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Enormous blast estimated as lava closes in on Hawaii power plant with chemicals

By ethan / May 10, 2018

The relentlessly advancing lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii is now closing in on a geothermal power plant, prompting a frantic scramble to move tens of thousands of gallons of highly flammable chemicals. Hawaii Governor David Ige revealed that an emergency task force is removing large amounts of pentane from the Puna Geothermal Venture […]


St. Louis police can’t use chemicals on non-violent protesters, judge rules

By ethan / November 15, 2017

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 21:57 A federal judge has blocked St. Louis, Missouri police from using chemical agents against non-violent demonstrations or to punish protesters engaged in free expression. Several protesters have sued the police over a crackdown on demonstrations. US District Judge Catherine D. Perry ruled Wednesday that police are not allowed to […]

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