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Deepwater Horizon Spill May Have Irreversibly Damaged Gulf Coast Marshes

"The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been called one of the worst environmental disasters in American history — and more than six years later, scientists are still investigating how much damage it actually caused. Now, a new study suggests the spill may have permanently marred one of the Gulf shore’s most important ecosystems. "

Source: Wash Post, 09/28/2016

"Alabama Pipeline Restarts, Restoring Gasoline Flow To East Coast"

"Colonial Pipeline announced Wednesday that the company has restarted its Line 1, which had been shut down for more than 12 days, causing gasoline shortages and price increases, felt most in places like Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee."

Source: Alabama Media Group, 09/22/2016

Red Wolves Will Still Be Protected — But More By Zoos Than In The Wild

"The federal government announced Monday that it will work to increase the captive population of endangered red wolves. The move ends years of speculation that the government might abandon a 30-year effort to reintroduce the animals into the wild. The reintroduction project will be greatly restricted, however, and some wolves may be removed from the wild."

Source: Wash Post, 09/13/2016

"Eastern Kentucky Tries To Keep Former Coal Miners From Leaving"

"Jake Bowen slips slowly down a telephone pole, his boots fixed with little metal spears to grip the wood. 'It's just like starting all over again, but I figure a couple of years the money will start rolling in better,' he says, his face dripping with sweat from the Kentucky humidity. 'It has to be better on my health. I won't be breathing in the coal dust and the rock dust no more.'"

Source: NPR, 09/06/2016

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