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USS Arizona Memorial from Pearl Harbor has been leaking oil into Hawaii water for 76-years

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The USS Arizona has been leaking oil into Hawaii water since it sank on December 7, 1941 The USS Arizona received 1.5 million gallons of oil the day before the Pearl Harbor attack 500,000 gallons were estimated to have been destroyed in the initial attack Another 500,000 were said to have been destroyed in the…

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Oil Could Flow Through the Dakota Access Pipeline in Less Than 24 Hours

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Oil could be flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline tomorrow. A federal appeals court denied a last-ditch injunction against the pipeline Outstanding litigation won’t stop the pipeline from becoming operational It could be a year before the Iowa Supreme Court rules on an eminent domain lawsuit North Dakota’s sweet, light crude could be flowing through…

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At least 46 dead after a trash landslide at Koshe Garbage Landfill in Ethiopia

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The landslide occurred at Koshe Garbage Landfill located on the outskirts of Addis Ababa At this time 46 are reported dead but that number could still grow higher Addis Ababa Mayor Diriba Kuma said 37 have been rescued from the landslide of trash An estimated 500 people come to the dump everyday to rummage through…

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West Virginia Senate Bill 9 looks to ban the use of drones against pipelines

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West Virginia Senate Bill 9 will make it illegal to use drones to gather “evidence or information” against an industrial facility Drones became an important tool in distributing information to the public in Standing Rock Senate Bill 9 could open the door to prohibiting drones for gathering information for the public across the country The…

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Standing Rock: Police Break Livestreamer’s Hip, but Roll Out Red Carpet for ABC News

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Eviction of water protectors from Standing Rock has begun Hundreds of militarized officers surrounded camps Wednesday. Police refused freedom of the press — except for ABC News. Police made several violent arrests, and allegedly broke Eric Poemz’ hip. An estimated 100 water protectors began filing out of the remaining camps on unceded treaty land at…

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120 Investors to 17 Big Banks: Consider Reroute of DAPL or Risk Possible ‘Legal Liability’

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Investors representing billions urged 17 Big Banks to appease the Tribe Treaty violations and excessive force against water protectors concerned the investors. They point out a number of banks have already pulled assets from DAPL. Lake Oahe is rightfully Sioux land, they emphasized, and DAPL should be rerouted. A group of more than 120 investors,…

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House Joint Resolution 69 aims to allow the killing of hibernating bears and wolf pups on Alaskan federal refuges

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House Joint Resolution 69 passes House vote threatening the lives of all animals on 76 million acres of Alaskan federal refuges The resolution would allow the killing of black bear cubs and mothers with cubs at the den It would be allowed for wolves and coyotes to be killed during denning season The use of…

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Police Are Now Targeting Veterans, Just for Heading to Standing Rock

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Two groups of veterans were pulled over without explanation on the way to Standing Rock Two were arrested and charged for the medical cannabis they use for PTSD VeteransRespond’s executive director believes this is blatant targeting Vets had all their winter gear confiscated Police have now filed charges against two veterans on their way to…

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BREAKING: Federal Judge Denies Request to Halt Drilling on the Dakota Access Pipeline

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A request from the tribes challenging President Trump’s executive order has been denied Water protectors remain committed to fighting DAPL Drilling continues under Lake Oahe The DAPL Last Stand could be the only thing left to stop the pipeline A federal judge has rejected a request from the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux…

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Colorado introduces two bills that would basically make oil and gas companies untouchable just before Jordan Cove approval

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Republicans introduced two bills that would protect oil and gas companies just before a $7.3 billion gas project received its pre-filling application Senate Bill 17-035 looks to move tampering with oil and gas equipment from a Class 2 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony House Bill 17-1124 would strip away local government’s ability to prohibit…

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