WV Chem Spill Update: Formaldehyde Is Safe, Coal Is Clean, And Would You Like To Buy This Bridge?

An environmental engineer has reported finding formaldehyde in water samples taken from the area affected by the January 9 West Virginia chemical spill, and though it was only one location the already frayed nerves in the nine-county region have been set on edge once again. According to a report in the West Virginia Gazette, the […]

UNC: We failed students ‘for years’

Chancellor: University of North Carolina failed some of its students “for years” by allowing them to take classes that did not match academic standards. UNC: We failed students ‘for years’

Dear subscriber, you are registered as a participant in a mass disturbance. Via Vice: That’s a text message that thousands of Ukrainian protesters spontaneously received on their cell phones today, as a new law prohibiting public demonstrations went into effect. It was the regime’s police force, sending protesters the perfectly dystopian text message to accompany […]

Ancient And Vulnerable: 25 Percent Of Sharks And Rays Risk Extinction

Rays “are actually worse off” than sharks, says a scientist who mostly blames fin soup and bycatch. Ancient And Vulnerable: 25 Percent Of Sharks And Rays Risk Extinction

12 Days After West Virginia Chemical Spill, Company Admits To Another Chemical

Yep, you read that right. Almost two weeks after a storage tank was discovered to be leaking 7,500 gallons of the coal-washing chemical Crude MCHM into the Elk River/water supply for nine counties in West Virginia, company officials finally disclosed yesterday that 300 gallons of another chemical, 12 Days After West Virginia Chemical Spill, Company […]