Daily Archives: January 10, 2014

Press Conference: CEO Of Company Responsible For West Virginia Chemical Spill


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Published on Jan 10, 2014

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Major chemical leak causing panic in West Virginia


RT America

Published on Jan 10, 2014

Thousands of gallons of dangerous chemicals have been leaking from a facility managed by Freedom Industries in Charleston, West Virginia, and hundreds of thousands of people in the vicinity are being impacted as a result. The governor has declared a state of emergency in nine counties there, and federal agencies have since been dispatched to help make sense of the accident. RT’s Meghan Lopez reports live from West Virginia to weigh in on the status of the chemical leak hours after it was first discovered.

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“We Have The Life That We Have Because Of The COAL That’s Been Provided A Lot Of It From WV”


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Published on Jan 10, 2014

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Future for Commercial Space Endeavors Looks Bright

VOAvideo

Published on Jan 10, 2014

Space – the final frontier. Once the purview of cash-rich governments, launching rockets into space has become increasingly commonplace as demand for communications satellites and space-based imaging services grow. Today, space is a $200 billion a year industry – an example of how partnerships between government and the private sector are helping to lower costs – and in the process – expand our understanding of the world. Mil Arcega has more.

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Chemical Spill Brings W.Va. City to Standstil

AssociatedPress

Published on Jan 10, 2014

A chemical spill left the water for 300,000 people in West Virginia’s capital city stained blue-green and smelling like licorice. Officials say it is unclear when it might be safe again for even mundane activities like showers and laundry. (Jan. 10)

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Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria | FRONTLINE

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/hunting-the-nightmare-bacteria/

The largest outbreak yet of the “nightmare bacteria” CRE is fueling alarm among public health officials across the country. This superbug is resistant to virtually all antibiotics on the market today.

This weekend, get the backstory with Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria, our 2013 investigation into the rise of superbugs like CRE — and why there aren’t new antibiotics to stop them.

The largest outbreak on record of one so-called “nightmare bacteria” is fueling alarm among public health officials about the spread of potentially lethal drug-resistant infections.

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Will Feds Bankrupt Small Farms With Food Safety Rules?

http://www.familyfarmed.org/will-feds-bankrupt-small-farms-with-food-safety-rules/

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