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Appalachia’s Fracking Boom Has Done Little For Local Economies: Study

Kristina Marusic Environmental Health News
Appalachia's fracking boom has failed to deliver on promises of jobs and benefits to local economies, according to a new study. The analysis concluded that about 90 percent of the wealth created from shale gas extraction leaves local communities.

After Wrecking the Gulf, Big Oil Is Worsening the COVID-19 Crisis

Sue Sturgis Facing South
"controlled burn" of oil spill But oil industry pollution doesn't hurt human health in times of disaster only. It turns out that a common type of pollution emitted by the oil industry during normal operations may be making exposed people more vulnerable to the COVID-19.

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Anna Mae

Marsha de la O Antidote for Night
Marsha de la O, a southern California poet, depicts most tenderly the hard wages of environmental pollution.
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