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When Environmentalists Obstruct Solutions To Environmental Problems

When Environmentalists Obstruct Solutions To Environmental Problems

Very often I get the feeling that environmental groups care far less about the environment than they do about advancing certain political agendas. Case in point, the battle over NORM (or naturally occurring radioactive material) which is a byproduct of oil development in North Dakota. Jay Almlie,¬†Senior Research Manager at the University of North Dakota’s

Strict Regulations Share Some Blame For Radioactive Waste Dumping In North Dakota

“Radioactive Waste Is North Dakota’s New Shale Problem” That’s what the¬†Wall Street Journal is reporting in a front-page story, referring to instances of illegal dumping of filter socks in western North Dakota. That dumping includes a high-profile and very troubling instance where an abandoned gas station was found stuffed full of radioactive filter socks, and

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