Red Alert Issued for U.S. Volcano ; Explosions Imminent

While visuals from the new, destructive volcanic eruption on La Palma in the Canary Islands is captivating viewers from around the globe, a volcano closer to home in the U.S. is exploding with new activity too, prompting officials to raise a RED alert level. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory...
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New York Post

Prepare for NYC’s vax mandate to create more explosive racial tensions

The truth behind what led to an assault at an Italian restaurant in Manhattan last Thursday depends on who’s telling the story. It could just be another case of people behaving badly amid the stresses of the New Normal. But it may also point to something more serious: the potential that Gotham’s harsh vaccine mandates are going to compound already-febrile racial tensions.
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Tacoma News Tribune

House in Graham a ‘total loss’ after overnight fire

A Graham home was declared a total loss by fire crews early Monday after an overnight fire tore through the house, engulfing it in flames and smoke. Graham Fire & Rescue crews responded about 2:30 a.m. to the 12800 block of 224th Street for a report of a house fire, according to a Twitter post from the fire department. Graham Fire spokesperson Steve Richards said no one was inside when the fire began.
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The Pioneer 4×4 is an EV with a range extender and a… fabric exterior?

Did you know SHIFT is taking the stage this fall? Together with an amazing line-up of experts, we will explore the future of mobility during TNW Conference 2021. Secure your ticket now!. UK startup Fering is a newcomer in the EV space, but sure comes with a heavy background, being...

Canaries volcano streams slow down, homes destroyed, thousands flee

LA PALMA, Spain, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Lava flowing from Spain's Canary Islands' first volcanic eruption in 50 years has forced the evacuation of 5,500 people and destroyed around 100 houses but the streams were advancing slower than originally predicted, authorities said on Monday. The flow of molten rock will...

Lincoln Crown Court evacuated over suspicious packages

Bomb disposal experts have carried out controlled explosions on two suspicious packages found in the grounds of Lincoln Castle. Their discovery had earlier prompted police to evacuate the castle complex which includes Lincoln Crown Court. A 100-metre cordon which was put in place has now been lifted. The Army's Explosive...

Seven Shipbreaking Workers Killed in Accidents in Bangladesh, Turkey -NGO

A string of accidents at Bangladesh’s infamous shipbreaking beach killed five workers in August, raising the annual death toll dramatically, NGO Shipbreaking Platform confirmed. Two workers were also killed in an accident earlier this month in Aliaga, Turkey. The Platform said five workers were killed and three severely injured in...

Nobody hurt but much damage in Spanish volcano eruption

LA LAGUNA, Spain (AP) — Giant rivers of lava tumbled slowly but relentlessly toward the sea on Monday after a volcano erupted on a Spanish island off northwest Africa, with prompt evacuations helping to avoid casualties. Long fingers of fiery red lava slid down hillsides with white smoke billowing from...

Police called to FIVE bomb threats just hours apart: Disposal squad shut down Edinburgh's famous Princes Street and Lincoln Castle due to explosion risk as three Spalding schools are evacuated

Three schools and a castle in Lincoln, as well as a famous street in Edinburgh were all evacuated today after bomb threats were made. Pupils from Spalding High School, St John the Baptist Primary and Monkshouse Primary in Lincoln were evacuated after reports alleged that bombs were on the premises.

Houston We Have a Problem: An Environmental Justice Analysis of Harmful Air Pollution from Industrial Fires

It is heart wrenching to learn just how much exposure to industrial toxic chemicals and pollution that low-income communities, communities of color, and Indigenous communities experience on a daily basis. Even more criminal is how fenceline communities are regularly forced to endure the added risk of emergency situations from the fallout of violent explosions, fires, and other disasters from industrial facilities.

Volcanic eruption in Spain's Canary Islands forces evacuations

After days of increased seismic activity that resulted in more than 22,000 earthquakes, the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma erupted for the first time in half a century. The Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma erupted Sunday after days of increased seismic...

Terraform Mars: After Inspiration4, Elon Musk hints at his long-term goal

Elon Musk doesn’t just want to build a city on Mars — he wants to terraform the planet. On Sunday, the day after SpaceX’s all-civilian mission to orbit returned to Earth, the CEO took to Twitter to suggest that he’s still got his sights set on the long-term goal of making Mars a more Earth-like world. In response to a post about Mars temperatures, which claimed the average surface temperature is around minus 63 degrees Celsius (minus 82 degrees Fahrenheit), Musk responded: “Needs a little warming up.”