EPA: Pollution from Colorado mine spill worse than thought

Representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency have disclosed that three million gallons of contaminated water accidentally released from the Gold King Mine in Colorado is three times the levels they originally thought. USAToday reveals that the mine continues to release 500 gallons of polluted water per minute and at their peak that arsenic levels were… Read More EPA: Pollution from Colorado mine spill worse than thought

UNESCO: Aussie Great Barrier reef not ‘in danger’

After much deliberation, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recommended that Australias’s Great Barrier Reef to not be listed as in danger. According to The New Daily, this did not set well with Greenpeace who insisted that the Barrier Reef is still at risk. If the agency declared the Great Barrier… Read More UNESCO: Aussie Great Barrier reef not ‘in danger’