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Sand mines in Wisconsin unearth environmental problems

Sand mines in Wisconsin unearth environmental problems | Environment | Scoop.it
The fast-growing sand mining industry is grappling with a rising number of environmental problems across western Wisconsin.

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Senators hear encouraging words on water plan funding

A major water proposal by Sen. Troy Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay, got good reviews in a Senate hearing Tuesday as water utility leaders and the Texas Nature Conservancy offered a thumbs up on a $2 billion fund to help pay for projects and conservation...

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Aging Enbridge Pipeline Poses Threat to Great Lakes, Report Says

Aging Enbridge Pipeline Poses Threat to Great Lakes, Report Says | Environment | Scoop.it
The National Wildlife Federation advises against extending a system of aging pipelines through the Great Lakes region because of the fragility of the ecosystem and lapses in safety by the company that operates the pipelines.

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Robert DesJarlait's curator insight, June 5, 2013 10:18 PM

Article from October 18, 2012...still newsworthy and worth the read. 

Sarah LittleRedfeather Kalmanson's curator insight, June 6, 2013 9:26 AM

IdleNoMore for the #WATER ... No Enbridge!

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Three Reasons Why Global Fossil-Fuel Subsidies Will Not Last A Generation

Three Reasons Why Global Fossil-Fuel Subsidies Will Not Last A Generation | Environment | Scoop.it
Photo credit: Wikipedia Towards the end of last year the International Energy Agency announced that subsidies for fossil fuels globally had risen by 30% to $523 billion.
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Infographic: Sustainable Energy for All - What Will It Take?

What will it take to meet the Sustainability for All goals for energy access, renewable energy and energy efficiency by 2030?
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Feature : Is It Sustainable To Mine Silver In This Current Price Environment ? - Forbes

Feature : Is It Sustainable To Mine Silver In This Current Price Environment ? - Forbes | Environment | Scoop.it
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Senators hear encouraging words on water plan funding

A major water proposal by Sen. Troy Fraser, R-Horseshoe Bay, got good reviews in a Senate hearing Tuesday as water utility leaders and the Texas Nature Conservancy offered a thumbs up on a $2 billion fund to help pay for projects and conservation...

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Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center Field Trip - Houston Audubon Society

Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center Field Trip - Houston Audubon Society | Environment | Scoop.it
RYSS - enrichment class [7,8 grades] traveled to the Sims Bayou Urban Nature Center [Houston, Texas] on a Houston Audubon Society field trip.

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The Sustainable Infrastructure Income Trust | Alternative Energy Stocks

The Sustainable Infrastructure Income Trust | Alternative Energy Stocks | Environment | Scoop.it
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Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the U.S. - The Price of Oil

Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the U.S. - The Price of Oil | Environment | Scoop.it
A fossil fuel subsidy is any government action that lowers the cost of fossil fuel energy production, raises the price received by energy producers ...
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement Would Harm Our Environment - Huffington Post

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement Would Harm Our Environment - Huffington Post | Environment | Scoop.it
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement Would Harm Our Environment Huffington Post Among other reasons about which I have written previously, opponents of the TPP say it would harm our planet's environment, subverting climate change measures...
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