Environment

DEA’s October 29th National Prescription Take-Back Day nets 188.5 tons of unwanted or expired prescription drugs

November 4, 2011

“The Drug Enforcement Administration says people turned in more than 188.5 tons of unwanted or expired prescription medications in the agency’s third National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Oct. 29.

The DEA initiative that began 13 months ago has resulted in almost 500 tons of medications being taken out of circulation, with assistance from state, local and tribal law enforcement partners as well as community groups. For the most recent collection day, 5,327 sites were set up around the country.”

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Professors on Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature team disagree on results of global warming study

November 2, 2011

“Prof Richard Muller had spent two years trying to discover if the mainstream scientists were wrong but concluded they were right. Temperatures are rising and his results, he concluded, “proved you should not be a sceptic, at least not any longer”. Case closed.
But is it? Not according to Prof Judith Curry, a member of Prof Muller’s team, who claims the same findings have shown that global warming has stopped – plunging the rest of us into a quandary of what and who to believe. When Prof Curry heard that Prof Muller was saying that the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (BEST) findings would put an end to climate change scepticism for good she was horrified. “This isn’t the end of scepticism,” she exclaimed.”

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Texas battling EPA rules limiting sulfur dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants

July 9, 2011

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Developing: Transocean (same rig owner in Gulf oil spill) rig off Africa taking water

July 6, 2011

[expand title=Read More] Source ”   The owner of the rig that sank in the massive Gulf oil spill last summer was having problems Wednesday with another one of its deepwater drillers — this time off the coast of Africa. Transocean Ltd. spokesman Guy Cantwell told The Associated Press that the rig called Marianas began to [...]

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Exxon: We’re working on a Montana Pipeline restoration plan

July 6, 2011

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