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  “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” -Joseph Heller, Catch 22 Ever wonder where your tax dollars go? I mean besides wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, bailouts for Wall Street and tax cuts for the richest of the rich. How about our government’s rapidly expanding...
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  Malfunctioning equipment at an oil well site leaked thousands of gallons of oil into a creek south of Rawlins, federal regulators said Monday, although they weren’t sure of the exact total. The spill into Emigrant Creek, where cleanup operations are under way, totaled between 1,000 and 10,0...
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Greenpeace has launched a global campaign against Mattel the world's largest toy company. This is part of a decades long campaign to force multi-national corporations to purge operations links to rain forest destruction. Mattel is accused of packing Barbie and other toys with paper made with hardwoo...
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MOBILE, AL (WEAR/CNN) - Marine researchers say the BP oil spill may have played an indirect role in the unusual number of dolphin deaths along the Gulf Coast. The researchers said the dispersants used to clean the oil may have disrupted their food chain. "I used to say I had the best job in the wo...
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  State-owned power generating companies are dealing with high global energy prices that have cut their profits. China has also banned the export of diesel, to try to meet domestic demand. Power cuts occur every summer, but this year rising coal costs and a drop in hydropower output mean they...
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by Harumi Ozawa Thousands of people rallied in Japan Saturday to demand a shift away from nuclear power after an earthquake and tsunami sparked the world's worst atomic crisis since Chernobyl a quarter-century ago. Braving spring drizzle, thousands of demonstrators gathered at a park in Tokyo's Sh...
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Got hope and change? Supply-sider David Stockman was full of it in 1981 when the Reagan Revolution swept the country. Stockman, a rising star in GOP politics, became Reagan’s Director of the Office of Management and Budget and quickly began looking for ways to curtail the dreaded “welfare state.”...
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Wisconsin, USA -- Europe burns heaps of garbage, getting lots of electricity and some heat. The United States does not. Proponents say incineration shrinks the waste and produces heat and electricity while reducing the need for landfills and the diesel-drinking trucks tasked with taking trash to o...
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Winds are set to blow low-level radiation from Japan's quake-crippled nuclear power plant out over the Pacific Ocean in coming hours, easing health worries after drifting toward Tokyo early on Tuesday, experts said.       After the more serious 1986 Chernobyl disaster in the Sovie...
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Millions of dead fish washed up in King Harbor in Redondo Beach, Calif., on Monday, and authorities brought in skimmers and bulldozers to remove them. The dead sardines, anchovies and mackerel were so abundant, they formed a 12- to 18-inch layer on the harbor floor. The dead fish clean-up has cost $...
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Rainforest Action Network and the Yes Men have put together a great campaign focusing on Chevron’s efforts to green wash their poor environmental record: “Angry and frustrated that oil companies like Chevron think they can ignore their environmental and human rights abuses while cleaning up their im...
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Exxon Mobil Corp. has agreed to pay $25 million to resolve complaints over its handling of a huge underground oil spill in New York City. The settlement with Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and a related agreement with the environmental group Riverkeeper will settle years of litigation over the tox...
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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} Just one man is blocking the total ban on shark finning in American waters: Senator Tom Coburn. The senator from Oklahoma decided to block progress of the bill, due to concerns that it will cost too much money and is a "special intere...
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WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has developed a reputation for endearing political bluntness. But comments he reportedly made about global warming on Tuesday afternoon do seem a bit out of tune with a state that remains, generally, progressive on environmental matters. During a tow...
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    Hungarians displaced by the toxic sludge that flooded a rural valley are beginning to wonder whether they will ever go home, says the BBC's Nick Thorpe in Ajka. Villagers from Kolontar say they doubt whether they will ever be able to go back home The Sports Hall in Ajka contains ...
Elderly people evacuated from the village of Kolontar silting in the beds in the Sports Hall in Ajka
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Strong national legislation will curb climate change, strengthen our economy, create jobs and make our country more secure. Opponents of energy and climate legislation are spreading misinformation using front groups for the coal industry and even the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Companies that support ...
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  Early on a spring morning in the town of Damascus in northeastern Pennsylvania, the fog on the Delaware River rises to form a mist that hangs above the tree-covered hills on either side. A buzzard swoops in from the northern hills to join a flock ensconced in an evergreen on the rive...
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Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada) has just announced he is withdrawing oil disaster legislation until after August recess.  Following is a statement by Peter Lehner, Executive Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council: “Two weeks after the U.S. Senate shelved efforts to limit the carbon poll...
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  A law prohibiting the possession, sale and distribution of shark fins goes into effect in the state of Hawaii. Hailed as a victory, albeit a small one, by conservationists, this law nevertheless is a major step in recognizing the need for government action to help save the shark. Sought afte...
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More than 800,000 gallons of oil have been released into a creek in Marshall that feeds the Kalamazoo River.Houston-based Enbridge Energy Partners said Monday that oil flowed into the Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River after a leak developed in its pipeline.Enbridge said the 30-inch pipeline tra...
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