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Offbeat 49 years of environmental victories, in photos

06:31  27 september  2019
06:31  27 september  2019 Source:   nationalgeographic.com

B.C. won't use court ruling as tactic in pipeline battle: environment minister

B.C. won't use court ruling as tactic in pipeline battle: environment minister B.C. won't use court ruling as tactic in pipeline battle: environment minister

On the first Earth Day in 1970, an estimated 20 million people across the United States took to the streets on behalf of the environment . Spurred by the mobilization, within five years Congress created some of the most consequential environmental legislation to date: the creation of Environmental

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a large white airplane parked in a parking lot: United Airlines© Getty United Airlines

A United Airlines flight was diverted Wednesday evening due to a passenger getting stuck in a bathroom, CBS San Francisco reports.

United Airlines Flight 1554 was heading to San Francisco International Airport from Washington, D.C. but was diverted to Denver International Airport, according to CBS Denver.

DIA officials said the Denver Fire Department was called around 7 p.m. to get her out.

A passenger told CBS San Francisco five firefighters and a mechanic got onboard and freed the woman, who was embarrassed but otherwise unharmed.

No one was injured.

Passengers on the flight said the woman was stuck for about an hour.

United Airlines released a statement Wednesday evening saying the door became inoperative while she was inside. "We are reaching out to all customers onboard and the customer in the lavatory to apologize," the carrier said.

The flight took off for San Francisco about two-and-a-half hours after landing in Denver.


Edmonton lawn sign shows Trudeau, Sohi with targets on their heads .
A lawn sign in southeast Edmonton depicted Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and Edmonton Mill Woods candidate Amarjeet Sohi with crosshair targets on the foreheads.One of the election signs, spotted on a lawn in the Meyonohk neighbourhood, shows a crosshair target on the foreheads of Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and Edmonton Mill Woods candidate Amarjeet Sohi.

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