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Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
Going outside in this week's polar vortex was crazy. But at least these people have amazing photos to show for it.
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A Canadian pipeline company asks the EPA for more time to dredge a Michigan river where it spilled tar sands oil more than three years ago. Request: denied.
Our top picks: the best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Every year the nation's oil and natural gas pipelines suffer hundreds of ruptures and spills. Is an overhaul of pipeline oversight overdue?
Our top picks: today's best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Our top picks: the best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Quite an ice breaker: NASA reports that "unprecedented" melting has occurred over a huge portion of Greenland's ice sheet this month. The area of thaw rose from 40 percent of the sheet to a sickening 97 percent in only four... read more >
Investigators blame Enbridge’s 'culture of deviance' for the worst oil spill in Midwestern history but fail to address the role of tar sands crude in escalating the danger and toxic aftermathThe rupture of an underground... read more >
In July 2010, an underground oil pipeline ruptured in southwestern Michigan. By the time workers were able to stanch the flow, over a million gallons of tar sands crude had flowed from the pipeline and into the Kalamazoo... read more >
With the outcome of his trial in doubt, a Michigan cleanup worker who alleges a cover-up takes a deal -- but only on the condition that he can continue his crusade against the Canadian pipeline company responsible for the largest inland oil spill in U.S. history.
He claims he was ordered to cover up dirty crude from the largest inland oil spill in U.S. history. Now a jury will consider if he's a legitimate crusader or a publicity hound motivated by his own personal drama.
Five greenreads to enjoy while waiting in last-minute lines at the tax office.
After a dramatic EPA meeting at which he revealed his secret shame -- and despite a campaign to intimidate him -- a fired oil spill cleanup worker continues his single-minded quest to prove that large pockets of tar sands crude were covered up in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River.
After one of the worst inland oil spills in U.S. history, a fired cleanup worker turns crusader on a mission to expose what he calls a cover-up by the pipeline company and its contractors. But revelations about his past threaten to destroy his reputation -- and his credibility.