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Every coal waste dump site is a disaster waiting to happen

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

The United States still relies on coal… 1,189 more words

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You are Resilient - Allow your heart to break

When we practice yoga, when we connect consciously with our breath, we re-conect to our bodies.  We come back into the feeling center, which is absolutely necessary for any real substantial change to happen. 225 more words

We are entitled to clean air

 

Letter by Cathy Baiton, Printed in The Lethbridge Herald – Letters, June 28, 2017

Last evening air pollution kept some residents on/near 13 Street South inside. 252 more words

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At some point, we all live downstream from fracking.

When I worked at Kiski, some folks on campus were concerned about the fracking that was happening around us, especially because there were fracking wells around the reservoir nearby. 501 more words

Waste Disposal: Where Ableism, Economic Injustice, and Environmental Injustice Meet Up

I have a bit of a Birth household confession to make: we have a growing amount of miscellaneous waste in my house. Among the products still lying about include a circa 2006 computer and its assorted parts, and light bulbs with mercury. 710 more words

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Greenwashing a ‘Very Serious Issue,’ Leads to Poor Decisions, Says CEO of GRI

As reported by Jennifer Hermes in Environmental Leader, “Ninety percent of the 250 largest companies in the world are reporting sustainability performance, but greenwashing is “a very serious issue,” says the new chief executive of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Tim Mohin. 30 more words

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Wisconsin pallet maker fined for environmental fraud

Russel Wetenkamp, site manager for Timber Creek Resource in Wisconsin, pled guilty and was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin to criminal violations related to the… 213 more words

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