Every week, Fracked Earth News collects the most important climate change news including:
__ A secretly-made decision in the UK will allow farmers to use banned neonicotinoid pesticides on their crops for 120 days, though the National Farmers Union complains that’s not enough. UK Prime Minister David Cameron said they reached the decision by just “following the science.” What “science”?
__WTF? California’s Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources has conducted an investigation “of possible oilfield contamination into the water aquifers that serve millions of people in and around Los Angeles,” but won’t release results.
__3,000+ residents of Fukushima “have filed for compensation for mental distress over radiation emanating from the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant disaster.” They’re asking TEPCO pay “100,000 yen per person per month and 200,000 yen per person for the first six months after the meltdown.”