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We are not targeting Adanis: Greenpeace Australia 21.7.2014 New Kerala: Business India
By Rekha Bhattacharjee, Sydney, July 21 : Even as Greenpeace Australia denies charges of targeting an Indian energy major led by Gautam Adani for reasons other than environment safety, the Adanis say green activists are hampering India's progress and job creation in Australia.
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Slaughter-Free Milk Is Great For Cows, But Not The Environment 21.7.2014 Mother Jones
If you don't eat beef because you feel sorry for those cows in Chick-fil-A ads, then you probably shouldn't drink milk either. The typical male calf born to a dairy cow becomes veal. The typical female is milked for five years—a quarter of her natural lifetime—then sent to the abattoir to become pet food or low-grade hamburger meat. Elsie the Cow, Borden Dairy Company's famous cartoon logo, is smiling only because she doesn't realize that she's about to get euthanized with a cattle gun. Yet if you're an ethical vegetarian who still can't bear to give up milk, you now have another option: slaughter-free dairy, which comes from farms where cows never get killed. Since 2011, the UK-based Ahimsa Dairy has offered slaughter free-milk and cheese to customers in London. In February, Pennsylvania's Gita Nagari Creamery , which has supplied no-kill milk to the local Hare Krishna community for many years, began offering it to the public through subscription and mail order—for a whopping $10 a gallon. The price ...
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The wealth gap is growing, but poor women see one improvement: healthier newborns 21.7.2014 Washington Post

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — As a kid who grew up in violence-racked public housing here, Wanda Verret had no idea what to do when she got pregnant at age 14. She didn’t go to the doctor until her sixth month of pregnancy, smoked cigarettes and dropped out of school. “I was a baby having a baby,” she said.

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Leadership war stymies Senate mission 21.7.2014 Washington Post: Politics
The Senate went three months this spring without voting on a single legislative amendment, the nitty-gritty kind of work usually at the heart of congressional lawmaking. So few bills have been approved this year, and so little else has gotten done, that many senators say they are spending most of their time on insignificant and unrewarding ...
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Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere 20.7.2014 Truthout.com
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California Halts Injection of Fracking Waste, Warning It May Be Contaminating Aquifers 20.7.2014 Truthout.com
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New Peru law weakens environmental safeguards 20.7.2014 AP Top News
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Dozens of international groups, the United Nations, and even Peru's own citizen ombudsman are objecting to a new law that weakens environmental protections in the Andean nation even as it prepares to host international climate-control talks this year....
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Coal plant faces tough decision 20.7.2014 Durango Herald
GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – An Environmental Protection Agency proposal to impose new pollution controls related to a past upgrade of a northeastern Utah coal-fired power plant could have cross-border environmental and economic implications in northwestern Colorado.From an environmental perspective, the agency’s action involving...
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Ahead of climate talks, Peru passes law weakening environmental protections 20.7.2014 Star Tribune: World
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"Tea Party of the Left" wages ferocious battle over fracking 20.7.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
The Tea Party of the Left, also known as "fracktivists," the group, like their conservative counterparts, is sworn to certain principles — even if those beliefs cost their side of the aisle the election in ...
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Lightning threatens N.D. oil patch saltwater disposal sites 20.7.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
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Lightning threatens N.D. oil patch saltwater disposal sites 20.7.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
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Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites 20.7.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
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Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites 19.7.2014 AP Business
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling - not the oil wells or drilling rigs - that were to blame....
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Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites 19.7.2014 Twincities.com: Nation
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or drilling rigs — that were to blame.
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Feds approve oil exploration off US Eastern Coast 19.7.2014 Twincities.com: Nation
ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Obama administration has sided with energy developers over environmentalists, approving the use of underwater blasts of sound to pinpoint oil and gas deposits in federal Atlantic Ocean waters.
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Whales under threat as US approves seismic oil prospecting in Atlantic 19.7.2014 Guardian: Environment

Sonic cannons to be used in ocean from Delaware to Florida
Study estimates 138,000 sea creatures could be affected

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Minnesota reins in greenhouse gases with sticks and carrots 19.7.2014 Twincities.com: Business

When city leaders and state legislators agreed last year to fund roughly half the $1 billion cost of a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings, they attached the usual strings for such projects: It had to be architecturally iconic, employ steel made from Minnesota iron ore and offer at least a few cheap seats.

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Obama administration approves using sonic cannons to explore for oil along US Eastern Seaboard 19.7.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet 19.7.2014 Hindu: News
World leaders demanded on Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Also found in: [+]
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