Entries Tagged as 'Spills'

Kinder Morgan pipeline opposition

April 29th, 2017 · No Comments

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So, how many spills per day are there?

April 27th, 2009 · No Comments

We here at RMN, try do our best at covering some of the more significant oil, waste and industrial spills that occur around the globe. Unfortunately, we can only cover a tiny fraction of the amount that actually happen. Let us show you what we mean. Type in “spill” to Google News: http://news.google.com/news?um=1&ned=us&hl=en&q=spill What you’ll […]

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Australian Oil Spill Worse Than Thought

March 17th, 2009 · No Comments

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14,000 Barrel Oil Spill in Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest

March 11th, 2009 · No Comments

“The river was completely covered with oil from bank to bank.” (Mr. Beltman was generous enough to provide some photos taken of the spill for this story.) About 100 workers are cleaning up the area and a spokesperson for the pipeline company, Oleoducto de Crudos Pesados Ecuador, said the leak had been contained. http://ecoworldly.com/2009/02/27/14000-barrel-oil-spill-in-ecuadors-amazon-rainforest/

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Tennessee Needs Your Help

January 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Just after midnight on December 22, our own levees broke, and a man-made pond containing toxic ash – essentially the leftovers from the nearby coal-burning power plant – burst its walls, and more than one billion gallons of coal ash spilled into the Tennessee River and its tributaries. The spill is 40 times larger than […]

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Kingston Coal Accident

January 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Chris Irwin, with United Mountain Defense, spoke to the crowd warning them that this community meeting was “nothing more than a public relations snow job.” As reported in the New York Times, December 30, TVA finally revealed an inventory of the Kingston Fossil Plant waste generation in detail : “In just one year, the plant’s […]

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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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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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Chernobyl Explosion

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments

The Chernobyl disaster, or simply Chernobyl, was a nuclear reactor accident in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union. It was the worst nuclear power plant accident in history and the only instance so far of level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale, resulting in a severe release of radioactivity into the […]

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Earth’s 10 Worst Current Environmental Disasters

July 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Being a human being in the year 2008 is kind of like waking up naked in a ditch after a long night of hard partying only to discover that you’ve burned your house down, spent your childrens’ college fund on blow and – surprise! – there’s a dead hooker beside you. Somehow, “whoops!” just doesn’t […]

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