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Debt deal: While they were busy screwing the economy, GOP was also screwing the environment

August 1st, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

Washington didn't come to a standstill last week. While the GOP leadership was busy holding a gun to the economy and threatening to shoot if we didn't give in to all their demands... the rank and file were taking a little time to trash the environment. The House started the budget process for the Interior Department, which covers a lot of environmentally sensitive ground. Here are just a few of the things the Republicans have planned for us

A Bit More Than the Usual Rumbling Hits Yellowstone

January 7th, 2009 | by Amanda Peterka

In the past week or so, some 400 earthquakes have added to the already precarious land at Yellowstone National Park. Although the area is the largest supervolcano in North America, the rumbling is a bit more than normal

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