It’s already being called the worst oil spill in Brazil’s history, and no one knows where the oil is coming from or how to stop it.

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View article in its entirety at DeSmog.— Author: Justin Mikulka On October 23, New York Attorney General Letitia James, joined by attorneys general from Maryland, New Jersey, and California, sent a letter of support to the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) over a Washington state law that would limit the volatility of oil transported by train through the state.That oil originates in […]

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Alabama Power’s Renew Our Rivers campaign has earned one of the state’s most prestigious environmental conservation awards. The Alabama Wildlife Federation (AWF) honored Renew Our Rivers Aug. 9 as the Water Conservationist of the Year during the group’s annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards ceremony. For more than 40 years, AWF has presented the awards to people and organizations that work to […]

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The bodies of at least 28 hippopotamuses have been found in Ethiopia’s national park in the southwest of the country, local media reported Monday. The semi-aquatic mammals died in the Gibe Sheleko National Park, a part of the Gibe River, local broadcaster FANA said. Behirwa Mega, head of the park told FANA that the animals died between April 14 and 21 and that the cause of their deaths is presently unknown. The Gibe Sheleko National Park, was only established in 2011, is reportedly […]

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