Water Protectors Were Right: DAPL Already Leaking as ND Pipelines Spill Oil Every 12 Hours

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May 112017
 

In just four days, North Dakota’s sweet, light crude from the Bakken Shale region will begin flowing through the sharply contentious Dakota Access Pipeline — the Black Snake, to Indigenous Americans of the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux …
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Kupchick Supports Bill Banning Fracking Waste in CT

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May 112017
 

From CT House Republicans: A measure in the House of Representatives which bans the importation, processing and/or treatment of hydraulic fracking waste in Connecticut was strongly supported by State Rep. Brenda Kupchick (R-132). HB-6329, An Act Concerning …
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Strong quake strikes north of Antarctica – Radio New Zealand

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May 112017
 

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Strong quake strikes north of Antarctica
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A magnitude-6.8 earthquake has struck north of Antarctica late this morning but it is not expected to cause a tsunami. The US Geological Survey said the quake's epicenter was 98km northeast of Visokoi Island, part of the South Sandwich Islands archipelago.
Magnitude 6.8 quake hits off Antarctica – USGSThe Star Online
Magnitude 6.8 Quake Strikes Off South Sandwich Islands Near Antarctic CircleSputnik International

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Is A Republican Rift Forming? 3 Republican Senators Break With The Pollution Party On Methane Rule

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May 102017
 

Members of the Republican Party sitting in Congress have been particularly good at sticking with the “party line” on a wide range of issues — even when that means pouring more pollution into their constituents’ throats, working to increase the number of superstorms that slam the East Coast and the dramatic droughts that destroy the Southwest, voting through health care bills or amendments that make it much more expensive for normal Americans to get health care (apparently, just so the richest among us can keep more money in overinflated bank accounts), and pretending Donald Trump’s potentially corrupt connections and actions in regard to Russia wouldn’t have their faces exploding with range if it had been Obama in such a situation

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Trump’s Offshore Energy Order Could Impact Gulf of Mexico

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May 102017
 

US oil production has boomed in recent years, primarily because of improved drilling techniques such as fracking that have opened up production … selection of leases in the western and central Gulf of Mexico and Alaska’s Cook Inlet, leaving contested …
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Tribe: DAPL oil leak in Spink Co. raises concerns

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May 102017
 

An American Indian tribe says an 84-gallon oil leak at a Dakota Access Pipeline site in Spink County bolsters its argument that the pipeline jeopardizes its water supply and deserves further environmental review. The April 4 spill was relatively small and …
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House Passes Permanent Ban on Fracking Waste in CT

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May 102017
 

Legislators voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for a permanent ban on the storage, disposal and use of fracking waste in Connecticut. By 141 to 6, the state House of Representatives passed the bipartisan bill after a two-hour debate and sent it to the state Senate.
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Antartica’s ‘Dragon Skin’ Ice Is Incredible – Gizmodo – Gizmodo

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May 102017
 

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Antartica's 'Dragon Skin' Ice Is Incredible – Gizmodo
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Dragon skin ice sounds like something you'd encounter beyond The Wall in the Game of Thrones fantasy realm. But good news nerds, you can find this …
Rare 'dragon-skin' ice spotted in Antarctica and researchers are …Mirror.co.uk
Scientists Spot Rare “Dragon-Skin” In Antarctica | IFLScienceIFLScience
Scientists Have Uncovered Rare "Dragon-Skin" Ice Forged by …ScienceAlert

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Extreme weather just might encourage us to get our act together on global warming – Phys.Org

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May 102017
 

Phys.Org

Extreme weather just might encourage us to get our act together on global warming
Phys.Org
But what if extreme weather events could be attributed to human-induced climate change with confidence? The emerging area of "extreme event attribution" allows us to pose such a question. New research by Noah Diffenbaugh and colleagues at Stanford …

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Former Aussie Coal Town Not Mucking About, Set To Become A Solar Power Showcase

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May 092017
 

Queensland Solar Power Farm

Collinsville, Australia, is hoping to become the solar power capital of Australia. The former coal town has been on the decline as coal prices fell over the past several years.

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