gulf of Mexico LeasePublished Desmogblog.com  8/28/2014
In little-noticed news arising out of a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease held by the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the floodgates have opened for Gulf offshore hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”).With 21.6 million acres auctioned off by the Obama
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The Continued Farce
Published Climate Dispatch  8/29/2014
Eastern Orthodox icon depicting the First Council of NicaeaJust last week, the temperatures in Middle Georgia, where I write, were over 100 degrees. This week, they are struggling to get to 90. But, as say climate change advocates, that is called weather, not climate. Of course, this is the second
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Oil Spill Simulated On B.C.’s Fraser River, Burrard InletPublished Raincoast  8/28/2014
The Huffington Post B.C.Researchers dumped hundreds of bright yellow cards into B.C.'s Fraser River and Burrard Inlet to simulate how far a potential oil spill from the Trans Canada pipeline would spread...
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Not Even Toxic Waste Stops Gentrification: 3 New York Superfund Sites in Developing NeighborhoodsPublished Global Possibilities  8/28/2014
  Environment   City Limits / By Jarrett Murphy Archive […]
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FedEx May Pay for Millions For Misclassifying Workers
Published Sustainable Brands  8/28/2014
FedEx could be liable for hundreds of millions of dollars in drivers’ operating expenses and wages after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week that a class of 2,300 individuals working for FedEx Ground was misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees.As a result, FedEx
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The Continued Farce
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Proof That White Dwarfs Can Reignite and Explode
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Not Even Toxic Waste Stops Gentrification: 3 New York Superfund Sites in Developing Neighborhoods

Not Even Toxic Waste Stops Gentrification: 3 New
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Grocery Industry Initiative Promoting Food Ingredient Transparency

Grocery Industry Initiative Promoting Food
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FedEx May Pay for Millions For Misclassifying Workers

FedEx May Pay for Millions For Misclassifying
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Tea Time Might Be Over, Once World Wakes Up to
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