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text Lawsuit Challenges Approval of Destructive Napa Vineyard Development by Center for Biological Diversity
Project Will Destroy Wildlife Habitat, Cut Down Thousands of Trees...
Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:48PM
text EPA Analysis: 97 Percent of Endangered Species Threatened by Two Common Pesticides by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, January 18, 2017 — The Environmental Protection Agency today released its first rigorous nationwide analysis of the effects of pesticides on endangered species, finding that 97 percent of the more than 1,800 animals and plants protected under the Endangered Species Act are likely to be harmed by malathion and chlorpyrifos, two commonly used pesticides. Another 78 percent are likely to be hurt by the pesticide diazinon. The results released today are the final biological evaluation...
Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:11PM
text USDA Grants Final Approval for Invasive GE Grass by Center for Biological Diversity
Rushed Approval of Genetically Engineered Bentgrass Granted Despite Ongoing Threat to Agriculture, Environment...
Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:50PM
text Turtle Island Statement on EPA Administrator Candidate Scott Pruitt by Peter
In advance of the confirmation hearings with the U.S. Senate, Turtle Island Restoration Network has issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:19PM
text California Agency Proposes Turning Monterey Aquifer Into Oil Waste Dump by Center for Biological Diversity
State's Proposal Shrugs Off Voters' Approval of Ban on Oil Waste Injection...
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:01PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News January 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry, in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those who're working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our January 2017 report:...
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:29PM
text Killing Continues to Mount in California Drift Gillnet Fishery: Government Adds New Species by Cassie
Today, the National Marine Fisheries Service published its final List of Fisheries for 2017. The list classifies U.S. fisheries based on the level of mortality and serious injury that occurs in each fishery. The California drift gillnet fishery is once again ranked as Category I, the most harmful rating a fishery can receive....
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:21PM
text Livermore Residents in Hazmat Suits to Rally Against Plan to Sacrifice Water to Big Oil by Center for Biological Diversity
LIVERMORE, Calif.— Livermore residents and Center for Biological Diversity members wearing hazmat suits and flanked by toxic waste barrels will rally tomorrow at Livermorium Plaza against a plan to sacrifice local underground water to the oil industry. The rally will take place ahead of a public hearing held by state oil regulators on this "aquifer exemption" plan....
Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:11PM
text Army Corps Issues Blanket Approval to Destroy Tens of Thousands of Acres of U.S. Wetlands by Center for Biological Diversity
Program Allows Mass Environmental Degradation With Limited Oversight...
Posted: Mon Jan 9, 2017 1:48AM
text Federal Analysis Downplays Fracking's Threats to Public Land in California by Center for Biological Diversity
Draft Proposal Seeks to Open Hundreds of Thousands of Acres of Public Land on Central Coast to Drilling, Fracking...
Posted: Thu Jan 5, 2017 3:57PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News December 2016 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our December 2016 report:...
Posted: Wed Jan 4, 2017 10:35PM
text Amount of Intense Earthquakes Increases in the USGS Full Data 1983 – 2016 by Zbigniew Charnas
In the last 33 years of full data of the USGS quantity of intense and catastrophic earthquakes increases in its current. This process accelerates more and more – faster i high magnitudes and slower in in low magnitudes, higher than 5M of the Richter scale. Everyone can be convinced of it using the USGS search-engine Search Earthquake Catalog for custom brackets of magnitude and of time of seismic events for all the world. As I did it in the end of the year 2016 [Google: USGS – Earthquakes – S...
Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:07AM
text EPA Report Confirms Threat Posed By Fracking by via Sierra Club
Final Report Finds Cases of Impacts Identified For All Stakes of Process...
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:47PM
text Despite New Jaguars in US, Feds Release Plan to Recover Endangered Jaguars Only in Mexico by Center for Biological Diversity
New Plan Fails to Guide Recovery in U.S. Southwest...
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:39PM
text Santa Cruz County has second most agricultural pesticide illnesses in the state by Lucia Calderón
Department of Pesticide Regulation report shows Santa Cruz County ranked #2 for agricultural pesticide-related illnesses in 2014...
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:31AM
text Pacific Fisheries Management Council Nominated for ‘Shark Enemy’ Award by Turtle Island and Host of Concerned Environmental Groups by Joanna McWilliams
This week Turtle Island Restoration Network, a leading international marine conservation organization, and fellow environmentalists officially nominated the Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PFMC) for the ‘Shark Enemy’ award by the conservation organization Sharkproject International....
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:26AM
text California Agency Floats Plan to Turn Livermore Aquifer Into Oil Waste Dump by Center for Biological Diversity
LIVERMORE, Calif., December 15, 2016 — An oil company with a long history of hazardous spills in California wants state and federal permission to dispose of contaminated waste fluid into an underground water supply in Livermore....
Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:36PM
text New EPA Report Highlights Fracking Pollution Threat to California's Water by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., December 13, 2016 — A major new report released today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency highlights hydraulic fracturing’s threat to California's water supplies. All six factors identified in the EPA report as increasing the risk of fracking-related water pollution apply in California....
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:26AM
text Nominate NoDAPL for the Nobel Peace Prize by Dr. Al Carroll
NoDAPL may well be the model for resistance in the era of Drumpf/Trump....
Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:28PM
text GAG Group Declares WOD by Ras Ramsay
I was approached by a man getting out of a car. “Sorry, would you like to report from an unique event in a very special place?” – “How did you know how you would find me here?” – “You wrote about taking this road. It is about a fresh proposal how to end the war and revive the revolution.” – “For that purpose always. How?” – “Be right back tomorrow and take you there for a formal visit on condition of a blind dislocation agreement. We make sure that not even your followers can check where you ...
Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:34AM