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  1. With EPA rule change, worries linger for those near coal ash pondsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KAPP-TV Yakima

    ... states and utilities much-needed flexibility in the management of coal ash, while ensuring human health and the environment are protected," Wheeler said in a statement. "Our actions mark a significant departure from the one-size-fits-all policies of ...

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  2. New report stresses need to further limit soot, smog, climate pollution in America's airRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Science Blog

    So, some of what I had conveyed in writing supporting that premise at that time was: "According to Environment America, people in 72 metropolitan areas located across the U.S. were exposed to unhealthy particulate matter levels in 2015 on 100 days or more, information brought to bear in the concern's new report: ' Our Health at Risk: Why Are Millions of Americans Still Breathing Unhealthy Air? ' "In an April 5, 2017 news release , Environment America writes: 'In 2015, people living in 72 different metropolitan areas across America experienced at least 100 days with unhealthy levels of soot pollution, increasing the risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.'

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  3. After plastic straws, this entrepreneur wants plastic toothbrushes to disappearRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... day -- the toothbrush. "I've been waiting for this moment for years," said Ramirez. "Plastic is bad for the environment and for your body because of chemicals in it. Why would you want to put it in your mouth?" Ramirez is an entrepreneur. Her ...

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  4. North Bergen power plant an environmental threat | FeedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Pretend the proposed fracked North Bergen gas power plant will not make Hudson County's poor air quality even worse, that it would not threaten the health of humans, animals and the environment, and instead consider how it would supposedly benefit residents: What they don't say is they are seeking PILOTs, which will lower taxes on the power plant owners at the expense of North Bergen schools and taxpayers. It would pay nothing to the North Bergen school district, thereby increasing the tax burden on the county and on the State, which taxpayers would end up paying.

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  5. Africa sees 1st carbon-neutral brewery amid climate concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Republic

    ... lot of people understand what carbon-neutral means or what impact all the businesses around us are having on the environment," said the brewery's owner, Kevin Wood. "The damage being done by climate change has a lot to do with our carbon footprint. ...

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  6. The 'Ada Lace' Books Will Get Girls Interested in STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Wired

    ... that are affecting the safety of our foods, and various regulations that affect the foods and the drugs and the environment, and all these things that affect all of us. If they don't have that knowledge, then we must." The vehicle of the future has ...

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  7. Thanks to Trump, our relationship with the US has changed foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    ... beyond a statutory 2 per cent of GDP would likely separate him from Wong and Evans. Given Australia's security environment is likely to become more - not less - fraught, the case for increased spending will become difficult to resist. In this year's ...

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  8. Lawsuit challenges Trump's massive offshore drilling sale in Gulf of MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Salon

    ... in the Gulf, the Trump administration is holding up President Obama's policies with one hand to claim [that] the environment and worker safety won't be compromised, while slashing those same policies with the other hand and aggressively attempting ...

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  9. Manage Water Where It Falls for a Healthier Landscape and EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

    ... selection are essential to success. Managing water where it falls is not only good for your garden, but also the environment. You'll enjoy the beautiful surroundings and know you made a difference by incorporating one or more of these strategies in ...

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  10. In Reversal Pentagon Now Supports GOP Proposal on BirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... by House and Senate leaders. Lucian Niemeyer, assistant secretary of defense for energy, installations, and environment, said Wednesday that military installations are "not experiencing significant mission impacts related to the management" of the ...

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  11. 'Screaming children' accused of ruining neighbourhood parksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... described taking their nieces and nephews, students or their own children to parks to experience a safe, natural environment. One reason given was that spending time in natural areas, such as parks, encourages an understanding that plants grow and ...

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  12. NewsHolley releases music video about state of AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... global warming. Holley said he has always been interested in "Mother Universe" and the effect humans have on the environment. His art is made mostly of found objects, a method he said he picked up at five years old digging in creeks for broken ...

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  13. A judge threw out another climate suit against Big Oil. But the real battles lie ahead.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... is especially true in California," Ann Carlson, the director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law, said over email. In 2017, for example, a California case involving lead paint exposure foreshadowed ...

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  14. Adviser education key to solving 'ESG paradox'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | InvestmentNews

    ... tend to be under-allocated in the international and emerging-market space, and these are areas where the environment part of ESG is becoming increasingly important," she said. "While there is much to know about ESG investing," Ms. Cheng added, ...

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  15. Fresh water invertebrate animals, new studyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

    ... than once thought. "It also shows us that we had a lot to learn about such a fundamental aspect of the stream environment because almost half of the species we studied did not live where we had previously supposed they did", he said. Herbst ...

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  16. PHOTO: This is Zero Hour organizers Zanagee Artis and Aohayla Eldeeb.Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... with other people passionate about the issue. "For us, it's not just about trying to do positive things for the environment, it's also about having to save ourselves," Artis said. ABC News spoke to a few of the young people who have made their mark ...

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  17. Trump administration wants to change key parts of the Endangered Species ActRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WAAY

    ... President Richard Nixon signed the ESA in December 1973. Christy Goldfuss, senior vice president for Energy and Environment Policy at the Center for American Progress, argued the proposed changes will make it "more difficult" for agencies to protect ...

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  18. San Pedro Creek drama shows need to improve water qualityRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

    Brian Zabcik with Environment Texas talks about a rain gardens and bioswales, while standing on the edge of a bioswale bordering the parking lot at Mission Branch Library, during a tour of several green infrastructure features there on Sept. 12. Bioswales are designed to manage runoff from large areas such as parking lots and consist of engineered soils and plants.

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  19. Activists: Endangered species in danger if Trump rolls back...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News Times

    ... federal government actions could jeopardize a species. U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del and a top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works Committee, said the proposed regulations do more harm than good. "The new regulations undercut vital sections ...

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  20. Trump aims to end automatic protections for some speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    ... with many protected species. Critics said the moves would speed extinctions in the name of furthering its anti-environment agenda. Species currently under consideration for protections are considered especially at risk, including the North American ...

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