Sunday, September 22, 2019

Tag: pollution

#DrillingisKilling: Surfrider Foundation releases video to inform public of Trump administration’s...

The Trump administration's new plan to expand offshore oil drilling will impact thousands of miles of coastline and the coastal life as many have...

Photo essay: The military is poisoning America’s groundwater

But the Pentagon assumes no liability and refuses to pay for cleaning up the contamination it has caused.

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.

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NYPD officer who guarded El Chapo’s wife arrested for selling cocaine

Under investigation after providing security for the wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán while off-duty, NYPD Officer Ishmael Bailey was charged Wednesday...

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."

Is Norway better off with socialism that the U.S. is with capitalism?

You might want to examine the poster below.  It mixes economic with social results. Naturally, it is somewhat picky.  For example,...

Will Americans let Trump start World War III for Saudi Arabia and Israel?

On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones...

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...