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Mining: Waste, Pollution, Destruction from Ugo Bardi’s “Extracted”

[ I’ve reworded/shortened some of the wording at times from this excellent book. Alice Friedemann  author of “When Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the Future of Transportation”, 2015, Springer and “Crunch! Whole Grain Artisan Chips and Crackers”. Podcasts:  KunstlerCast … Continue reading

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Coal Ash is an unregulated toxic waste

Coal ash is what remains after coal is burned, and has arsenic, mercury, lead, selenium, chromium, and other heavy metals. This waste is 100 times more radioactive than nuclear waste from a nuclear power plant producing the same amount of … Continue reading

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