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8 Σεπτεμβρίου, 2010

Watchdogs: Gov’t Spent $196 Keeping Secrets For Every $1 Spent Declassifying Documents


The ProPublica Blog

by Marian Wang

The federal government has significantly reduced the backlog of Freedom of Information requests in the last year, but has been slow to act in other areas related to government secrecy, according to a new secrecy report card by, a coalition of more than 70 watchdog groups.

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1 Σεπτεμβρίου, 2010

Feds Warn Residents Near Wyoming Gas Drilling Sites Not to Drink Their Water



by Abrahm Lustgarten

The federal government is warning residents in a small Wyoming town with extensive natural gas development not to drink their water, and to use fans and ventilation when showering or washing clothes in order to avoid the risk of an explosion. The announcement accompanied results from a second round of testing and analysis in the town of Pavillion by Superfund investigators for the Environmental Protection Agency.

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