(Image via nytimes.com) Staff Writer: Sakara De Gil-Balija Email: firstname.lastname@example.org On March 13th, 2023, the Biden Administration approved the Willow Project, an oil development plan set to build and operate up to five drill pads on the northern slope of Alaska in the National Petroleum Reserve. The Willow Project is an eight-billion dollar oil drilling project run by ConocoPhillips. It is a thirty-year project that … Continue reading Biden Administration Approves The Willow Project: An Eight-Billion Dollar Oil Drilling Operation in Alaska
(Image via @MassFireChaser on Twitter) Staff Writer: Sydney Cayer Email: email@example.com Late in the evening on Thursday, February 16th, a fire broke out at Clean Harbors Waste Treatment Facility in Braintree, Massachusetts. Eight trailers caught on fire, all full of combustible materials. Clean Harbor officials say that the trailers self-reacted. It took three hours for the fire to get under control. Weymouth, Braintree, Quincy, Randolph, … Continue reading Hazardous Waste Fire Erupts in Braintree, MA
(Image via npr.org) Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: firstname.lastname@example.org On February 3rd, 2023, a train carrying hazardous chemical materials derailed and exploded in East Palestine, Ohio, creating what could be one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in United States history. East Palestine lies on the Northeast corner of the state, right on the border with Pennsylvania. The town’s 4,500 residents and surrounding communities have … Continue reading Catastrophic Train Derailment Causes One of The Worst Environmental Disasters in US History
(Image via wbay.com) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: email@example.com For the people of Australia, rabbits are some of the most destructive beings in all the land. It sounds like an exaggeration; but, the Australian rabbit population has devastated the land for generations, feeding on farmers’ crops and generally running rampant without any natural predators to keep them in check. For those who aren’t history buffs, … Continue reading Who Let the Minks Out?