CA Environmentalists Endorse Oil Field Wastewater Pollution

Despite previous tests showing that recycled wastewater is clean, California environmentalists oppose a recent decision by state regulators to allow continued dumping of oilfield wastewater at a wastewater treatment plant owned by Valley Water Treatment Company in Kern County. KGET reports that the Center for Biological Diversity alleges that the water from the plant is…

New Zealand’s Oil Industry is Doomed

To the shock of the country’s oil industry, New Zealand’s government announced the destruction of its petroleum industry by imposing new caps on oil and gas drilling in Kiwi waters as part of the new Labour government’s campaign to address human induced climate change. On Thursday, Minister Jacinda Ardern announced her government will No longer…

Now graduation ceremonies harm the environment

Oregon’s Statesman Journal describes a new program undertaken by Oregon’s Green Schools that are based on the idea that graduation ceremonies harm the environment. The estimated 30,000 graduating students in state high schools will require caps, gowns and tassels, respectfully. But, like the article points out, the very next day they will be relegated to…