Category Archives: Environmental Injustice and Climate Change

German Court Rules Ancient Forest Can Be Cleared for Coal Mine — BCNN1 WP

A court in western Germany says an ancient forest near the Belgian border can be chopped down to make way for a coal strip mine. via German Court Rules Ancient Forest Can Be Cleared for Coal Mine — BCNN1 WP Advertisements

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Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota — TIME

Part of the Keystone pipeline was shut down Thursday morning after 210,000 gallons of oil leaked in South Dakota, the pipeline’s operator said. TransCanada, which operates the pipeline, said it discovered a drop in pressure in the pipeline in Marshall … Continue reading

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There’s a New Way to Wipe Out Mosquitoes In the U.S. — TIME

Mosquitoes are some of the deadliest creatures in the world, carrying diseases like Zika, dengue and chikungunya. In response, the U.S. government has given the green light to a unique strategy for ridding people’s yards of the disease-bearing pests. In … Continue reading

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Freedmen’s Town Preservation Coalition: Removing historical bricks to repair piping and roads in Houston

Freedman’s Town Historic Preservation Coalition Preserve Historic Freedmen’s Town (GoFundMe) Freedmen’s Town: Removing historical bricks to repair piping and roads Victory in fight to save historic bricks in Freedmen’s Town Judge removes city from lawsuit over Freedmen’s Town bricks Order … Continue reading

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Refrigeration Violations Found at Anheuser-Busch Brewery

Anheuser-Busch Cos. LLC, which makes Budweiser beer and other beverages, has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for two repeat and eight serious safety violations following an inspection of its Columbus, Ohio, brewery’s ammonia refrigeration system. Proposed … Continue reading

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Prepare for Environmental, Health and Safety Concerns

Environmental, Health & Safety Regardless of what your organization does, Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) permeates every aspect. It can be every bit as important as the product or service you provide. Attention to EHS concerns will: reduce injuries decrease … Continue reading

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New Nano-paper Filter Can Remove Miniscule Viruses

Posted by News Editor in Latest News, RSS, Sci/Tech on April 7, 2014 1:21 pm / no comments UPPSALA, Sweden, April 7, 2014 (ENS) – Swedish scientists have developed a paper filter that can remove virus particles with a level of efficiency matching that of the best … Continue reading

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