Articles by Stefanie Spear

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Emergency Declared at Nuclear Waste Site in Washington State
Stefanie Spear | EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 May 2017

The Department of Energy declared an emergency Tuesday [9 May 2017] at a plutonium-handling facility at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington State after a tunnel partly collapsed. Hundreds of Workers were told to evacuate or take cover as officials responded to reports of “a cave-in of a 20 foot section of a tunnel that is hundreds of feet long that is used to store contaminated materials.”

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World Leaders Agree to Historic Global Climate Agreement
Stefanie Spear, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Dec 2015

12 Dec 2015 – World leaders from 195 countries adopted an historic international climate accord Saturday [12 Dec] in Paris. The 31-page pact, which comes after two weeks of negotiations at the COP21 climate summit, is the first-ever agreement that commits almost every country in the world to fight climate change.

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