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November 2016

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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Trudeau government approves Trans Mountain, Line 3 pipelines


The waiting is over and it looks like a new line will be drawn in the tar sands of Alberta. The Trudeau government announced on Tuesday afternoon it has approved the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain and Enbridge Line 3 pipelines.

Source: Trudeau government approves Trans Mountain, Line 3 pipelines

Kinder Morgan pipeline opposition – ‘Standing Rock of the North’


Opposition is growing over the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion in Canada, even as Prime Minister Justine Trudeau’s government prepares to make an announcement Tuesday after markets close at 4:00 p.m.

Source: Kinder Morgan pipeline opposition – ‘Standing Rock of the North’

Trump investments raise question of conflict of interest in DAPL


It has been confirmed that Donald Trump does have investments in Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) and Phillips 66, which has a one-quarter share of the Dakota Access project. This is in addition to ownership stakes he holds in over 500 companies worldwide.

Source: Trump investments raise question of conflict of interest in DAPL

Veterans to deploy for Standing Rock to join NoDAPL movement


Hundreds, if not thousands of military veterans from across the United States are headed to the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota this week to stand with and protect the water protectors in their movement to stop the DAPL,

Source: Veterans to deploy for Standing Rock to join NoDAPL movement

‘Once in a generation’ drought may become new norm for Southeast


Water isn’t a commodity that most southerners usually worry about. But lately, the drought has become a hot topic as more and more communities begin dealing with declining water resources. Even worse, these conditions may become the new norm.

Source: ‘Once in a generation’ drought may become new norm for Southeast

Op-Ed: DAPL protesters will stand their ground at Standing Rock


It looks like a new line has been drawn in the sand between DAPL water protectors and the federal government in North Dakota. The latest shot fired by the feds – an eviction notice, was met with a defiant statement: “We will not be moved.”

Source: Op-Ed: DAPL protesters will stand their ground at Standing Rock

It’s official – Wisconsin will recount presidential votes


Green Party leader Jill Stein, with only 90 minutes to go, managed to officially file a petition for a recount of ballots in Wisconsin’s presidential race.

Source: It’s official – Wisconsin will recount presidential votes

Logbooks reveal Antarctic sea ice barely changed in 100 years


Century-old logbooks from the ships of Captain Robert Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton, key figures from the “Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration,” have revealed that sea ice levels in the Antarctic have changed very little in the last 100 years.

Source: Logbooks reveal Antarctic sea ice barely changed in 100 years

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