Authorities assess the extent of the spill. (Photo: teleSUR) from Telesur A retention dam breaks in a gold and silver mine in Mexico's northern state of Sinaloa, causing nearly 11,000 tons of toxic material to pollute nearby rivers. Roughly 10,800 tons of toxic material from the “Two Gentlemen” mine in the northern Mexican state of Sinaloa leaked into the Chupaderos stream, which flows into the Baluarte River in the town of Concordia, local authorities reported Friday. State and federal ...
Federalism in Action...6 ways the EPA disrupts the balance of power between states and the federal government - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created in 1970 with the purpose of consolidating nationwide knowledge and concerns regarding environmental degradation. Before the formation of this federal agency, environmental health was solely the concern of the states. House approves rule for bill limiting EPA's authority over states 07/13/11... Still waiting on Senate!
Greenpeace welcomes Sealord’s promise to end destructive tuna fishing - Core Sector Communique
A 30-year U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) senior official left federal service Tuesday convinced that her agency is being steered in a disastrously wrong direction, according to her farewell message posted by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). She is an eyewitness to the wreckage wreaked by Administrator Scott Pruitt and his cadre of political appointees.
AUSTRALIA: SSMA Media Release – Victorian Government’s Health Safety Audit of Smart Meters http://stopsmartmeters.com.au/2014/02/03/ssma-media-release-victorian-governments-health-safety-audit-of-smart-meters/ http://stopsmartmetersau.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/media-release-feb-2014-4.pdf
The scale of mountaintop mining in West Virginia is visible in this NASA Earth Observatory Satellite image, taken in 1984. Proposed new federal regulations would reduce water quality impacts of mountaintop coal mining Posted on July 16, 2015 by Bob Berwyn Changes would slow decades of environmental destruction