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wrecking ball: As Pruitt Guts Water Rules, EPA Will Allow Fracking Waste Dumping in the Gulf of Mexico

“Scott Pruitt, a Trump-appointee with close ties to polluting industries, the EPA is gutting environmental regulations with the explicit intent of maximizing fossil fuel production. He wants to allow fracking waste in the Gulf without understanding its impact.
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Yellowjacket invasion in Hawaii is wrecking havoc with ecology – Woodland Daily Democrat

Yellowjackets, which kill or scavenge insects and other protein-rich foods to feed their young, can wreak ecological havoc, says ecologist Erin Wilson of UC Davis. The Western yellowjacket, native to the western United States and first discovered in Hawaii …
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