Posted on December 18, 2014
Fracking has been banned in New York State since 2008. Then-Governor David Paterson imposed a moratorium on the controversial technique— which fractures shale rock using high pressure, specially treated water to release gas trapped inside—citing the need for further study of health and environmental risks.
Posted on December 13, 2014
Pennsylvania Ecosystem Fights Corporation For Rights In Landmark Fracking Lawsuit
For the first time in United States history, an ecosystem — a watershed, to be exact — has filed to defend itself in a lawsuit. The suit aims to reverse a local ban on the injection of fracking wastewater.
Posted on December 11, 2014
I’m going to say it: I am ashamed to be a US citizen.
Posted on December 10, 2014
Hundreds of pronghorn antelope and deer have been killed by trains in Montana this winter after herds gathered on tracks to escape deep snows, a state wildlife official says.
Mark Sullivan, of Fish, Wildlife & Parks, said that a train recently killed about 270 pronghorn antelope near Vandalia in northeastern Montana, and 18 deer were found dead on the tracks by a grain elevator near Chinook.
Many antelope not killed by the impact had be destroyed by Blaine County authorities.
Posted on August 30, 2012
For a decade new park protection in BC has slowed to a crawl as the BC Liberal government has mounted a relentless attack on the province’s wild places and wild life.
by Joe Foy
It’s time to rise, coffee’s on and a new day is dawning – just look at those colours!”
This summer my wife and I headed south to enjoy
Posted on August 23, 2012
The AGM was held at Weyerhaeuser Centcom on their massive sprawling complex 25 miles south of Seattle. Weyerhaeuser Way winds through acres of 2ndgrowth forests of fir and cottonwood and leads right to their Corporate Headquarters building next to a large duck-pond with expansive landscaped, manicured golfcourse style gardens.
Posted on August 15, 2012
by Delores Broten
George Bush is doing it. So is China, and the province of Ontario. Not too surprising, but some of the other proponents of new nuclear power plants are startling. If it will allow industrial extraction to continue unabated, we might expect Patrick Moore to be in favour of nuclear as part of a “sustainable future.”
Posted on August 11, 2012
by Jim Cooperman
There are not too many examples in history when a one-day event has shaped the course of an entire decade and perhaps even an entire century. What occurred on September 11, 2001 was that event and its repercussions impact the entire world and the environment. Some very disturbing questions about that day deserve more attention from the general public, the alternative media and all concerned about justice, human rights, peace and the environment.
Of all of human activities, it is perhaps war that has the greatest environmental impact. Besides the damage by bombs, armament and missiles, there are the impacts from the depleted uranium now used in armour and ammunition.