Ecocentric

Disturbing: Dangerous Amounts of Radiation Detected in Stream Containing Fracking Wastewater

Last week new concerns came to light regarding the treatment and disposal of fracking wastewater. First a report by Environment America shows that as fracking expands across the US, the sheer amount of wastewater produced in 17 shale states – to the tune of 280 billion gallons in 2012 – is problematic.

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18 Surprising Facts That Will Motivate You to Stop Wasting Food

With nearly 100 percent certainty I can assure you we won’t be hearing President Barack Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, or their respective surrogates, talking about America’s food waste dilemma (or what I and others would describe as a crisis) in the months ahead.  That’s too bad since food waste is creating significant social, economic and environmental consequences for the US (and the world).

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