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Miles Offshore With Nowhere To Hide

On Thursday, May 12, an estimated 88,000 gallons of oil leaked from a pipeline leading to a Shell platform 97 miles off the coast of Louisiana was detected when a helicopter that happened to be flying overhead saw the sheen. A spill so far off the coast could easily be completely hidden from the view ...


Court voids discharge permit for proposed Big Box store

On Monday, May 16, Helena District Court Judge Mike Menahan ruled in favor of the non-profit organizations Bitterrooters for Planning (BfP) and Bitterroot River Protection Association (BRPA) in their case against Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) over the groundwater discharge permit that was issued on November 17, 2014 to local realtor Lee Foss. Both ...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Statement on NC DEQ Coal Ash Classifications

McCrory administration ignores state law deadline for┬áDuke Energy coal ash cleanups RALEIGH, NC — May 18, 2016 — Today the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) missed a statutory deadline to issue final site ratings that would have determined the fate of coal ash currently stored in leaking ponds at Duke Energy power plants ...

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