Unlike many environmental issues, light pollution is a problem researchers say could disappear with the flick of a switch. Source: Illuminating the Effects of Light Pollution – The New York Times
50,000 Gallons Of Crude Oil Spills Into Partially Frozen Yellowstone River http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/01/19/3612952/montana-yellowstone-river-oil-spill/
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-02-13/apple-supply-report-acknowledges-its-smartphones-and-tablets-rely-on-smelters-using-illegally-mined-tin#p1T Apple publicly acknowledges its use of illegally mined tin from Indonesia where the death rate for miners can be as high as 1 person/wk.
Another day, another river ruined by a big coal-industry spill
Our Earth POSTED ON NOVEMBER 13, 2013 BY FANGELSI 15 The universe we live in is huge, insanely so, with the only the observable part of it as large as 46 billion light years in radius. In there lie galaxies, stars, planets, and all kinds of intergalactic matters and energy. But there is only one place, […]
Duke Energy’s coal-ash spill has utterly ruined a river
Just last month, Duke Energy insisted there was no reason to clean up its coal-ash piles. Oops. Coal plant accident spews coal ash into North Carolina river