Disasters

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  • 7 Dec 2017- 08:36 by Local Press Report SAN DIEGO CA The San Diego Union-Tribune An increasing number of U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Imperial Beach station have reported a host of health problems since February, when an estimated 143 million gallons of Mexican sewage spilled into the Tijuana
  • 17 Nov 2017- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC About 5,000 barrels (210,000 gallons) of oil leaked 16 November from a section of the controversial Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota in the largest of three leaks from the pipeline in the state in the last two years. According to a
  • 13 Nov 2017- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA Authorities in the Darbandikhan region, home to 40,000 people, say the Daliya River dam spanning the Daliya River has not suffered any major cracks as a result of yesterday's earthquake. The 7.3-magnitude quake hit on the Iraq-Iran
  • 6 Nov 2017- 08:04 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Politico A sweeping new U.S. government report concludes that humans have pushed global temperatures to the highest level seen by modern civilization, defying the Trump administration’s pronouncements that climate change is a hoax or based on
  • 30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report DENVER CO Santa Fe New Mexican Scientists say they have more evidence that an increase in earthquakes on the Colorado-New Mexico border since 2001 has been caused by wells that inject wastewater from oil and gas production back underground, similar to human
  • 19 Oct 2017- 11:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, Virginia US Military Must Do More To Clean Up Facilities A US federal watchdog has found most military bases have caught up on reporting about concerns of water contamination, but plenty of work remains to have more bases come into compliance
  • 19 Oct 2017- 07:16 by Local Press Report LOVINGTON NM KQRE Two southeastern New Mexico companies are suing Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn over a policy that governs how much water oil and gas producers can pump from a regional aquifer for their operations. Loco Hills Water Solutions, LLC and Steve
  • 25 Sep 2017- 07:51 by Local Press Report BRISTOL BAY AK CNN News Within hours of meeting with a mining company CEO, the new head of the US Environmental Protection Agency directed his staff to withdraw a plan to protect the watershed of Bristol Bay, Alaska, one of the most valuable wild salmon
  • 21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report MENLO PARK CA Mongabay The Amazon and its tributaries are slated for intense hydroelectric development, aimed at supplying electricity to South America’s 400 million residents and for energy-intensive industries such as mining and smelting. But environmental
  • 21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report BOISE ID KMVT A federal judge is holding the Atlanta Gold mining company in contempt of court for allowing arsenic and iron to enter a tributary of the Middle Fork of the Boise River. Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Bush released the decision on Friday,
  • 21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report SACRAMENTO CA KCRA Organizations that warned the state about the dangers at Oroville Dam more than a decade ago, released a report urging investment in California’s aging water infrastructure. Among the chief recommendations: build a complete emergency
  • 7 Sep 2017- 14:01 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Inter Press News Agency A recent cholera outbreak in North-Eastern Nigeria has resulted in at least 186 suspected cases and 14 deaths as of Sep. 1, according to Borno State’s Ministry of Health. The outbreak, which coincided with this year’s
  • 7 Sep 2017- 14:01 by Local Press Report AUSTIN TX Phys.org Hydraulic fracturing has once again made the Permian Basin that stretches across western Texas and New Mexico one of the richest oil fields in the world. But the improved reserves come with some serious water management issues. Drilling for
  • 2 Sep 2017- 08:12 by Local Press Report SAN FRANCISCO CA Wired Addicks and Barker reservoirs' dams and spillways were rated by US Army Corps of Engineers as "extremely high-risk" infrastructure. Climate Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Policy Houston TX North America
  • 24 Aug 2017- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States US multinational oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil for years conducted a campaign to mislead the general public about impacts of climate change. Harvard academics Professor Naomi Oreskes and Dr Geoffrey Supran, in a study

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