Sunday, April 14, 2013

4/14/13 Frack Mess /local events ahead

Local news
This link is the Agenda for the April 15th Lee Co Commissioners’ meeting. You can view/print the entire agenda package by going to the county websiteleecountync.gov – Record Search. NOTE: Monday’s meeting will start at 4:30 instead of the normal 6:00.
https://docs.google.com/file/d/19oDr-XMMgF3qa_VG1lIHzNaV7s3r3DJ6g5b9EkNWBNbmSZNBJPbKD2BS03NN/edit?usp=sharing

OH MY GOODNESS an All day meeting !
http://portal.ncdenr.org/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=f90c5c40-1822-410b-961b-6550c8efc37d&groupId=8198095

Most Read News of the Week around the world
 http://ecowatch.com/p/energy/fracking-2/

 
http://ecowatch.com/2013/13-spills-in-30-days/
Moving oil is a dirty business, and never has that been more clear than this past month. Since March 11, the global oil industry has had 13 spills on three continents. In North and South America alone, they’ve spilled more than a million gallons of oil and toxic chemicals—enough to fill two olympic-sized swimming pools.


Fact vs. Fiction: How Renewables Outshine Fracking

Fracking Industry Greases Gears of Government in Tennessee


Government Report Exposes Lack of Preparedness for Nuclear Emergency
“In a real radiation release, the American people will expect the government to act to protect them against exposures that could cause damaging health effects. This is especially important since the NRC’s current antiquated rules are based on exposure effects to an average adult man—yet women and children are far more susceptible to radiation than men.
“But to make matters worse, the EPA [Environmental Protection Agency] last week proposed radiation ‘clean-up’ standards that could force Americans to live in highly-contaminated areas and ingest highly-contaminated food and water in the aftermath of a nuclear power accident or radiological attack. These standards would codify cancer and are completely at odds with civilized society. They must not be allowed to take effect.”

Shale-Rich Spanish Region to Vote to Ban Fracking: Scientific American
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=shale-rich-spanish-region-to-vote-t


 

 

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