Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tag: pollution

National parks overflow with trash, human waste as gov’t shutdown approaches...

Park experts are now warning that the damage may take years to undo.

The EPA has backed off enforcement under Trump – here are...

Combined with regulatory rollbacks and structural weakening of the EPA, the steep declines in enforcement nearly across the board show that Trump’s EPA is on what we consider a dangerous path.

EU to ban common single-use plastics to address environment and marine...

"Europe now has a legislative model to defend and promote at international level, given the global nature of the issue of marine pollution involving plastics."

If you recycled all the plastic garbage in the world, you...

In other words, if someone could collect and recycle all the unrecycled plastic on earth, this person would be richer than any individual on the planet.

Trump administration aims to strip Clean Water Act, opening up waterways...

The Trump administration has been attacking the Clean Water Act and the Obama-era Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule since coming into power.

The smoke’s gone, but hearts and lungs still may be in...

The long-term effects of breathing this cocktail are unknown.

EPA disbands panel that reviewed clean air standards, appoints new members...

"We're seeing EPA trying to cut science out of the process."

10 worst plastic polluting companies found by global cleanups

In the U.S. specifically, a total of 70 cleanups determined that Nestlé, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola were the worst corporate plastic polluters, in that order.

Half the world’s killer whale populations at risk from toxic chemicals

Ten out of the world's 19 killer whale populations were rapidly dwindling, the study found.

The fracking industry’s water nightmare

Water itself now poses a risk to the already failing financial model of the American fracking industry, and that is something the industry won’t be able to ignore.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Leaked document shows Trump administration planned to traumatize migrant children

The Trump administration intended to "traumatize children and intentionally create a humanitarian crisis at the border."

Capitalist-style wealth gap: 1 tech guy = 1,000,000 teachers

Capitalism is a perfect system for people like this, who care only about making more money than everyone else, and fail to grasp the importance of a healthy, working society.

Women’s March survives and thrives in LA

“There wasn’t just a blue wave, there was a pink wave, and we’re proud of it.”

Police sergeant was unbalanced and urine-stained after injuring innocent civilian

Jeffrey Kutz was charged with third-degree vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and reckless driving. He was also suspended without pay from the department.

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