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Natural Gas From Shale: Natural Gas Extraction From Shale Gas A Threat to Environmental and Human Health?

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Natural gas from shale is gathered by a natural gas extraction method commonly referred to as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. This method of extraction is coming under fire as of late with some serious concerns over whether or not it is safe. There have been numerous reports of complaints from nearby residents whom have gas …

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Why Bees are Disappearing

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Why bees are disappearing is a complex subject, but at the top of the list according to a recent federal study confirms that the honeybees’ pollen and their hives are laden with pesticides. Another factor is that a bad winter has worsened the already worrisome bee die-off with a large die-off this last winter. This …

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When Is Presidents Day 2011 It Is February 21 2011 A Brief History

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When is Presidents Day 2011, while the observance of this federal holiday, which is on February 21 in 2011 by the way, or the third Monday in February for those whom are interested, is a national holiday, some, if not many may not even know how it came about. With George Washington’s Birthday falling on …

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Water Pollution and Control Act History And Future

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The Federal Water Pollution and Control Act (Clean Water Act) was originally made into law June 30, 1948 as statute (Ch. 758; P,L. 845), which authorized the U.S. Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, in cooperation with other Federal, state and local entities to prepare comprehensive programs with the intention of either reducing or …

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Citizens United Victory as Judge Rules Corporate Donations Ban Unconstitutional

Citizens United Victory as Judge Yules Corporate Donations Ban Unconstitutional

A U.S. judge ruled that the campaign finance law that had banned corporations from making contributions to federal candidates is unconstitutional, stating that a recent Supreme Court decision gives companies the same right to donate as individual citizens enjoy. The ruling, issued late Thursday by U.S. District Judge James Cacheris tossed out part of an …

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Wild about Wildlife The National Wildlife Federation

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The National Wildlife Federation, or NWF, believes that America’s wildlife belongs to the people. Interestingly, it was the work of a cartoonist, Jay Norwood “Ding” Darling, who formed the base of the NWF. The conservationist nature of Darling’s work caught the attention of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1934, the president promoted him to head …

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