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COVID-19 Delta variant now spreading rapidly in U.K., United States’ next? News Update — Just three weeks ago, Great Britain celebrated the success of its vaccination campaign by lifting many coronavirus-related restrictions. “Goodbye, lockdown,” one headline said. But since then, a more transmissible new strain of the coronavirus has taken hold, imperiling plans to fully reopen the country […]
An enormous iceberg, a little bigger than the state of Rhode Island, has broken off of Antarctica. The iceberg broke off the western side of the Ronne Ice Shelf in Antarctica’s Weddell Sea, as observed by the European Space Agency (ESA). The finger-shaped chunk of ice, which is roughly 105 miles (170 kilometers) long and 15 […]
Update – June 4th, US Labor Department reports: The U.S. economy added 559,000 jobs in May, the latest sign of a strengthening recovery as vaccinations rise and COVID restrictions ease nationwide. The unemployment rate dropped slightly from 6.1 percent to 5.8 percent, according to the monthly report, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The gains were […]
The EPA defines “Cesspools” as basically underground holes used for the disposal of human waste — which collect and discharge untreated raw sewage into the ground, where disease-causing pathogens and harmful chemicals can contaminate groundwater, streams and the ocean. There are approximately 88,000 cesspools in the State, with nearly 50,000 located on the Big Island, and […]