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Fruit Pollutes More Than Coal?

Friday, January 28, 2011

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Fruit Pollutes More Than Coal?

It may seem like a silly question: Can fruit cause more pollution than coal? But from the perspective of Indonesian waterways, the answer is most certainly yes. According to Mukri Friatna, head of advocacy for WALHI (Friends of the Earth Indonesia), “Oil palm plantations ranked first as producers of pollutants, followed by mining companies.” WALHI [...]

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Murray Energy Coal Pollutes Southern Ohio’s Waterways

Sunday, October 3, 2010

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Thanks to Mary Ellen for alerting me to this story in Southern Ohio. A coal slurry spill from Murray Energy’s American Century Mine is threatening Belmont County Creek. This is the fourth coal slurry spill into the creek in recent years – and yet Murray Energy wants to put another impoundment right on the creek. [...]

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