Posts Tagged ‘Residents’

Flint, Michigan residents get green light to sue the EPA for negligence over water contamination that started 5 years ago

(Natural News) With all the negligence and mayhem caused and perpetuated by the U.S. bureaucrats, just how often do citizens actually get the green light from a judge to sue the Federal government? Nearly 2,000 residents of Flint, Michigan were identified by a Federal Judge in district court as being harmed by […]

Russia fast tracks citizenship for residents feeling war in Ukraine’s rebel regions

   Russia’s decision to facilitate getting Russian passports for residents of Ukraine’s breakaway regions has caused an angry reaction in Kiev, which condemned the “aggression” and even filed a complaint with the UN Security Council. The decree, implementing a simplified three-month period to get Russian citizenship for residents of the rebel-controlled areas of the Lugansk […]

Federal Judge Rules Flint Residents Can Sue EPA Over Water Crisis

Authored by Julia Conley via CommonDreams.org, As Flint, Michigan, marks five years since the city’s deadly water crisis began, a federal judge ruled in favor of residents who want to sue the federal government for not acting promptly to ensure the city had clean drinking water. Residents filed suit against the EPA in 2017, demanding $722 million […]

Illinois Residents Can Now Swap Prescription Opioid Painkillers for Medical Marijuana

Elias Marat, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times Illinois residents will now be able to seek out medical marijuana as an alternative to opioid painkillers through a new program allowing patients with prescriptions for opioids to instead opt for temporary access to the plant. The Opioid Alternative Pilot Program was approved by the state legislature in […]

Residents hooting mad about ‘penis-shaped’ owl statue (VIDEO)

The hefty terracotta statue was meant to honor the large winter owl population of Kikinda, Serbia. Instead, the owl sculpture has garnered bizarre criticism for apparently looking too much like the male sex organ. READ MORE: Hitler, Jacko and Maradona: Statues and waxworks best forgotten (PHOTOS, VIDEO) The 2.8-meter monument was created by local artist Jovan […]

Residents of Charlotte, N.C., speak out against mass 5G implementation

(Natural News) A local news affiliate out of Charlotte, North Carolina, recently aired a segment about the infamous 5G wireless technology that’s right now being rolled out in select cities nationwide. And many local Charlotte residents, the report divulged, aren’t at all happy about it. The segment, available for viewing at REAL.video, […]

Supermarket Chains Ignored This Black Community, So Residents Opened A Co-Op

Supermarket Chains Ignored This Black Community, So Residents Opened A Co-Op Above Photo: By the author for Triad City Beat. The Renaissance Community Co-op is the first of its kind in the nation, opened after 20 years of failed attempts to woo chains to the neighborhood. When Eleanor Graves moved into her home at the […]

WATCH: Northwest Hama Residents Welcome Syrian Army Headed to Idlib

Al Masdar News reports… DAMASCUS, SYRIA (4:30 P.M.) – A convoy for the Syrian Army heading to the outskirts of Idlib for upcoming offensive was warmly welcomed by residents of al-Ghab Plain in northwest Hama countryside. The convoy belongs to the SAA’s elite 4th Armored Division which was tasked with fighting jihadi groups near al-Ghab […]

‘Not going there!’ Five-story inferno terrifies residents of Moscow Region tower (VIDEO)

The fire at a local indoor tennis club began early on Thursday and quickly spread throughout the building. The blaze soon engulfed an area of 1,000 square meters, with plumes of thick black smoke ascending into the air. The terrifying sight was filmed by a resident of a neighboring apartment block. The cameraman in the […]

Kansas government didn’t tell Wichita-area residents their water was contaminated for 6 years

The state allowed hundreds of residents in two Wichita-area neighborhoods to drink contaminated water for years without telling them, despite warning signs of contamination close to water wells used for drinking, washing and bathing. In 2011, while investigating the possible expansion of a Kwik Shop, the state discovered dry cleaning chemicals had contaminated […]

‘The sky was falling’: Perth residents shocked by BOOM of ‘bloody huge’ meteor (VIDEO)

Firefighters received numerous calls at around 7:40 pm, on Tuesday, from frantic locals who had caught a glimpse of the fireball. Some said they suspected it was a UFO, while others phoned because they feared it could start a massive fire. One woman said she was in the shower when she heard something akin to […]

Kansas State Knew, But Failed To Tell Residents They Were Drinking Contaminated Water For 6 Years

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment failed to act on tests which showed that groundwater in a Wichita suburb had been contaminated. The State allowed hundreds of residents in Wichita to drink the contaminated water for six years without taking action, despite warning signs of contamination close to water wells used for drinking, washing […]

Florida battling dual ecological disasters … What aren’t they telling residents about the connection between the toxic green algae and red tides?

(Natural News) The state of Florida has been hit by more than its fair share of environmental challenges and disasters recently. Having dealt with the devastating effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in 2017, the state went on to endure an unusually harsh winter that saw snowfall in Tallahassee and theme parks […]

Fewer Than 1 in 5 Residents Can Afford a Home in Bay Area

Fewer Than 1 in 5 Residents Can Afford a Home in Bay Area August 9th, 2018 Via: Mercury News: The Bay Area continues to lead the state in shattered home-ownership dreams. Record home prices and rising interest rates have pushed statewide home affordability rates […]

Residents mourn Palestinian youth killed in ‘cold blood’

by Mersiha Gadzo The night before 15-year-old Arkan Mizhar was killed by Israeli forces, he kept unusually repeating to his father Thaer how much he loved him as if he sensed that he would not live another day. Thaer last spoke with his son over a Whatsapp video call on Sunday night since Arkan stayed […]

Foreign residents in Palestinian territories denied visa renewals

by Rania Zabaneh West Bank, Palestine – Four suitcases, memories of 35 years and a hope to meet friends again, in Palestine, are what US citizens Roger Heacock and Laura Wick are leaving Ramallah with. The couple arrived to Palestine in 1983, initially planning to stay for a few years in solidarity. But they ended up […]

Bus Ad Informs Residents Of Local Stockpiled Nuclear Weapons

Bus Ad Informs Residents Of Local Stockpiled Nuclear Weapons Above photo: Seattle, Washington – On July 9, and continuing for four weeks, up to 39 Metro downtown buses will display the following paid advertisement: Puget Sound: Home to one-third of deployed U.S. nuclear weapons… Accept Responsibility. Included in the advertisement is a map showing the proximity of Seattle to […]

Israeli Residents Protest Against Sale Of House To Non-Jewish Citizens

Hundreds of residents in the northern Israeli town of Afula marched through the town’s streets on Wednesday afternoon to protest the sale of a house to a family of Palestinian citizens They were joined by the former mayor in calling for the house not to be sold to an “undesirable” Arab-Israeli family. Dozens of Israelis continued to […]

As Chicago Removes More Homeless Residents, a Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Evictions

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the city of Chicago’s evictions of homeless people, even as officials continue to remove homeless people and fail to provide affordable housing. Andy Thayer, an activist with Uptown Tent City Organizers (UTCO), requested a public assembly permit for a protest encampment at Stewart Mall after the city indicated […]

Residents of Eastern Ghouta talk of life under U.S. armed terrorist groups before being liberated by the Syrian Army, including the “White helmets” fraud

In Horjilleh centre for displaced, Sabah al Mushref spoke on Jaysh al Islam cruelty. Photo © Eva Bartlett  June 10, 2018, RT.com -by Eva Bartlett Although benignly  dubbed“rebels” by corporate media, the Salafist terrorist group Jaysh al-Islam are not fighting for freedom or human rights in Syria, nor are the other terrorist groups who formerly […]

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