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Federal Workers Paid to Not Work

Agencies Paid Hundreds of Employees to Not Work for at Least One Year

By Eric Katz, October 20, 2014 Government Executive

They should investigate the US Geological Survey USGS National Water Quality Laboratory NWQL. 54 more words

Harassment and Hostile Work Environment

These psychopaths (The study of the psychopath reveals an individual who is incapable of feeling guilt, remorse or empathy for their actions), go unchecked ruining people’s lives and careers, causing financial ruin, serious health issues and in some cases suicide.These managers are not held accountable for their actions in any manner. 755 more words

Poison Fish

In the process of writing primarily about food and food safety, I’ve been called a ranter and anti-science, even by those close to me.  These barbs don’t pierce nearly as much as a common rejoinder to my insistence that increasing production of GMOs is damaging our planet and our health beyond repair – and that is that no one cares.   876 more words

From livescience: "Earthquake Forecast: 4 California Faults Are Ready to Rupture"

October 13, 2014
Becky Oskin

With several faults slicing through the San Francisco Bay Area, forecasting the next deadly earthquake becomes a question of when and where, not if. 625 more words

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5.6 Earthquake Shakes Colombia, Ecuador

(CBS SF) — A strong earthquake has shaken an area of South America along the Colombia-Ecuador border region Monday.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake struck at 12:33 Pacific Time with a magnitude of 5.6 and was located about 70 miles northeast of Quito, Ecuador. 186 more words

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Offshore 4.2 Magnitude Quake Shakes North Coast

EUREKA (CBS SF) — An offshore earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 shook the California North Coast region near Fortuna early Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. 293 more words

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25 Years After Loma Prieta Earthquake, Numerous Advances Made In Early Warning Systems

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — In 1989, a gallon of gas was just less than a dollar, the first episode of “The Simpsons” aired on TV, and the first GPS satellites were launched into orbit. 391 more words

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