BP Continues to Pollute Local Landfills With Oil Spill Waste

September 7, 2010 by  
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There may — or may not — be some scientific disagreement about how much spilled oil remains in the Gulf of Mexico , but there’s no mystery about how much oily waste is collecting in local landfills: more than 50,000 tons . Although the waste contains the carcinogen benzene, federal law — in another costly giveaway to the industry — exempts wastes related to oil drilling from being classified as toxic, allowing BP to merrily offload their used boom and other materials to local landfills, including several that have histories of environmental problems. Read the rest of BP Continues to Pollute Local Landfills With Oil Spill Waste http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BP , bp oil spill , british petroleum , environmental heatlh , environmental justice , epa , gulf of mexico , offshore drilling , toxics , trash , Waste

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What a Waste of an Oil Disaster

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Finally Something To Do With Empty CD/DVD Spindles

September 7, 2010 by  
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Photo via user Crath on reddit The Second “R” Something else than carry bagel sandwiches, that is (see below). This one might only apply to geeks, but then again, if you have lots of empty CD and DVD spindles, chances are you also have a bunch of disorganized cables in a pile somewhere…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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