Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: safety

Trump order to allow LNG by rail would expand ‘bomb train’...

As the U.S. grapples with a potential boom in moving fracked natural gas-turned-LNG across this country using long, heavy unit trains, it seems like a question the FRA should be examining.

Oil-by-rail rises once again as safety rules disappear

Both the U.S. and Canada are taking steps that ignore or undermine the lessons and regulatory measures to improve safety since the oil train explosions and spills of years past.

Monsanto’s Toxic Chemicals Lurking in 26,000 U.S. Public Schools

“Supporters are calling on the EPA to survey school systems nationwide and update its records to better assess the scope of potential PCB hazards in schools.”

A Former Governor Admitted He Put Economics Ahead of Safety When...

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell admitted his state’s fracking regulations favored economics over environmental safety

Whistleblower Says EPA Officials Covered Up Toxic Fracking Methane Emissions for...

An environmental watchdog claims the EPA is involved in a cover-up holding back information about the oil and gas industry.

Drones in the Skies Over America: A Potential Nightmare in the...

With this new obsession with drones comes more air traffic issues, privacy issues, and possible vulnerability to terrorist attacks. These drones might seem like harmless toys, but they can cause serious damage.

Fear of Terrorism Is Making Us Crazy, Especially in the US

With multiple terrorism instances occurring this last decade, it is no wonder the world is always fearful in anticipation for the next terrorist act. Unfortunately, because of this fear, Americans are traveling less and to fewer places if they do.

More and War

So many tax dollars have been spent on the further militarization of the country. We no longer have the slightest idea what life might be like if, instead of 17 significant intelligence outfits, we had just two of them, or even one.

POPULAR

‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
video

Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?