When a massive chemical spill happens that contaminates the water supply and leaves over 300,00 people in West Virginia without water to drink, bathe or even brush their teeth – when a dangerous event that throws a whole area of the country into an existential crisis happens, one wants to believe that state and local officials in every part of the country are paying close attention to learn from this crisis to see to it that it be averted in their communities.
|By: Dennis Trainor Jr Thursday January 16, 2014 6:15 pm|
|By: Steve Horn Thursday October 18, 2012 6:00 pm|
On Sept. 27, the PA House of Representatives – in a 136-62 vote – passed a bill that allows hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” to take place on the campuses of public universities. Its Senate copycat version passed in June in a 46-3 vote and Republican Gov. Tom Corbett signed it into law as Act 147 on Oct. 8.
|By: spocko Friday July 9, 2010 4:40 pm|
“BP has either been blocking blood panels or they have been taking blood panels and not letting really anyone see what the blood panel works look like.”
— Riki Ott the marine biologist and author of Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill on Virtually Speaking July 8, 2010.
|By: john in sacramento Sunday May 30, 2010 10:47 am|
A 22 mile long 6 mile wide plume has a bullseye pointed straight at the west coast of Florida and the Keys, along with the sealife there.