The Toxic Chemical Spill Crisis in West Virginia Will Happen Again. Here’s Why (video)

By: Thursday January 16, 2014 6:15 pm

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.

 

Fracking Your Future: Shale Gas Industry Targets College Campuses, K-12 Schools

By: Thursday October 18, 2012 6:00 pm

In Pennsylvania – a state that sits in the heart of the Marcellus Shale basin – the concept of “frackademia” and “frackademics” has taken on an entirely new meaning.

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.

BP Hiding Workers’ Blood Panels?

By: 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.

Death Song for the Gulf: Toxic Effects of BTEX Chemicals on Residents and Wildlife

By: 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.

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