Nice Pollution photos

Posted on May 19, 2013
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Some cool pollution images:

Milky way without light pollution
Image by felgari
The same image after removing the light pollution

Seattle Shines A Light on Poverty and Pollution
Image by Rainforest Action Network
Rainforest Action Network projects "Welcome to the Port of Poverty and Pollution" at the EMP and Space Needle.

During the 100th American Association of Port Authorities convention, Rainforest Action Network roamed the streets of Seattle, Washington with a guerrilla projection team. RAN activists shone a massive Batsignal-like light on iconic Seattle locations to elevate the profile of controversial coal ports in the Pacific Northwest. Coal companies like Peabody Energy and Arch Coal, financed by Bank of America, plan to build export terminals along the Washington coast to ship coal to overseas markets. Local residents and environmental advocates are doing everything in their power to stop these dirty coal ports in their tracks. Read more about this action: Welcome To The Port Of Poverty And Pollution.

Photo by Marcus Donner

Plants Deep in the Forest Have Been Damaged from the Chemical Pollution of Mill Creek.
Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Plants Deep in the Forest Have Been Damaged from the Chemical Pollution of Mill Creek. The Creek Carries Waste from the Calcasieu Paper Mill through a Large Game Preserve Miles Away from the Mill 06/1972

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-3679

Photographer: St. Gil, Marc, 1924-1992

Elizabeth (Allen parish, Louisiana, United States) inhabited place
Environmental Protection Agency

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