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USA Today: Millions of fish dead in Pacific Northwest — Ocean conditions have ‘gone to hell’ — Salmon covered in fungus, red lesions all over, big gaping sores — Extinction concerns, “it could be the end” — Experts: It’s crazy… Unprecedented… Catastrophic… Worst they’ve ever seen (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Monday, August 3, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com August 1st, 2015 USA Today, Jul 31, 2015 (emphasis added): … weather in the Pacific Northwest is killing millions of fish… AP, Jul 27, 2015: More than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to spawn are either dead or dying in the Columbia… wiping out at least half of this... »

Another One Bites The Coal Dust – Alpha Natural Files For Bankruptcy

Monday, August 3, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/03/2015 Amid the collapse in coal prices, not helped by the ‘China situation’ and President Obama’s nudge, WSJ reports that the ailing US coal just got another black eye as Alpha Natural Resources is expected to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early Monday to cut its more than $3... »

Homeland Security Idle on 2008 EMP Threat: “Gov’t Dysfunction Preventing … Protecting Ourselves”

Monday, August 3, 2015
By Paul Martin

Mac Slavo August 3rd, 2015 SHTFplan.com The potential threat of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) has officially captured the attention of politicians in Washington, who are using it as an issue to drive debate about possible military threats and infrastructure overhauls. The catastrophe that could come from an EMP would be overwhelming and devastating to... »

This Coal Mine Valued At $630 Million In 2011 Just Sold For One Dollar

Sunday, August 2, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/01/2015 To get a sense of the complete devastation in the world of commodities, consider the curious case of Australia’s Isaac Plans coking coal mine, which was valued at $630 million in 2011. It sold on Thursday for $1. it gets worse: based on data from Citi Research, 90% of... »

Officials: Buildings sinking next to Fukushima reactors — Experts: We know structures decaying, getting more unstable — ‘Plant deterioration investigation’ underway — Molten fuel thought to be eating away structural materials (VIDEO)

Thursday, July 30, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com July 29th, 2015 Tepco handout (pdf), summary translation by Fukushima Diary, Jul 21, 2015 (emphasis added): Tepco announced Fukushima plant area has irregularly sunk since 311… The report reads Reactor 1 turbine building sank by 730 mm , Reactor 2 by 725 mm, Reactor 3 by 710 mm, Reactor 4 by 712... »

AP: Unprecedented deaths along U.S. Pacific coast — Scientists: Mass die-offs of mammals, birds, fish… “No one’s sure what happened” — Gov’t wants Unusual Mortality Event declared — Samples “being tested for radionuclides from Fukushima” (PHOTOS & AUDIO)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com July 28th, 2015 AP, Jul 27, 2015 (emphasis added): Scientist says unexplained mass whale deaths off Alaska island may remain a mystery — Researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales… 10 fin whales eight humpback whales… scientists speculate the animals might have eaten something toxic… One test came... »

Attorney for US Navy Sailors: Third death from exposure to Fukushima fallout — Baby with brain cancer has died — Reporters afraid to publish stories related to case — Professor: USS Reagan sailors were first people to be hit by plume outside of plant (VIDEOS)

Monday, July 27, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com July 26th, 2015 Attorney Charles Bonner, who is representing US service members exposed to Fukushima fallout, Jul 21, 2015 (at 10:45 in): We now have a 250+ young sailors with all kinds of illnesses, we’ve had three die. We had one of the sailors who came home and impregnated his wife. They gave... »

Energy Companies Face “Come-To-Jesus” Point As Bankruptcies Loom

Sunday, July 26, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 07/26/2015 “I don’t know if you’ll get the same slack in October as in April, absent a turnaround in the market price for oil. It’s going to be that ‘come-to-Jesus’ point in time where it’s about how much longer can they let it play. If the banks get too aggressive,... »

Furious Coal CEO Lets It All Out: “Obama Is Nation’s Great Destroyer”

Saturday, July 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 07/25/2015 Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray, who spoke to Republicans at the Lincoln Day Dinner on Wednesday, is “righteously mad” at President Barack Obama, who Murray says is to blame for the downturn in the coal industry. The President, you see, is on a “bizarre personal and political” quest to... »

Local News: “Breaking… Alert… leak shuts down US nuclear plant” — Gov’t: Radiation levels ‘above normal’ — ‘Steam plume’ seen in reactor building, workers can’t find where leak is coming from due to safety concerns — Flood warnings issued for area

Friday, July 24, 2015
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com July 23rd, 2015 US NRC Event Notification Report, Jul 23, 2015 (emphasis added): Callaway Plant initiated a shutdown required by Technical Specifications (TS)… TS 3.4.13 Condition A was entered due to unidentified RCS leakage being in excess of the 1 gpm TS limit. The leak was indicated by an increase... »

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