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No More Oil Found In Lake Michigan After Spill At BP Refinery

No More Oil Found In Lake Michigan After Spill At BP Refinery

By Joseph Erbentraut WHITING, Ind. (AP) — The Coast Guard says crews didn’t find any more oil during the latest search of the Lake Michigan shore following last week’s spill at BP’s northwestern Indiana refinery. Officials say a Coast Guard, BP and U.S. Environmental Protection […]

100 Cats Rescued From Houston Home

100 Cats Rescued From Houston Home

By Andres Jauregui Authorities in Texas rescued dozens of cats from a Houston-area home last week. Police received an anonymous tip that led officers to the home of elderly twin sisters on Thursday. Responders found more than 100 cats in various states of poor health […]

The Oso Mudlside: Why Do We Live in Harm's Way?

The Oso Mudlside: Why Do We Live in Harm's Way?

By David Ropeik

More than 20 people are dead and at least 90 are missing and presumed dead after a huge hillside of mud and clay and rock collapsed and slid down into their little village of Oso in western Washington. As the search goes on, more a matter of recovering the dead than rescuing anyone who might still be alive, questions are being asked; about emergency preparedness or warning systems or insurance coverage. But no one is asking perhaps the most important question of all. What were those people doing living in such imminent danger in the first place?

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Source: Huffington Post Green