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From Louisiana to Taiwan, environmental activists stand up to a major plastics company

Formosa Plastics, a Taiwanese plastics company, intends to build a complex St. James Parish, Louisiana, a region already known as “Cancer Alley.” Environmental activist Anne Rolfes faces criminal …

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Report warns of gas drilling’s health, environmental impacts

A grand jury investigation into Pennsylvania’s large natural gas drilling industry released Thursday by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro has found systematic failures in state …

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Range Resources pleads no contest to fracking-related environmental crimes

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced on Friday that natural gas company Range Resources pleaded no contest to criminal charges for negligent oversight of the Brownlee and Yeager well …

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Why Scientists Should Shape Environmental Policy

The case of fracking in Pennsylvania shows that if experts and fossil fuel industry leaders can cooperate, innovation is possible.

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Land prep for palm oil plantations does the most environmental damage

Jan. 21 (UPI) –The creation of new oil palm plantations causes almost twice as much environmental damage as maintaining mature plantations. According to a new study, prepping the land and the growth …

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Is Goldman Sachs’ Recent Environmental Push Enough?

Goldman Sachs has been garnering quite a lot of Twitter praises after the bank updated its “Environmental Policy Framework.” As per the changes, the firm has now pledged

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Indian Ocean: Strategic, Trading and Environmental Aspects

There is a competition to have bases in the Indian Ocean. “There is also a 60,000 Sq-km dead zone in the Bay of Bengal, discovered in 2016 by scientists from Denmark and India” We have Indian Ocean …

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Fracking: How Isotope Hydrology can Support Environmental Assessments to Help Protect Groundwater

Surface water may be contaminated through spillage during fracking, or accidental release from the waste pit in which the fracking fluid is recovered after extraction; groundwater can be contaminated …

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Fracking causes environmental damage and birth defects, new study shows

Standard practice is to re-inject it into the ground, but this raises the risk of contaminating drinking water aquifers, which the wastewater has to be pushed through. In addition, because lubricating …

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The Forgotten Child Of Environmental Justice

What has the international legal and political community been doing about tackling unsustainable consumption patterns

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