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Victory at Standing Rock – Army won’t grant easement to DAPL


The Department of the Army’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Works announced Sunday afternoon they will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota.

Source: Victory at Standing Rock – Army won’t grant easement to DAPL

Rare fog and smog strands over 20,000 passengers at China airport


About 20,000 passengers were stranded Sunday at an airport in Chengdu, China as flights were grounded because of heavy smog and a thick fog that left the city in a dark haze.

Source: Rare fog and smog strands over 20,000 passengers at China airport

Researchers – Humans have been polluting rivers for 7,000 years


Human -caused environmental pollution is usually associated with the start of the modern Industrial era, but researchers looking for evidence of when humans first began using metal tools may have found the world’s first polluted river.

Source: Researchers – Humans have been polluting rivers for 7,000 years

US veterans meet with Standing Rock Sioux elders, build barracks


U.S. military veterans are meeting with Standing Rock Sioux elders today to determine how the over 3,500 veterans arriving this weekend at the North Dakota encampment can best aid the water protectors who have spent months protesting the DAPL.

Source: US veterans meet with Standing Rock Sioux elders, build barracks

Op-Ed: Wells Fargo Bank agrees to meet with Standing Rock Sioux elders


After DAPL water protectors took direct action in Minneapolis on Thursday against a bank invested in the Dakota Access Pipeline, Wells Fargo representatives requested a face-to-face meeting with Standing Rock Sioux elders.

Source: Op-Ed: Wells Fargo Bank agrees to meet with Standing Rock Sioux elders

‘Leaning tower of San Francisco’ sinking faster than we thought


San Francisco’s 58-story sleek and ritzy high-rise, Millennium Tower is sinking and tilting faster than previously thought, based on newly released satellite images.

Source: ‘Leaning tower of San Francisco’ sinking faster than we thought

Princess Cruise Lines fined for ‘deliberate pollution’ of ocean


Carnival Corp.’s Princess Cruise Lines agreed to plead guilty to seven felony charges and pay a $40 million fine stemming from the company’s deliberate pollution of the seas and their efforts to try and cover up what they had done.

Source: Princess Cruise Lines fined for ‘deliberate pollution’ of ocean

Op-Ed: Canadian journalist’s rude treatment at U.S. border a warning


The recent abusive and unlawful treatment by U.S. border guards of an award-winning Canadian photojournalist on assignment to cover the DAPL protests in North Dakota should serve as a warning that freedom of the press is questionable in the U.S.

Source: Op-Ed: Canadian journalist’s rude treatment at U.S. border a warning

Three people dead, 14,000 evacuated in deadly Tennessee wildfires


Three people are confirmed dead Sevier County, Tennessee after wildfires fed by high winds swept through the county, destroyed over 150 homes and businesses, and forcing the evacuation of 14,000 people who literally fled for their lives.

Source: Three people dead, 14,000 evacuated in deadly Tennessee wildfires

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