Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Oil Spill Disaster New Zealand's "Worst in Decades"

BBC - Oct 11'11
An oil spill from a stranded cargo ship off New Zealand is the country's worst environmental disaster in decades, the government says. Details here.
Courtesy of the BBC

Bombshell: State Department Outsourced Tar Sands Pipeline Environmental Impact Study to ‘Major’ TransCanada Contractor

By Joe Romm - Climate Progress - Oct 8, 2011
The Game was Rigged: Entire Environmental Impact Statement Should Be Invalidated. Details here.

U.S. Seen Unlikely to Hit Advanced Biofuel Goal

Manitoba Co-Operator - Oct 11 Land-use changes make emissions reductions uncertain:   report. Details here.

Wheat on ground; PLT photo
Please also read "Bursting the Ethanol Bubble."