May 25, 2013
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Salem-News.com (May-25-2013 13:22)
Marines Failed to Safeguard Water SupplyRobert O'Dowd Salem-News.com
Lejeune ignored reports from the Army and an independent contractor that its base wells were contaminated with organic solvents. As many as one million Marines, dependents and civilian workers were exposed to toxic chemicals at Lejeune.
Camp Lejeune could have used a simple test mandated by the Navy in 1963 to learn that its water wells were seriously contaminated. The AP broke the story on May 19, 2013. (UPDATED MAY 22, 2013)
Salem-News.com (May-22-2013 13:00)
Hawai`i May Face Federal Prosecution Over Bird and Other Wildlife DeathsSalem-News.com
Light pollution from certain street lights causing fatal attraction.
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The Federal Govt has warned Hawai'i that it should either enter a plea agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) or face criminal prosecution, including possible jail time.
Salem-News.com (May-13-2013 22:58)
Conservation Groups Call for Increased Protections for Rapidly Declining SeabirdSalem-News.com
Murrelet habitat on state and private lands continues to be lost to logging.
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In a letter sent today, over 100 conservation and scientific organizations are calling on the Obama administration to provide new protective measures for the Marbled Murrelet.
Salem-News.com (May-08-2013 18:36)
Legislature Approves Bill that Confirms Oregon is Weaning Itself From Coal PowerSalem-News.com
SB 242 restates the language applying the standard to out-of-state power...
The Oregon House today passed a bill that confirms a 2009 policy reducing the amount of coal in Oregon’s power supply. SB 242 was approved by a vote of 44-15.
Salem-News.com (May-06-2013 22:12)
Israeli Forces Demolish Hebron Wells, Electric NetworkSalem-News.com
Parts of Beit Ula are classified as Area C, land under the full military control of Israel.
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Israeli forces on Monday morning damaged agriculture lands and destroyed an electric network and water wells in Beit Ula village west of Hebron, officials said.
Salem-News.com (May-06-2013 19:49)
Trade Disputes at Global Solar SummitSalem-News.com
"Dumping is the fundamental problem in the European solar market" - Milan Nitzschke, President of EU ProSun
The forecast is for an extremely heated debate, full of surprises, between the international associations representing the solar power industry at the first Global Solar Summit.
Salem-News.com (May-05-2013 14:28)
Upcoming Action at Dow Chemical`s Shareholder MeetingChuck Palazzo Salem-News.com
The ongoing chemical disaster occurring in Bhopal, India, has claimed over 25,000 lives in the past 29 years.
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An upcoming action at is planned for the Dow Chemical shareholder meeting in Michigan, the event is organized by the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal--North America (ICJB-NA)
Salem-News.com (May-02-2013 15:36)
Facing the Climate Change Upon UsKent Paterson for Salem-News.com
Rep. Lujan Grisham’s message helped frame a New Mexico climate town hall this week organized by the Sierra Club.
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“New Mexico is in the middle of a climate crisis,” Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham told an Albuquerque town hall via video.
Salem-News.com (May-01-2013 10:41)
Complementary Actions Protect Both Rare Birds and Water Resources in Northern PeruSalem-News.com
“This is a truly innovative project that benefits multiple communities by securing their rights to land and water resources” - Tino Aucca, President of ECOAN.
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Four communities in Peru have agreed on complementary land actions that will protect 930 acres of vital cloud forest.
Salem-News.com (Apr-25-2013 18:24)
Documentary Explores Students Bringing Water to Kenyan CommunitySalem-News.com
Prgram is a collaboration between OSU's College of Engineering and University Relations and Marketing.
In July of 2012, a group of Oregon State University students traveled to the small village of Lela, Kenya, to help the community gain access to safe water.
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