FERC Extends Mountain Valley Pipeline Permit Despite Serious Doubts of Its Completion

October 12, 2020

Controversial MVP Fracked Gas Pipeline Still Lacks Essential Authorizations From a Press Release by Doug Jackson, Sierra Club, October 9, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) granted Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC (MVP) permission to resume construction, even though the beleaguered fracked gas project still lacks some necessary authorizations. Industry watchers [...]

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Environmental Health News — Beyond the Headlines @ “Living on Earth”

October 11, 2020

Beyond the Headlines — Seismic Drilling, Solar Panel Energy & Coal Slurry Pollution From LIVING ON EARTH, Air Date: Week of October 9, 2020 On this week’s Beyond the Headlines, Environmental Health News Editor Peter Dykstra tells Host Bobby Bascomb about a plan to drill along the Atlantic that has fallen apart due to un-renewed [...]

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OVEC to Host Virtual Climate Presentation on Saturday, 10/10/20

October 9, 2020

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition to Host Virtual Climate Presentation, October 10, 2020 @ 2 PM Contact: Sarah Carballo, sarah@ohvec.org Huntington, W.Va. — Scientists warn that unless we radically reduce fossil fuel emissions by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050, global warming could rise above 1.5 degrees Celsius and unleash a series of unprecedented and [...]

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Countdown to a Better Future — Global Launch & Major Event (10/10/20)

October 9, 2020

Global Launch | Countdown: To A Better Future TEDx COUNTDOWN TEDx COUNTDOWN TEDx COUNTDOWN TEDx COUNTDOWN TEDx SOURCE: https://countdown.ted.com/global-launch To make progress on climate action we need to collaborate on a global scale, and your community has an important role to play. On 10.10.2020, Countdown will launch globally with a virtual event, and we invite [...]

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Clean Air Council Now Active to Mitigate Climate Change

October 8, 2020

Staff Profile: Lois Bower-Bjornson, Southwestern Penna. Field Organizer From Lois Bower-Bjornson, Clean Air Council, October 6, 2020 My name is Lois Bower-Bjornson, and I’m the Southwestern Penna. Field Organizer with Clean Air Council. I am the mother of four children – three boys and a girl. I grew up in and still live and work [...]

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Our EARTH is Becoming a Polluted PLASTIC PLANET

October 7, 2020

Our PLANET is being inundated by PLASTICS of all shapes & sizes From Peter Dykstra, Environmental Health News, September 27, 2020 While climate change remains environmental issue #1, the worries over plastic in our water, soil, food, and bodies continue to grow. It’s hard to ignore the looming mountain of plastics problems. Plastic pollution has [...]

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NNSY: Gas-fired Power Plant Proposed for Norfolk Navy Shipyard

October 6, 2020

Dear Friends & Concerned Citizens: Demand a public hearing for the newest proposed power plant in Virginia: …. Click here to learn how! Fighting fossil fuel infrastructure in Virginia is like playing a sick game of whack-a-mole. Instead of harmless animatronics, the targets are dangerous projects that pop up across the state bringing carbon emissions [...]

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October 5, 2020

LOE: John Kerry Cochairs Biden Climate Plan Interview by Steve Curwood, Living on Earth, October 2, 2020 Joe Biden is offering a $2 trillion climate plan as part of his presidential campaign’s “Build Back Better” economic recovery agenda. Former Secretary of State John Kerry, cochair of the Biden Climate Task Force, joins Host Steve Curwood [...]

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Prof. Michael Mann says the EARTH’S FUTURE is Now Before the United States

October 4, 2020

A Second Trump Term Would Be ‘Game Over’ for the Climate, Says Top Scientist From an Article by Mark Hertsgaard, The Guardian, October 2, 2020 Michael Mann says Earth’s future ‘is in the hands of American citizens.’ Prof. Mann is one of the most eminent climate scientists in the world. He believes averting climate catastrophe [...]

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Public Health Symptoms Now of Greater Concern for Drilling & Fracking in Marcellus Shale

October 3, 2020

More Gas Wells Linked to More Symptoms in Pennsylvania Residents From an Article by Patricia Waldron, EOS News, September 30, 2020 Natural gas production has been booming in southwestern Pennsylvania, but it may also yield multiple health complaints, especially for residents surrounded by oil and gas facilities. Sore throat, burning eyes, headaches — these are [...]

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