Saturday, June 04, 2016
Enviro-News 06-04-2016 from Truthout.org
Oregon Derailment Likely to Reignite Oil-by-Rail Safety Concerns
Dahr Jamail, Truthout: The amount of sound humans are injecting into the oceans is so intense and frequent that it is, at times, literally killing whales. Much of the damage is being done by Navy sonar training and testing.
Graham Readfearn, DeSmogBlog: America Rising Squared has its origins in launch of America Rising PAC, which employs trackers to follow candidates' every move in the hope of capturing a potentially embarrassing slip-up or hypocritical statement while researchers dig into their histories for anything that might cast them in a bad light.
Matt Stannard, Occupy.com: These measures don't just regulate emissions or mandate transitions. They actually do things like help the economically insecure, create material incentives for individual change, restore ecosystems and reassert the authority of local entities over corporate polluters.