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Couple In Drought Stricken California Threatened With Fine For NOT Watering Lawn

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The state of California is currently in the midst of the worst drought on record. According to research published in mid July, 2014, the current drought has created “the greatest absolute reduction in water availability ever seen” in California. Given that information, it makes sense that state and local authorities […]

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Tests Show Crude MCHM Spilled In West Virginia Is Far More Toxic Than Reported

Tests Show Crude MCHM Spilled In West Virginia Is Far More Toxic Than Reported

  n July 10th, 2014, environmental engineer Andrew Whelton, released the results of federally funded research carried out on the chemical known as crude MCHM. Crude MCHM is the chemical which contaminated the water supply of more than 300,000 West Virginia residents last January. Whelton’s research shows a ‘drastic difference’ […]

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James Cameron Wants To Take Away Your Bacon (Not Really)

James Cameron Wants To Take Away Your Bacon (Not Really)

To advocate plant-based diets is to be ‘militant’ or ‘extreme.’ To clutch bacon like it’s a gun nut’s AR-15 is simply American.

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Breaking: L.A. Streets Submerged In Oil After Pipeline Ruptures (VIDEO)

According to early reports, the oil spill covers at least half a mile, and is concentrated in the Atwater Village area of Glendale.  The oil is reported to be more than knee-deep in some areas. Image: screen grab / NBC

According to early reports, the oil spill covers at least half a mile, and is concentrated in the Atwater Village area of Glendale. The oil is reported to be more than knee-deep in some areas.

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West Virginia Coal Mine With More Than 250 Safety Violations In 2013 Kills Two (VIDEO)

West Virginia Coal Mine With More Than 250 Safety Violations In 2013 Kills Two (VIDEO)

Two workers at the Brody coal mine, located in West Virginia’s Boone County, were killed after a structural collapse.

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Major Explosion At Texas Based Koch Industries Plant

David and Charles Koch

Charles and David Koch have poured billions of dollars into the political process, in an effort to decimate regulatory policies.

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Study Shows Methane Levels At Fracking Sites Up To 1000 Times Higher Than EPA Estimates (VIDEO)

Study Shows Methane Levels At Fracking Sites Up To 1000 Times Higher Than EPA Estimates (VIDEO)

On April 14, 2014 the National Academy of Sciences published the results of a study which shows that actual methane emissions around gas fracking sites are between 100 and 1,000 times higher than the EPA estimates. The measurements, recorded by researchers studying methane emissions in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale region, were […]

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House Republicans Target National Parks And Monuments

HR 1459, nicknamed the 'no new parks bill' is making its way through Congress. The GOP sponsored bill would virtually halt the creation of new national parks. Image: Tony Kent

HR 1459, called the ‘no new parks bill’ is making its way through Congress. The GOP sponsored bill would virtually halt the creation of new national parks.

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Hidden Camera Documents Year Of Constant Coal Ash Waste Dumped Into Ohio River

Hidden Camera Documents Year Of Constant Coal Ash Waste Dumped Into Ohio River

If you think the news about coal ash and coal chemical spills has been bad lately, wait until you see the one you don’t know about. North Carolina and West Virginia have dominated the headlines over what the coal industry has done to the Dan River and the Elk River. […]

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WATCH: Phony Fox Video Mashup Portrays Oil Spill Protesters As Torch-Wielding Eco-Terrorists

Pitchforks and torches scene screen captured from 'The Simpsons Movie.'

Watch; Fox Five attempts to further the idea that environmental protesters are ‘eco-terrorists’ by totally distorting events from two different locations.

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American Icon And Folk Singer Pete Seeger Dies

American Icon And Folk Singer Pete Seeger Dies

“I look upon myself as a planter of seeds.” ~ Pete Seeger Pete Seeger was part of my life before I even knew who he was. As a child, one of my favorite songs was “Where Have All The Flowers Gone?” Though I was young, the message of that song […]

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OOPS! BP Study Shows Natural Gas Doesn’t Reduce Greenhouse Gasses

OOPS! BP Study Shows Natural Gas Doesn’t Reduce Greenhouse Gasses

Christof Ruehl, BP’s chief economist, just admitted that switching to natural gas had little impact on overall emissions, and will not stall climate change.

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GOP Congress Guts Toxic Waste Clean Up Laws, As WV Struggles Without Water

Mayflower neighborhood oil spill; photo by Ryan Liggett @KATV

The same day Freedom Industries spilled toxic waste in WV, House republicans passed a bill to eliminate the EPA’s power to enforce clean up of toxic spills

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Conservative Hypocrisy: ALEC Wants To Tax Homeowners With Solar Panels

Conservative Hypocrisy: ALEC Wants To Tax Homeowners With Solar Panels

ALEC is trying to scare homeowners away from solar power by imposing a tax on anybody who puts electricity back into the power grid.

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The Hunger Games: Catching Paranoia (Featuring Agenda 21) (VIDEO)

The Hunger Games: Catching Paranoia (Featuring Agenda 21) (VIDEO)

If you are like millions of other movie-goers, you saw the second installment of The Hunger Games this past holiday weekend. Catching Fire has made almost $300 million since its release on November 21st. Many viewers on both ends of the political spectrum see their own beliefs reflected back at […]

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Fox’s Greg Gutfeld: Environmentalism Leads To Mass Murder (VIDEO)

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Greg Gutfeld’s recent rant portrayed environmentalists as rich sociopaths willing to kill poor people by the truckload.

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Big Oil Places A Gag Order On 2 Children

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This is classic gangster activity; destroy a family’s home, dictate the terms of the agreement, then coerce them – and their children –into a gag order.

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Divestment: An Old But Effective Strategy Is Being Revived For Climate Change Fight

Divestment: An Old But Effective Strategy Is Being Revived For Climate Change Fight

Bill McKibben is using divestment strategies similar to those used in the fight against apartheid in South Africa to put pressure on companies.

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Michigan Tar Sands Protester Skates Enbridge Pipeline (Part 2 of 2)

Chris spent ten hours in the pipeline; he saw, heard and felt many things. What happened next may help answer the question: 'Does Enbridge Care About Me?' Image @ BattleCreekEnquirer

Chris spent ten hours in the pipeline; he saw, heard and felt many things. What happened next may help answer the question, ‘Does Enbridge Care About Me?’

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How Did The Koch Brothers Get Away With Polluting Detroit?

Isn’t that nice? Piles of environmentally dirty waste lining the Detroit shores…courtesy of the Koch Borothers. Photo: Fabrizio Costantini @TheNYTimes

Petcoke releases an average of 53.6 percent more carbon dioxide than coal. And who owns the pile piling up in Detroit? That’d be the Koch Brothers.

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