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Advocacy Groups to Cable Media Giants: Diversify Morning Political Talk Shows

Race Wire - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 10:34pm

"At a time when our communities continue to be the victims of hate crimes, the media must do better in representing the broad spectrum of America." 

Shrimp farming is booming in Tamil Nadu, but at the cost of water and soil pollution.

National Environmental News on Other Sites - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 7:00am
High salt content in groundwater renders it unusable, a violation of forest laws.

Chevron paying $181K to settle Richmond air quality violations.

National Environmental News on Other Sites - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 7:00am
All settlement money will be used to fund the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's inspection and enforcement activities.

Blankenship wants Trump MSHA to re-examine UBB report.

National Environmental News on Other Sites - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 7:00am
Former Massey CEO Don Blankenship said Friday he wants the Department of Labor to revisit its investigation and report on the April 2010 explosion that killed 29 miners at Massey’s Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County.

Fuel’s rush in: US oil companies hurry to lay pipelines under Trump.

Climate Change News (Offsite) - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 7:00am
A high-stakes battle is underway on multiple front lines across America, as Native American and climate change activists square off against oil and pipeline companies racing to lay as much infrastructure into the ground as quickly as possible.

Fuel’s rush in: US oil companies hurry to lay pipelines under Trump.

National Environmental News on Other Sites - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 7:00am
A high-stakes battle is underway on multiple front lines across America, as Native American and climate change activists square off against oil and pipeline companies racing to lay as much infrastructure into the ground as quickly as possible.

Natural gas storage plan halted at Seneca Lake.

National Environmental News on Other Sites - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 7:00am
It was a blandly expressed ending to a dramatic conflict that has roiled New York's Finger Lakes region for more than six years.

Your Rubik's Cube might not be as good for you as you think.

National Environmental News on Other Sites - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 7:00am
A puzzle toy designed to exercise the mind‚ ironically‚ contains chemical contaminants that can damage the nervous system and reduce intellectual capacity‚ a new global study has found.

Tax break for high-alcohol wine sours health advocates.

National Environmental News on Other Sites - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 7:00am
Winemakers could soon receive a tax break that would spur production of higher-alcohol wines, a move that would pad their bottom lines but that has health advocates seeing red.

A Photo From Space Shows Belgium Shining Bright, and Social Media Lights Up

NY Times Environmental News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 5:54am
Photos taken by a French astronaut sparked a discussion about their beauty — and also raised questions about energy use.

Tillerson, in Alaska, Gives No Hint on Paris Climate Accord

NY Times Environmental News - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 5:16pm
At a meeting of the Arctic Council, the secretary of state was noncommittal when asked about the administration’s view on the landmark climate agreement.

Matter: To Simulate Climate Change, Scientists Build Miniature Worlds

NY Times Environmental News - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 11:02am
A series of experimental “mesocosms” in Australia show that a warming world will have unexpected effects on marine ecosystems.

The injustice of Atlantic City’s floods.

Climate Change News (Offsite) - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 7:00am
New Jersey's working class are forgotten as federal government funds fixes for wealthier neighbors.

How California’s greenhouse gas laws can better serve disadvantaged communities.

Climate Change News (Offsite) - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 7:00am
Environmental justice advocates are working to ensure the state’s efforts to combat climate change benefit everyone — and the lessons can be applied nationwide.

Experts see climate change peril for South Florida's black and Hispanic communities.

Climate Change News (Offsite) - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 7:00am
African-American, Caribbean-American and Hispanic communities are typically located miles from South Florida beaches where climate change is most visible — but people who live in those areas are profoundly vulnerable to the effects.

Obama sees new front in climate change battle: agriculture.

Climate Change News (Offsite) - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 7:00am
In his first foreign speech since leaving office, the former president takes up a cause better associated with his wife.

Hog poop bacteria from big NC farms taints nearby homes.

National Environmental News on Other Sites - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 7:00am
As the state bats around a bill shielding hog farms from some nuisance lawsuits, new evidence filed in court last week finds harmful bacteria on homes near large confinement farms.

The injustice of Atlantic City’s floods.

National Environmental News on Other Sites - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 7:00am
New Jersey's working class are forgotten as federal government funds fixes for wealthier neighbors.

A climate solution that also lifts Indigenous rights.

National Environmental News on Other Sites - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 7:00am
Deep questions about justice run through these United Nations talks underway here in Bonn. Few run deeper than Indigenous rights.

Dakota Access pipeline leaked 84 gallons of oil in April.

National Environmental News on Other Sites - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 7:00am
The Dakota Access pipeline leaked 84 gallons of oil in South Dakota early last month, which an American Indian tribe says bolsters its argument that the pipeline jeopardizes its water supply and deserves further environmental review.

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