Entries Tagged as 'Pollution'

Kinder Morgan pipeline opposition

April 29th, 2017 · No Comments

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Dirty Shipping

September 4th, 2009 · No Comments

What little reliable information can be gleaned from the mass of estimates, best guesses and informed speculation paints a troubling picture. According to a pioneering 2007 study by James J. Corbett and others published in Environmental Science & Technology, shipping-related emissions of particulate matter contribute to approximately 60,000 premature cardiopulmonary and lung cancer deaths each […]

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Valley of the Drums

June 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

The Valley of the Drums is a 23-acre toxic waste site in northern Bullitt County, Kentucky, near Louisville, named after the waste-containing drums strewn across the area. It is known as one of the primary motivations for the passage of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, or Superfund Act of 1980. While the widely publicized Love Canal disaster is often credited as reason the […]

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Awful Pictures of Pollution

June 1st, 2009 · No Comments

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What Does Sewage Outflow Look Like?

April 8th, 2009 · No Comments

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Tags: Pollution · Waste

Linfen – The most polluted city on Earth

September 14th, 2008 · No Comments

VBS.tv does another spectacular documentary with this piece on Linfen. This is part 1. To see the rest, check out their site or follow this link: http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/community-news/china-pollution-88081801?src=rss

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Traffic Jam Pictures and Avoidance Advice

August 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Traffic jams really capture the essence of humanity’s absurd systems of living. Rather than cooperate to build infrastructure that may have a large up front cost but long term benefits, many cities continue to pursue the “have 10,000 engines running at once going 1 km/h model” of transportation planning. It’s such a simple problem to […]

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Sea Turtle

August 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Sea turtles (Superfamily Chelonioidea) are turtles found in all the world’s oceans except the Arctic Ocean. There are seven living species of sea turtles: flatback, green, hawksbill, Kemp’s Ridley, leatherback, loggerhead and olive ridley. The East Pacific subpopulation of the green turtle was previously classified as a separate species, the black turtle, but DNA evidence […]

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Tags: Animal Rights · Pollution · Spills

Ganges River Pollution

July 29th, 2008 · No Comments

The Ganges is a major river in the Indian subcontinent flowing east through the eponymous plains of northern India into Bangladesh. The 2,510 km (1,557 mi) river begins at the Gangotri Glacier in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, in the central Himalayas, and drains into the Bay of Bengal through its vast delta in the […]

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22/8: The Jeffrey Luers Story

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments

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Tags: Development · Pollution