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HARVEY DISASTER (tags)

We disparately need more volunteers UNITED STATES CIVIL DEFENSE ASSOC ON RED ALERT HARVEY DISASTERS USCDA needs volunteers Call 949 697-5676 or E-mail to: mvwsr@aol.com

Porter Ranch methane leak doesn't bode well for climate (tags)

Porter Ranch methane leak poses serious risk for climate. New infrared footage exposes the extent of the leak.

How Clean is the Air You’re Breathing? (tags)

Have you ever thought about the air quality in your home? According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor air quality can often be even worse than the air outside. In honor of National Care About Your Indoor Air Month this February, here are a few surprising facts to be aware of when it comes to your in-home air quality.

Spring Snails Survival Threatened by SNWA Pipeline (tags)

The spring snails of the Great Basin region are threatened by construction of the SNWA pipeline to Las Vegas. Spring snails are vital as primary consumer herbivores to reduce algae and thereby prevent eutrophication, also being the base of the trophic food web pyramid that supports trout, eagles and humans. Spring snails should be protected under ESA and are more valuable than golf courses and sprawl development north of Las Vegas.

Nicaragua Sugar, pesticides and CKD (tags)

Important news media recently published an extensive report on chronic renal insufficiency (CRI), a disease suffered by peasants living in the Pacific region of Central America. The cause of this disease has not been scientifically proven, which could give rise to confusion in the management of this disturbing public health issue.

Clean Air, Healthy Communities Citizens Hearing (tags)

Health, science and academic experts and private citizens defend clean air

BTL:EPA Sends Mixed Message with Reversal on West Virginia Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.

Global Warming Accelerates While US Backpedals (tags)

Two recent studies have shocked the world in regard to global warming. A phenomenon that was to happen “possibly in our lifetime” has evolved into a threat capable of transforming the world in ten years time. A recent, extensive study of the northern polar ice caps released by climate expert Professor Peter Wadham, concluded that the Arctic Ocean would be “mostly” ice free in 10 years during the summer months. This study is a stunning compliment to research done by NASA at the South Pole, which noted that ice sheets have been losing 30 feet a year in thickness since 2003. The research concluded that the rate of melting is accelerating, creating a “runaway effect.”

Help Las Vegas Conserve Water! No Aquifer Drawdown! (tags)

We need your help to protect the Snake and Spring Valley aquifers from being drawn down by Las Vegas water demands. One way people can help is to encourage a diversity of water conservation measures that Las Vegas and Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) could try as alternatives to pumping and draining distant aquifers yet intact. People are given the chance to send SNWA their ideas for abstracts for an upcoming Water Innovations Conference later in '09, abstracts due by 1/30/09. Even if you cannot go there, send them your ideas for water conservation anyway!!

Take action: EPA gives preliminary approval for dangerous pesticides (tags)

Take action: EPA gives preliminary approval for dangerous pesticides. There is still time to stop this travesty. The EPA’s public comment period on this decision ends Oct. 2. Please e-mail the EPA TODAY before this unjust decision is made permanent.

Chemtrails Are Over Las Vegas (tags)

http://www.lasvegastribune.com/20050819/headline1.html http://www.lasvegastribune.com/20050826/headline3.html

BTL:Consumer Group Claims Oil Companies' Disaster Profiteering Necessitates... (tags)

...Price Controls ~ Interview with Tyson Slocum, of Public Citizen's Energy Program, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Bill Moyers: There is no tomorrow (tags)

One of the biggest changes in politics in my lifetime is that the delusional is no longer marginal. It has come in from the fringe, to sit in the seat of power in the Oval Office and in Congress. For the first time in our history, ideology and theology hold a monopoly of power in Washington.

Ford Ranger EV Drivers Resist Repossession (tags)

“My all-electric Ford Ranger hauls more weight that my three-quarter ton Chevy with a 350 internal combustion engine,” says California rancher and Ranger EV driver Dave Raboy.

Ventilation no help against second hand smoke (tags)

Toronto pub's ventilation system exchanged the air 10 times an hour, but to reduce the second-hand smoke dangers to acceptable levels would require at least 34,000 air changes per hour.

The Dean Deception (tags)

"Howard is not a liberal. He's a pro-business, Rockefeller Republican."

Protecting California's Clean Water (tags)

According to a 2000 report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency two thirds of California lakes tested so polluted they cannot support aquatic life.

smoggiest L.A. in years (tags)

Stage 1 smog alert in the San Bernardino Mountains in mid July, the first time such an alert was declared in the district since 1998.

Libertarians says Smog Danger is a lot of Hot Air (tags)

Free Market analysts claim that the the American Lung Association 2003 "State of the Air" report is designed to generate alarming headlines and encourage charitable donations, but not to provide the media and the public with accurate information on air pollution.

stop the dirty air war at home, 300 Sept 11s is enough (tags)

Public pressure needed to stop energy companies from killing thousands more people.

Corporados Attempt Massive Privatization of U.S. Water Supply (tags)

The water infrastructure bill introduced in the Senate in February 2002 makes federal assistance for water systems conditional on the recipient's consideration of privatization. This language jeopardizes public access to safe and affordable drinking water

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