Tag: Whitney Webb

BP Pipeline Ruptures, Spills Unknown Amount Of Coal-Bed Methane Into CO River

By Whitney Webb A British Petroleum pipeline in Colorado ruptured last week for still “unknown” reasons, spilling similarly unknown quantities of methane-contaminated wastewater into a tributary of the Los Pinos river. British Petroleum (BP), the company behind the devastating “Deepwater Horizon” oil spill in the…

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Pennsylvania Pipelines Bursts, Leaks 55,000 Gallons Of Gas Into One Of US’ Most Endangered Rivers

By Whitney Webb A pipeline owned by the same company behind Dakota Access leaked 55,000 gallons of gasoline into a major river, endangering the drinking water of six million people. A pipeline managed by Sunoco logistics burst Thursday night after heavy rainfall in Pennsylvania. The…

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Illegal And Legal Drugs Excreted By Humans Are Wreaking Havoc On Aquatic Ecosystems

By Whitney Webb It turns out corporate polluters aren’t the only ones disrupting natural ecosystems. Substances excreted by the human body, including illegal drugs, are also finding their way into food chains and aquatic environments. The results are troubling. In a recent investigation published in…

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Even Legal Levels Of Monsanto’s Glyphosate Damage The Environment

By Whitney Webb A new study published by a group of Brazilian researchers in the journal Phycologia shows that Monsanto’s most popular herbicide Roundup negatively affects life in freshwater ecosystems. More specifically, legal levels of Roundup, as well as those of its main ingredient glyphosphate,…

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