One Cool Thing: A Breath of Fresh Air

One Cool Thing: A Breath of Fresh Air

Delegates attending the COP26 conference in Glasgow will get to see a very cool display during their stay. So cool, in fact, that it’s been frozen since 1765. Artist Wayne Binitie and scientists of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have retrieved an Antarctic time capsule containing the world’s purest air. The pocket of atmosphere was […]

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Florida Sues HRK Holdings for Piney Point Spill

Florida Sues HRK Holdings for Piney Point Spill

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer After the Piney Point wastewater reservoir dumped 215 million gallons of contaminated water into Tampa Bay in March, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has filed a lawsuit against the reservoir’s owner, HRK Holdings. The state agency alleges environmental negligence at the former phosphate processing plant, making a case against […]

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Chemical Plant Fire Rages for Second Day, Fire Fighters Protect Local River

Chemical Plant Fire Rages for Second Day, Fire Fighters Protect Local River

Authorities have ordered people near an industrial fire in Illinois to evacuate. The fire broke out at Chemtool Inc., in Rockton, a city about 15 miles north of Rockford near the Illinois and Wisconsin state line. https://t.co/JZFN8Bc0rs — CNN (@CNN) June 14, 2021 by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer A Rockton, Illinois Chemtool Inc. plant caught […]

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