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Researchers Link One Fracking Injection Well to Hundreds of Earthquakes
Posted on: Aug 4, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
University researchers say fracking operations have been behind notable seismic activity in Colorado.
Judge Strikes Down Town's Fracking Ban in Favor of State's Energy Interests
Posted on: Jul 25, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
A district court judge in Colorado says voters don't have the right to create laws protecting their health, safety and environment.
Obama Administration Proposes Stricter Rules for Crude Oil Trains to Halt Derailments
Posted on: Jul 23, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
Transportation safety guidelines for crude oil were needed after a series of rail disasters.
Half of All New Energy Capacity in the US This Year Is Renewable
Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
Solar and wind lead the way.
New App Tracks Your Carbon Footprint, Compares it to Your Facebook Friends’ Output
Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
This social media app can inspire a little Facebook 'friend'ly competition.
New York Court Dismisses Pro-Fracking Lawsuits
Posted on: Jul 15, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
The state's Supreme Court stopped two lawsuits that sought to stop the state from reviewing fracking's health and environmental impacts.
The Epic Drought Won't Stop Fireworks in Some of America's Driest States
Posted on: Jul 4, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
Despite risks of wildfires in some areas, the Independence Day show will go on.
VIDEO: Shocking Undercover Investigation Exposes Buried-Alive Chickens at Nation's Second-Largest Producer
Posted on: Jun 27, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
This animal cruelty defies belief.
How a Solar-Powered Water Wheel Can Clean 50,000 Pounds of Trash Per Day From Baltimore’s Inner Harbor
Posted on: Jun 25, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
The wheel can help clean the harbor of debris from the city's storm drains.
Elon Musk To Build World’s Largest Solar Panel Plant
Posted on: Jun 20, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
The site of Solar City's new factory has yet to be announced.
Hillary Clinton Discusses Her Climate Change Wake-Up Call in ‘Hard Choices’
Posted on: Jun 16, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
The former Secretary of State writes about a 2005 event that she says opened her eyes to the fragility of the environment.
New Documentary Showcases the Simple Stardom of Burt’s Bees Founder
Posted on: Jun 13, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
The film showcases the enigmatic, simple life of Burt Shavtiz, not the empire he founded.
No Bull: Scientists Create Technology That Converts Cow Manure Into Clean Water
Posted on: Jun 4, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
The water produced by the system would be safe for livestock to drink.
How Much Carbon Do Your State’s Coal Plants Emit?
Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: Eco Watch
Which states are the dirtiest when it comes to carbon emissions rates?
How the Obama Administration's Carbon Plan Could Create 274,000 New Jobs
Posted on: Jun 2, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
The new EPA regulations would not force the country to choose between a strong economy and a healthy environment.
North Carolina Republicans Want Felony Charges for Those Who Disclose Fracking Chemicals
Posted on: May 20, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
Three legislators introduced a bill that would make it a felony to disclose fracking fluid content, even for those responding to emergencies caused by the process.
How the Melting Antarctic Glacier Will Make These 14 Coastal U.S. Attractions Look
Posted on: May 15, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
Climate Central asked an artist to create the images with rising sea level estimates in mind.
Jon Stewart Highlights Earthquakes, Chevron’s Pizza and Other ‘Benefits’ of Fracking
Posted on: Mar 28, 2014, Source: EcoWatch
Why complain about the lack of safe drinking water, when there's a free pepperoni pie in it for you?
More than 70 US Navy Sailors to Sue For Fukushima Radiation Poisoning
Posted on: Dec 30, 2013, Source: EcoWatch
At least 71 sailors from the USS Ronald Reagan reported radiation sickness and will file a lawsuit against Tokyo Electric Power Co., which operates the Fukushima Daiichi energy plant.
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