Sign this petition to stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline

November 27, 2016 by  
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XL0aq05t7ds The controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is approximately 80 percent built—but it’s not too late to stop it from completion. Standing Rock Youth and their Rezpect our Water campaign have launched a petition to urge the Army Corps of Engineers to halt construction of the pipeline and they need your help! The pipeline, which would run from North Dakota to Illinois, poses huge threats to historic Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sites, their cultural heritage, and the environment. Help Standing Rock Youth by signing their Change.org petition .

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New Orleans $14.5 billion rebuilt levees won’t fight a Category 5 hurricane

August 25, 2015 by  
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An often-repeated truth about Hurricane Katrina is that the events of August 29, 2005 were not a natural disaster, they were a man-made one caused by the failure of levee systems designed to protect the city. In the wake of the devastating storm, President Bush was told the Army Corps of Engineers would “look into” building Category 5 storm protection for New Orleans, and President Obama later stated such protection was an “ultimate goal” for the city. But as a report by Bob Marshall at The Lens and Politifact has determined, the levee system that currently protects the Big Easy is a “compromise” on that goal. Read the rest of New Orleans $14.5 billion rebuilt levees won’t fight a Category 5 hurricane

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Department of Defense’s New Headquarters is LEED Gold Certified

January 4, 2012 by  
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Thanks to the Army Corps of Engineers , the new Washington Headquarters Office Complex at the Mark Center has just earned LEED Gold certification . The $1.03 billion Pentagon headquarters, designed by HKS Inc , is one of the federal government’s largest buildings to achieve Gold . The complex houses Department of Defense and commercial offices in Alexandria, Virginia. Read the rest of Department of Defense’s New Headquarters is LEED Gold Certified Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Army Corps of Engineers , department of defense , eco design , green design , green roof , high efficiency central chiller plant , LED Fixtures , LEED gold certification , low flow faucets , Mark Center , recycled construction waste , storm water recycling , sustainable design , Washington Headquarters Office Complex

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POO POWER: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Funds First Fecal Sludge to Bio Diesel Plant in Ghana

January 4, 2012 by  
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Last year, the Bill Gates Foundation ploughed US $1.5 million into the first fecal sludge to bio diesel conversion plant in Accra , Ghana. The plant, which is run by Colombia University professor Kartik Chandran, the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology , and Ghana-based Waste Enterprisers (WE), will transform waste sludge into industrial fuel, methane, and biodiesel. Read the rest of POO POWER: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Funds First Fecal Sludge to Bio Diesel Plant in Ghana Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bill gates foundation , cameroon , FaMe project , fecal sludge , Ghana , waste enterprises , waste management sub saharan africa , waste to fuel scheme

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