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White House announces plan to train 50,000 people, including veterans, to install solar panels

September 19th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.orrazz.com/2014/09/white-house-announces-plan-to-train.html

The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday. cut carbon dioxide emissions, save billions of dollars on energy for homeowners and businesse; fund 540 solar and renewable energy projects, focused on rural and farming areas.

Kiss Your Grass-Fed Beef Goodbye! GMO Grass About to Be Approved

September 18th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/kiss-grass-fed-beef-goodbye-scotts-gmo-grass-approved/

The Scotts ‘Miracle-Gro’ Company which created genetically modified RoundUp-Ready Kentucky Bluegrass has announced that it will conduct field trials at the homes of Scotts’ employees. What’s more, they can do so without any government oversight because there are no laws that prohibit or limit the planting of GMO grass.

Top-Secret Fukushima Interview: All the melted nuclear fuel will escape from containment vessel … it’s completely exposed — Nuclear annihilation of entire eastern part of Japan envisioned

September 13th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/top-secret-fukushima-interview-all-nuclear-fuel-will-melt-escape-containment-vessel-fear-nuclear-annihilation-entire-eastern-part-japan

Despite the nuclear fuel being completely exposed, we’re unable to reduce pressure. Water can’t get in either.” “If we continue to be unable to get water in, all of the nuclear fuel will melt and escape from the containment vessel.

Report: Worry over nuclear fuel hitting aquifer under Fukushima plant after melting through concrete — TV: Raging meltdown going on even as we speak… they still don’t have control of 3 melted cores (VIDEO)

September 13th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/report-worry-at-fukushima-is-some-of-the-cores-melting-through-concrete-supports-to-come-in-contact-with-aquifer-tv-raging-nuclear-meltdown-going-on-even-as-we-speak-they-still-havent

The worry at Fukushima at the moment is… some of the cores melting through their concrete supports to come in contact with the aquifer; nuclear meltdown, three of them simultaneous going on, still have not yet gotten control of three melted cores.

Japan to start reopening nuclear reactors under new safety regulations

September 10th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/news/186540-japanese-nuclear-reactor-restart/

Japan’s nuclear regulator gave the go-ahead to reopen some of the nation’s nuclear reactors, after nearly a year without nuclear energy. The restart of the industry will also result in the permanent closure of older plants.

Millions of Dead Fish Mysteriously Surface in Lake in Mexico

September 9th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Millions_of_Dead_Fish_Mysteriously_Surface_in_Lake_in_Mexico/37831/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Lake Cajititlán in western Mexico more than 4 million dead fish suddenly surfaced, government workers scoop up more than 156 tons of freshwater popoche chub, a sardine-sized species native to the western state of Jalisco. Mexico, like many developing nations, has a poor environmental record.

Drought Causing Billion-Dollar Losses In Rice Industry

September 8th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rallyagainstomalley.com/drought-causing-billion-dollar-losses-rice-industry/

A continuing drought in California has ruined almost a quarter of the state’s $5 billion rice crop, CBS Sacramento reports. California is one of the nation’s largest producers of rice, employing 25,000 people in the industry. Less rice planted, fewer farm workers needed,job loss.

Tasmania to Remain GMO Free for 5 more Years to Protect Honey Exports

September 7th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/tasmania-remain-gmo-free-least-5-years-protect-honey-exports/

Primary Industries Minister of Tasmania, Jeremy Rockliff, has announced that the state will remain GMO-free for at least the next five years, and the state government can opt to extend the GMO ban for as long as they like.

Walmart Fined $100 Million for Dumping Hazardous Chemicals Across U.S.

September 5th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/walmart-guilty-dumping-hazardous-chemicals-across-u-s/

The largest retailer in America (somewhat) recently agreed to pay a $110 million fine to settle a years-long investigation into toxic dumping at stores throughout the country.

BP is found "grossly negligent" for its role in the 2010 Gulf oil spill

September 4th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/BP_is_found_%22grossly_negligent%22_for_its_role_in_the_2010_Gulf_oil_spill/37705/0/38/38/Y/M.html

A federal judge ruled BP was "grossly negligent" in its actions leading up to the massive 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. "BP could end up paying up to $18 billion in Civil penalties" under the Clean Water Act forthe disaster. BP is already paying billions of dollars in fines.

Experts Warn Of ‘Inevitable’ Fukushima Disaster In California

September 3rd, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/experts-warn-inevitable-fukushima-disaster-in-california/

top experts turned whistleblowers are warning of a nuclear nightmare that could surpass Fukushima and Chernobyl warning that the California-based plant is a sitting radioactive duck amid the nearby faults that have actually been found to be more dangerous than previously thought.

Monsanto has sued farmers for 16 years, never lost a case

August 31st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Monsanto_has_sued_farmers_for_16_years%2C_never_lost_a_case/37626/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Since 1997, Monsanto has filed 145 lawsuits, about 9 lawsuits every year against farmers who “improperly reused their patented seeds.” Includes when farmers tried to sue Monsanto over cross-pollination of their organic crops with GMO seed. 92% of people say they want food labeled if it contains genetically modified ingredients

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in Louisiana Drinking Water

August 30th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Brain-Eating_Amoeba_Found_in_Louisiana_Drinking_Water/37615/0/38/38/Y/M.html

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) confirmed presence of brain-eating amoeba in water supply for Louisiana communities of Reserve, Garyville, Mount Airy. CDC officials say ingesting water containing the amoeba is harmless; cannot infect a person through digestive system but can be fatal if it comes into contact with nasal passages, which is how it travels to the brain

US Judge Overturns Law Curbing GMO Crops in Hawaii

August 26th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Health

Link: http://en.ria.ru/world/20140826/192357554/US-Judge-Overturns-Law-Curbing-GMO-Crops-in-Hawaii.html

A United States judge has ruled against a new law that curbs genetically modified (GMO) crops, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

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August 26th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World

Link: http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/08/threat-of-hydropower-dams-still-looms-in-chiles-patagonia/

After its victory in a nearly decade-long struggle against HidroAysén, a project that would have built five large hydroelectric dams on wilderness rivers, Chile’s Patagonia region is gearing up for a new battle: blocking a quiet attempt to build a dam on the Cuervo River.

This is epic: China has lost 55% of its most valuable resource

August 26th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/This_is_epic%3A_China_has_lost_55%25_of_its_most_valuable_resource/37528/0/38/38/Y/M.html

China’s Ministry of Water Resources found 55% of China’s 50,000 rivers that existed in the 1990s have disappeared. .More than 400 major cities in China are short of water, with some 110 facing “serious scarcity”.

Why The Earthquake Near San Francisco Is Just The Start Of The Shaking In California

August 26th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World

Link: http://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/?p=103032

If you thought that the earthquake that struck northern California on Sunday was something, just wait until you see what is coming in the years ahead. As you will read about below, we live at a time when earthquake activity is dramatically increasing. This is especially true of the “Ring of Fire” which runs roughly along the outer perimeter of the Pacific Ocean.

Why You Should Never Buy Seafood From Big-Box Stores

August 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Zionism, Health

Link: http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/08/25/never-buy-seafood-big-box-stores/

Big-Box stores and their subsidiaries are generically the worst places to buy seafood from. They typically are the first to accept genetically modified foods and compromise the integrity and safety of their seafood supply.

End of the line: GMO production in China halted

August 21st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/news/181860-gm-china-rice-stopped/

China’s Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision. When permits were up for renewal, Ministry of Agriculture decided not to extend them.

Iceland Raises Bardarbunga Volcano Alert To Orange

August 20th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://survivalbackpack.us/iceland-raises-bardarbunga-volcano-alert-orange/

The risk of an eruption at Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano has increased, with signs of “ongoing magma movement”; Iceland’s meteorological office. Risk level to the aviation industry has been raised to orange, the second-highest level.

California sinking one foot each year from groundwater depletion

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2014/08/11/california-sinking-groundwater-depletion/

The drought-stricken state of California is sinking into itself at an alarming rate, suggests a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The continued over-pumping of groundwater in many parts of the state -- the direct result of a historic three-year dry spell -- is creating empty pockets of earth that are causing the ground to literally drop, in some places by as much as one foot per year.

Las Vegas To Dry Up If Water Levels Drop Another 7% - Video

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://survivalbackpack.us/las-vegas-dry-water-levels-drop-another-7/

Lake Mead – the main source of fresh water for Las Vegas and its 40 million visitors – just hit record low levels at 1080 feet. Most concerning – at 1,000 feet, drinking water intakes will no longer function and Las Vegas will go dry.14-year drought steadily drops water levels to historic lows. Yet they’re still building..

Report: Drillers Illegally Using Diesel Fuel to Frack

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/environmental-news/report-drillers-illegally-using-diesel-fuel-frack/

A new report charges that several oil and gas companies have been illegally using diesel fuel in their hydraulic fracturing operations, and then doctoring records to hide violations of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.

Dozens Of Horses Mysteriously Sick With Undetermined Condition

August 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Health

Link: http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/08/06/dozens-of-socal-horses-mysteriously-sick-cause-of-condition-undetermined/

A mysterious condition has left dozens of horses sick and owners searching for answers the high desert. KCAL9’s Tom Wait met with several owners Wednesday whose horses have been affected by a rare condition.

The truth you're not being told about the Toledo water crisis in Ohio: Chemical agriculture poisoned the water

August 4th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.naturalnews.com/046314_Toledo_water_crisis_algal_bloom.html

The water in Toledo has been contaminated by a toxic poison produced by "algal blooms" in Lake Erie, a sign of imbalanced ecosystem. Excess of fertilizer nutrients from agricultural operations feed harmful organisms.

Severe drought in California spreading at unprecedented rate

August 1st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rt.com/usa/177188-severe-drought-california-spreading-record/

US Drought Monitor: 58 percent of California is experiencing “exceptional drought,” which is the most serious category on the agency’s five-level scale, before 2014, no parts of California ever suffered from such severe conditions.

Report: “Worst he’s ever seen” says Alaska boat captain — Fishermen “talking about Fukushima… convinced it has something to do with it” — Salmon “not showing up… many have lesions or worms and parasites” — Crabs “more easily damaged… a lot of dead catch”

July 31st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://enenews.com/report-worst-hes-ever-seen-says-alaska-boat-captain-salmon-just-arent-showing-up-many-have-lesions-or-worms-and-parasites-crabs-more-easily-damaged-a-lot-of-dead-catch

Alaska Fisheries In Midst Of An Economic Collapse — And not one politician is talking about it Concerns of radiation from [Fukushima] affecting Alaskan seafood has been ruled out by the US Food & Drug Administration.

GMO Corn No Longer Resistant to Bugs

July 31st, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/sicence-technology/gmo-corn-longer-resistant-bugs/

“Seed companies say they warned Brazilian farmers to plant part of their corn fields with conventional seeds to prevent bugs from mutating and developing resistance to GMO seeds.”

Bollworms develop resistance to Bt cotton, destroy GM crop fields in Pakistan

July 30th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.naturalnews.com/046241_Bt_cotton_bollworms_GMO_crops.html

Biotech giant Monsanto promises farmers that, if they buy genetically modified (GM) seeds, their crops will exhibit herbicide-, insect- and drought-tolerant characteristics. All over the world, plants and insects are becoming immune to potent herbicides and pesticides."

Worldwide Water Shortage by 2040?

July 29th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/worldwide-water-shortage-by-2040_072014

Continuing fallout from droughts in the Western U.S. and Brazil - both are incredibly important areas to the global food supply, corporate hoarding of fresh water is on the rise. Nestle’s former CEO stated that water supplies should be privatized; the right to fresh, clean water is not an essential human right.

City To Run Out Of Drinking Water In 100 Days

July 29th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://survivalbackpack.us/city-run-drinking-water-100-days/

Sao Paulo risks having its biggest reservoir run out of drinking water within 100 days unless it starts rationing, Brazilian federal prosecutors warned. Water utility Sabesp and Sao Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin have 10 days to come up with measures to deal with the crisis.

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

July 28th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Health

Link: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBAMA_EXPORTING_POLLUTION_ABRIDGED?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-07-28-04-39-21

Oregon's largest coal-burning power plant is expected to shut down in a few years, but that doesn't mean coal is dead.

Earth is headed for its sixth mass extinction - study

July 28th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World

Link: http://rt.com/usa/176180-earth-extinction-endangered-human/

The rapid depletion of Earth’s biodiversity indicates that the planet is in the early stages of its sixth mass extinction of life since becoming habitable 3.5 billion years ago, according to a new study published in Science.

EPA denies request to use toxic herbicide on superweeds in Texas

July 24th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.naturalblaze.com/2014/07/epa-denies-request-to-use-toxic.html

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied emergency application to use hazardous pesticide on 3 million acres of Texas cotton fields, environmental, public health,organic farm interests urged agency to reject request based on environmental effects, weed resistance to currently used chemicals.

Win: Farmers in El Salvador Successfully Oppose Monsanto’s GMO Seeds

July 24th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/farmers-el-salvador-successfully-oppose-monsanto/

El Salvador farmers have successfully used indigenous seed, and have never needed to rely on biotech for a viable seed source. Indigenous seeds make sense not only economically, but environmentally, as well. working to keep seeds indigenous in El Salvador.

New Onslaught of Pesticides Being Approved by the Corrupted EPA and FDA

July 23rd, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/new-onslaught-pesticides-approved-corrupted-epa-fda/

FDA and EPA are about to approve the use of 2,4-D chemicals on American fields, even though it has been linked to developmental and neurological health problems, among other environmental damage. Glyphosate-drenched fields everywhere are giving birth to superweeds bigger than farmers have ever seen

Map Details Extent of Plastic Debris in Five Ocean Gyres

July 17th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World

Link: http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/07/17/map-details-extent-plastic-debris-five-ocean-gyres/

When a research team set sail on a nine-month, worldwide expedition in 2010 to study the impact of global warming on Earth’s oceans, one of their projects was to locate the accumulations of plastic.

Organic Food Has Lower Pesticide Residues, Study Affirms

July 17th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/study-affirms-lower-pesticide-exposure-organics/

Researchers determined organic crops have significantly lower pesticide residues than conventional crops. Even in crops designated as organic, conventional pesticides can be found in low amounts due to environmental contamination. More than 1,000 samples tested contained some pesticide residue.

11 earthquakes hit fracking-heavy central Oklahoma over weekend

July 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/11_earthquakes_hit_fracking-heavy_central_Oklahoma_over_weekend/36603/0/38/38/Y/M.html

US Geological Survey recorded seven quakes ranging from magnitude 2.6 to 2.9 in areas northeast of Oklahoma City. In addition, a 4.3-magnitude temblor hit Langston just after noon on Saturday, and three other quakes ranging from magnitude 2.9 to 3.2 occurred Saturday morning.

Parts of Yellowstone National Park closed after massive supervolcano beneath it melts roads

July 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/07/14/parts-of-yellowstone-national-park-closed-after-massive-supervolcano-beneath-it-melts-roads/

Tourists at Yellowstone National Park are being barred from areas of the park because the massive underground supervolcano beneath it is melting the asphalt roads.“It basically turned the asphalt into soup. It turned the gravel road into oatmeal,”; Yellowstone spokesman Dan Hottle.

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