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June 15, 2021

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Broken Trust: Victims of Pipeline Spills Tell Their Stories – from Julie Dermansky

Broken Trust: Victims of Pipeline Spills Tell Their Stories (via Desmogblog) Evaluating pipeline safety is the business of engineers and scientists, but evaluating the human cost of transporting hazardous materials near people’s homes is best left to those who’ve experienced the fallout. Homeowners shared their experiences…

Desmosblog: Growing Louisiana Sinkhole Swallowing Trees – Julie Dermansky

Growing Louisiana Sinkhole Swallowing Trees, Blamed On Industrial Activity (via Desmogblog) by Julie Dermansky: New video filmed in Bayou Corne, Louisiana by the Assumption Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness shows the latest “slough in” at an ongoing sinkhole sucking in whole trees. The toxic sinkhole was discovered by a resident on August 3rd, 2012. At…