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Not Just the Atlantic: Obama Leasing Millions of Gulf Acres for Offshore Drilling
Published Desmogblog.com  7/23/2014
Deploying the age-old “Friday news dump,” President Barack Obama's Interior Department gave the green light on Friday, July 18 to companies to deploy seismic air guns to examine the scope of Atlantic Coast offshore oil-and-gas reserves.It is the first time in over 30 years that the oil and gas
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New Material Traps Airborne Radioactive Elements
Published Nuke Worker  7/24/2014
New Material Traps Airborne Radioactive Elementshttp://blogs.voanews.com/science-world/2014/07/21/new-material-traps-airborne-radioactive-elements/
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Getting Around: Innovative Collegiate Shared-Use Mobility Programs
Published Natural Resources Defense Council  7/23/2014
Deron Lovaas, Federal Transportation Policy Director, Washington, D.C. This blog was penned by a colleague in our Urban Solutions Group: Dylan Anslow, a MAP Fellow and Stanford University student.ZipCar’s signature bright green stickers have become
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Bombs for Butterflies
Published OneEarth  7/23/2014
By Jason Bittel I’m here to tell you about a weapon that could change the world. It’s small, inexpensive, and easy to conceal. Discharging it in public wouldn’t harm any living creature; it wouldn’t even land you in jail. What it would do, believe it or not, is
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For Freedom Industries, a Small Price to Pay for Poisoning West Virginia Water
Published CommonDreams  7/22/2014
Joshua Holland (Image: via Facebook)Last week, Freedom Industries — the now bankrupt company that was responsible for a chemical spill that tainted the drinking water of hundreds of thousands of West Virginians — learned that there will be a small price to pay for its
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BNSF Nears Shift To One-Member Crews, Possibly Even on Dangerous Oil Trains
Published Desmogblog.com  7/22/2014
This is a guest post by Cole Stangler. For decades, the U.S. railroad industry has successfully shed labor costs by shifting to smaller and smaller operating crews. Now, it’s on the verge of what was once an unthinkable victory: single-member crews, even on dangerous oil trains.A tentative agreement
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Fishermen and Scientists Work Together to Track Sick Fish
Published Ocean Conservacy  7/21/2014
Fishermen are on the water every day, which means they are often the first to notice when something changes. After the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, we heard reports from fishermen that they were catching
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WWF, IKEA Release Better Cotton Initiative Progress Report
Published Sustainable Brands  7/21/2014
The WWF and IKEA have released a new report highlighting the impacts of their work with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), as the organization restates its aim to make up 30 percent of global cotton production by 2020.Two of the founding members of BCI, WWF and IKEA started collaborating in 2005 on
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TOTD: Mater (Loggerhead) is 36 km E off the coast of United States and 41 km from St Augustine http://myd.as/t128868
Published Sea Turtle Org  7/19/2014
Mater (Loggerhead) is 36 km E off the coast of United States and 41 km from St Augustine http://myd.as/t128868 - ADOPT Mater http://myd.as/a128868 - "Mater" is a 96.7 cm SCLmin (123 kg) male loggerhead that was captured during research trawling on 12 June 2014 offshore of the Altamaha Reef off the
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The Final Frontier: Canadas National Energy Board Raises the Specter of Deep Offshore Drilling in the Arctic Ocean
Published Natural Resources Defense Council  7/18/2014
Chuck Clusen, Director, National Parks and Alaska Projects, Washington, DC This blog was co-authored by Joshua Axelrod.Last week, Canada’s major oil and gas regulator, the National Energy Board (NEB), acquiesced to the requests of two of the world’s largest oil
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