E-The Environmental Magazine July 21, 2014

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E - THE ENVIRONMENTAL MAGAZINE THIS WEEK
July 21, 2014

WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING

 

Nevada Butterfly Gains Habitat Protection Under ESA

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed last week  to protect 5,561 acres of critical habitat for the Mount Charleston blue butterfly in Nevada’s Clark County. The butterfly, found only in the Spring Mountains outside Las Vegas and nowhere else on Earth, was protected under the Endangered Species last September….
Center for Biological Diversity


Tell EPA To Protect Us From Fracking Chemicals

Strong rules are urgently needed to protect us from the dangers of fracking chemicals, many of which are toxic or carcinogenic. Tell the EPA to require full disclosure of the chemicals used in fracking and the dangers they pose…
NRDC
 

White House Approves Seismic Airguns Despite Public Opposition and Threats to Marine Life

Last week the Obama administration approved the use of dynamite-like blasts to search for oil and gas deposits deep below the ocean floor off the Atlantic Seaboard — in spite of the proven threats to marine life, mounting local opposition, and risks to fisheries.
Oceana

EARTHTALK Q&A

Preventing Wildfires

Global warming and decades of mismanagement means that wildfires are on the increase across the West and elsewhere. What can we do to prevent them?
EarthTalk

 

 

 

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