Monthly Archives: November 2013

Friends of the Elephant Seal

The Friends of the Elephant Seal maintain a live webcam at the Piedras Blancas rookery on the Central California coast.  They also run a website that is a trove of information on seals and other marine mammals:  LINK webcam: Live … Continue reading

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Fukushima Out of Control

By M O’Rourke The World is at a critical crossroads. The Fukushima disaster in Japan has brought to the forefront the dangers of Worldwide nuclear radiation. The crisis in Japan has been described as “a nuclear war without a war”. … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Proposes Policy to Transport Radioactive Fracking Wastewater by Barge

(from EcoNews) By Emily DeMarco The U.S. Coast Guard, which regulates the country’s waterways, will allow shale gas companies to ship fracking wastewater on the nation’s rivers and lakes under a proposed policy published Wednesday. Industry officials say barges are the safest, and cheapest, … Continue reading

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How the largest oil and gas company in the world put 30 people behind bars in Russia

The Prirazlomnaya platform is towed to  Arctic waters (from Greenpeace blog, by Victoria Henry) It took one call from the crew on Gazprom’s Prirazlomnaya rig to have an armed squad of Russia’s special forces there within an hour. The very … Continue reading

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All Fracked Up

All Fracked Up Mixing oil and water rattles the Golden State By Glen Martin —->  Goddard bends down to monitor a gauge on the pipes of a unit that separates the oil from the natural gas rising from below. “We’re … Continue reading

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