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Hungary Red Toxic Sludge Leak Mud Reaches Danube River

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Europe’s second largest river, the Danube River, has been infiltrated by the red toxic sludge leak from Hungary on Thursday as officials continue to work to contain as much of the leak as possible. A top disaster official for Hungary said it had reached the river, but officials believe that the PH levels have dropped …

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The Last Mountain Strives To Clean Up A Dirty Industry

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The Last Mountain, is just about that, Coal River Mountain, the last mountain left in the Coal River Mountain Valley. The information contained in this movie is almost as upsetting, it’s not nearly as amazing as the attitudes of the average Joe type folks who stubbornly stick to the idea that any opposition to mining …

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Spring 2011 Likely to Bring Major Flooding In North Central U.S.

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A large swath of the country is at risk of moderate to major flooding this spring, from northeastern Montana through western Wisconsin following the Mississippi River south to St. Louis, National Weather Service flood experts are forecasting. Today the agency released an initial spring flood outlook for this high risk region and will release a …

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Wisconsin River Levee Breach Forces Residents to Flee

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Wisconsin River Levee Breach forces residents of the City of Portage to flee after a 120 year old levee started failing after heavy rainfall last week of up to 10 to 12 inches in some areas, raised the river levels over the flood stage. The breach also may have stranded some residents in the Blackhawk …

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