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Johnny Hazard :
The Mexico City area has been hit by a
major ozone crisis

One reason: Mexico City’s 10 million people simply won’t give up their cars. By Johnny Hazard | The Rag Blog | March 20, 2015 Leer este artículo en español MEXICO CITY — After a couple of days of unusually cold, … finish reading Johnny Hazard :
The Mexico City area has been hit by a
major ozone crisis

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Steve Horn :
Keystone XL’s Houston ‘Fork in the Road’

Houston’s refinery row. Image from Gulf Restoration Network / DaSmogBlog. Keystone XL fork in the road: TransCanada’s Houston Lateral Pipeline Houston’s LyondellBasell refinery is retooling itself for the looming feast of tar sands crude and fracked oil bounty that awaits … finish reading Steve Horn :
Keystone XL’s Houston ‘Fork in the Road’

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Kristin Moe : Polluted Houston Neighborhood Draws the Line at Tar Sands

Children from the Manchester neighborhood in Houston with oil refinery smokestack in the background. Photo by Tar Sands Blockade. Photo by Tar Sands Blockade / YES! Magazine. Houston’s most polluted neighborhooddraws the line at Alberta Tar Sands East Texas is … finish reading Kristin Moe : Polluted Houston Neighborhood Draws the Line at Tar Sands

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Steve Russell : Traveling by Water

Mar Caribe: Traveling by water. Photo by Jefry Lagrange Reyes / Wikimedia Commons.Traveling by water “We pray in English so we understand each other; we pray in Indian so God understands us.” — Lakota elder By Steve Russell | The … finish reading Steve Russell : Traveling by Water

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Sarito Carol Neiman : The Highs and Lows of Rick Perry’s ‘Texas Miracle’

And a tip of the ten-gallon hat to the ‘Texas Miracle.’ Photo by Paul Moseley / Ft. Worth Star-Telegram. The highs and the lows: Rick Perry’s ‘Texas Miracle’ By Sarito Carol Neiman / The Rag Blog / August 16, 2011 … finish reading Sarito Carol Neiman : The Highs and Lows of Rick Perry’s ‘Texas Miracle’

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Robert S. Becker : The Environmental Rabble-Rousing of Diane Wilson

Environmental activist Diane Wilson in a still from the PBS documentary, Texas Gold.Eco-Outlaw Diane Wilson:The environmental rabble-rousing of an unreasonable woman By Robert S. Becker / OpEd News / June 21, 2011 Environmental activist and author Diane Wilson will be … finish reading Robert S. Becker : The Environmental Rabble-Rousing of Diane Wilson

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John Aloysius Farrell : The Koch Brothers’ Web of Influence

Koch Inc., headquartered in Wichita, Kan., spends tens of millions of dollars to lobby Congress and federal agencies on issues ranging from oil and gas to the estate tax. Photo by Larry W. Smith / AP.The Koch brothers’ web of … finish reading John Aloysius Farrell : The Koch Brothers’ Web of Influence

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Lamar W. Hankins : Natural Gas and the Perils of Fracking

Light my fire. Images from the documentary film, Gasland.The perils of fracking:Protecting our waterfrom natural gas production By Lamar W. Hankins / The Rag Blog / March 29, 2011 Anyone who drinks water has a stake in the production of … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Natural Gas and the Perils of Fracking

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Think Progress : The Koch Brothers’ War on Mainstreet

Charles and David: The brothers Koch. Image from AlterNet.The Kochs vs. Mainstreet: The right-wing billionaires’ open war on everyday Americans By Think Progress / AlterNet / March 2, 2011 Koch Industries, the private company of the billionaire Koch brothers Charles … finish reading Think Progress : The Koch Brothers’ War on Mainstreet

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Bill Freeland : Electric Cars Not All That ‘Green’

Graphic by Bill Freeland / The Rag Blog.All-electric cars:The not-so-green alternative By Bill Freeland / The Rag Blog / September 30, 2010 Conventional wisdom has just assumed electric cars are clean because there’s no tailpipe. So the focus has only … finish reading Bill Freeland : Electric Cars Not All That ‘Green’

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Dahr Jamail : Strong Evidence BP Is Spraying Toxic Dispersants

Dispersant remnant, June 26, 2010. Photo by Shirley Tillman / Truthout.Evidence mounts:BP spraying toxic dispersants The Tillmans and thousands of other fishermen and residents along the Gulf of Mexico are deeply concerned about local, state, and federal government complicity in … finish reading Dahr Jamail : Strong Evidence BP Is Spraying Toxic Dispersants

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Mission Possible? : Visualize Skimmers and Booms

Crude oil collects on the wrong side of an orange containment boom in Pass a Loutre near Venice, Louisiana, May 30, 2010. Photo by A.J. Sisco / UPI.Skimmers and booms:Keywords for victory on the Gulf Coast By Greg Moses / … finish reading Mission Possible? : Visualize Skimmers and Booms

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