Environmental

Viral Video Claims To Show Raw Sewage In Lake Lavon

A viral video accuses North Texas Municipal Water District of dumping raw sewage in Lake Lavon Joey Ledbetter posted a video to his Facebook showing the thick black material In April a similar claim was made by fisherman Joshua Barry In 2013 NTMWD was hit with $47,000 in fines for two incidents that occurred in 2011 A viral video posted on ...

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Wet’suwet’en Call For A Stand Against TransCanada’s Coastal Pipeline

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs call for anyone in the area to join them in the stand against TransCanada’s Coastal GasLink Last week Judge Marguerite Church of the B.C. Supreme Court ordered the Unist’ot’en Camp to remove a gate that is stopping the project from moving forward The case has became a case of elected Aboriginal government against Indigenous hereditary system TransCanada announced they were ...

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Trump Administration’s Coal And Fossil Fuel Panel Shut Down At The Global Climate Summit

A group from Grassroots Global Justice Alliance managed to shut down the Trump administration’s panel pushing coal and fossil fuels at the Global Climate Summit in Poland After shutting down the panel the group marched out chanting “Shame on you!” America has sided with Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to challenge a damning report on global warming The Trump administration has recently ...

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Trump Administration Approves Seismic Blasting In Atlantic Despite Risks

On Friday the Trump administration approved five permits to conduct seismic blasting in the Atlantic Ocean In April of 2017 President Donald Trump issued an executive order that reversed ocean protections from the Obama administration In 2015 scientists wrote to the Obama administration detailing the risks of seismic blasting in the Atlantic Ocean The potential risks of using airguns in ...

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What Does The Florida Red Tide Do To Stone Crabs

Concerns over stone crab following months of heavy red tide in the waters around Florida Stone crab are only legal to harvest between October 15 and May 15 One study conducted suggests the red tide has a significant impact on stone crabs Moderately high levels of red tide showed a drop in reflexes appetite and mortality Monday marked the start ...

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List Of Mandatory Evacuations For Hurricane Florence

Mandatory evacuations have been started as East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence making landfall On Tuesday evening Florence was a Category 4 with maximum sustained winds at 140 mph Florence is expected to weaken to a Category 3 by the time it makes landfall sometime Friday morning After making landfall Florence is expected to move extremely slow causing severe flooding ...

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