December 7, 2013
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Salem-News.com (Dec-07-2013 14:53:00)
Hagan Statement on Camp Lejeune Water Contamination StudySalem-News.com
Hagan has worked tirelessly to ensure that veterans and their families who were affected receive the health care they need.
(CAMP LEJEUNE, NC) -
U.S. Senator Kay Hagan released the following statement after the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released a study on birth defects and childhood cancer resulting from water contamination at Camp Lejeune.
Salem-News.com (Dec-07-2013 13:49:00)
Threatened Listing Proposal Not Enough to Conserve Western Yellow-billed CuckooSalem-News.com
Aggressive Habitat Protection, Ending Threats from Tower Collisions and Pesticides Urgently Needed
(WASHINGTON, DC) -
American Bird Conservancy (ABC), one of the nation's leading bird conservation groups, says that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) proposal to list the western population of the Yellow-billed Cuckoo as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act falls short of providing the necessary protections for the imperiled bird species whose numbers have plummeted in recent decades.
Salem-News.com (Dec-07-2013 13:40:00)
`Lobbying Elites: The Fast Track to Extinction`Robert J. Burrowes Salem-News.com
Elites will continue to encourage us to 'exercise your democratic right' to vote and to lobby because once our political effort has been so channelled, our dissent is easily dissipated and thus ignored.
(TASMANIA, Aust.) -
As we evaluate the outcomes of the recent UN climate negotiations in Warsaw, one lesson that we are invited to learn, again, relates to our strategy for getting effective action taken on the ongoing climate catastrophe and other critical environmental problems.
Salem-News.com (Dec-07-2013 13:17:00)
Robert Green`s Blog - the Hollie Greig Case
Rajan Zed pointed out that if Sweden continued to maltreat its Roma population; European Commission should jump in and ensure that fundamental rights of Roma were protected. Roma should not be treated as “unwanted” in Sweden.
Hindus are asking for official apology from Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt for reported compilation of a register on Roma people.
Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was shocking to learn a country like Sweden; said to be one of the world’s most highly developed post-industrial nations; displaying such prejudice, racism and discrimination.
Scientists hope to repeat the experiment with other earthquakes, although the logistics of such a study are daunting – requiring a large earthquake with lots of slip...
(CORVALLIS, OR) -
An international team of scientists that installed a borehole temperature observatory following the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake in Japan has been able to measure the “frictional heat” generated during the rupture of the fault – an amount the researchers say was smaller than expected, which means the fault is more slippery than previously thought.
It is the first time scientists have been able to use precise temperature measurements to calculate the friction dynamics of fault slip.
Authorities have changed the status of missing Samantha Dodson from endangered to kidnapped. A warrant had been issued for Kidnapping suspect, 40-year old Kelsey McCune. Call the tip line, (503) 723-4949, or 911 if you observe either person.
(OREGON CITY) -
A Clackamas County warrant was issued today (Friday, Dec. 6, 2013) for the arrest of Kelsey "Patrick" McCune, age 40, no known address. The charge is one count of second-degree kidnapping.
McCune is believed to be traveling with endangered runaway Samantha Dodson, age 13.