Showing posts with label protests. Show all posts
Showing posts with label protests. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Deadly protests in India spark suspension of copper smelting plant’s expansion

copper smelting plant’s expansion
An Indian court has halted the expansion of a Sterlite Copper smelter after 11 protesters were killed during rallies demanding the closure of the existing plant due to pollution.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Climate protests to mark Trump's 100 days in office

For the second time in a month, tens of thousands of protesters are expected to turn out in Washington Saturday to voice concern over climate change in a mass demonstration marking the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency.

Monday, February 27, 2017

‘5 atom bombs’: 3,000 local Israelis protest ammonia facility with potential to kill 600K people

Around 3,000 people gathered outside Haifa District Court on Sunday to demand the closure of an ammonia storage facility that is said to be potentially more deadly than five of the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima.

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

US controversial North Dakota oil pipeline project halted

The US Army Corps of Engineers have decided to halt an underwater pipeline project in North Dakota that environmentalists warn may damage local water qualities.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Caste protests called off but canal damage sparks Delhi water crisis. 10 million people in India's capital are without water

MUCH of New Delhi’s water supply was cut off yesterday after members of an influential Indian caste sabotaged a canal as part of protests seeking preferential treatment that have killed at least 19 people.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Environmentalists to Protest at White House Against Oil Spill on Oceans

Hundreds of advocacy groups and community leaders are expected to gather in front of the White House on Tuesday and call on the Obama administration to stop fossil fuel leases on public lands and oceans.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

European farmers' protest in Brussels turns violent

A protest by thousands of European dairy and meat farmers in Brussels turned violent on Monday, with demonstrators throwing projectiles and police responding with tear gas and water cannon, a Xinhua reporter noted on the spot.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Tía María: Ejecutivo decretó el Estado de emergencia por 60 días en Islay

El Poder Ejecutivo decretó este viernes el Estado de emergencia por 60 días en todos los distritos de la provincia de Islay, a fin de restablecer el orden público luego que hoy falleciera una persona en los enfrentamientos entre la Policía Nacional y los antimineros en Cocachacra.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Junian GEO News in brief (June 2015 - A)

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Hundreds of people have gathered in kayaks and small boats for a protest in the north-western US port city of Seattle against oil drilling in the Arctic by the Shell energy giant.........The firm wants to move them in the summer to explore for oil off Alaska's northern coast.
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