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When extreme weather wipes out wildlife, the fallout can last for years – The Conversation AU

When extreme weather wipes out wildlife, the fallout can last for years  The Conversation AU

Mass wildlife die-offs, such as those wrought by Australia’s recent heatwaves, make for grim headlines. But the wider effects of extreme weather are more …

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As Extreme Weather Gets Worse, Emergency Responders Deal With The Fallout – HuffPost


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As Extreme Weather Gets Worse, Emergency Responders Deal With The Fallout
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The Arkema chemical plant outside Houston wasn't remotely prepared for the rainfall Hurricane Harvey unleashed last August. As the water rose to historic levels after days of unrelenting rain, the plant's backup refrigeration systems failed, causing

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Fallout from Unauthorized Dumping of Fracking Waste in KY

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The fallout continues from the unauthorized dumping of fracking waste from West Virginia into a Kentucky landfill. Nearly 2,000 tons of the low-level radioactive waste was moved to the Blue Ridge Landfill near Irvine, a violation of Estill …
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Fracking Fallout: New Analysis Reveals Over 100 Million Gallons of Toxic Wastewater Spilled Since 2009

According to data obtained from leading oil- and gas-producing states, “more than 180 million gallons of wastewater spilled from 2009 to 2014 in incidents involving ruptured pipes, overflowing storage tanks and other mishaps or even deliberate dumping …
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State denies permit to use protected river water for fracking; industry experts wait to see what the fallout will be

For the first time, the state in December denied a permit that would have allowed an oil company to use water from a scenic river to perform hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. However, it was a limited, technical victory for the environmentalists who …
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