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Pipelines

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On March 27, 2014

Sure the Keystone XL Pipeline will be a terrible thing that will not only show the world that the United States is not serious about fighting climate change, but will probably cause significant local

Smog Drones

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On March 8, 2014

I’m sure that dumping more chemicals in the air is the answer to the problem of Chinese smog: Government agencies are to test a new design of aerial drone to see whether it might help tackle the

On February 26, 1972, a Pittston Coal Company slurry dam collapsed in Logan County, West Virginia. The ensuing flood of coal slurry would kill 125 people and demonstrate once again the horrific contempt the coal industry has for the people of West Virginia. Coal slurry is basically the toxic leftovers of modern industrial coal production. […]

BP: Class All the Way

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On February 24, 2014

As you recall, BP was responsible for a tiny little oil spill in 2010 called the Deepwater Horizon disaster. This only crushed tourism to New Orleans for several months, made people afraid to eat Gulf

If you wanted to develop a corporation that personified evil, you couldn’t do better than Freedom Industries: Federal and state officials were scrambling today following the surprise disclosure on Tuesday about an additional chemical that was in the tank the spilled “Crude MCHM” into the Elk River two weeks ago. Freedom Industries disclosed the information […]

Oil Pipelines

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On January 16, 2014

It’s possible that oil pipleines are a better way to transport the stuff than trains. But the wages of oil pipelines are severe. Ask the people of Mayflower, Arkansas, which suffered a pipeline

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