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  1. The proof is in the pollen: the truth behind all-year allergy season at ASURead the original story

    13 min ago | State Press

    ... in terms of pollen ... I doubt it." According to Makings, many non-native plants introduced to the desert environment as ornamentals, for example olive trees, are causing issues. The UA Health Sciences Center lists the trees and shrubs of olive and ...

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  2. SC asks UP to consider declaring portion of Taj's surrounding area as heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... to prepare a comprehensive 'vision document' and plan for the protection and preservation of Taj Mahal and the environment around it so that historic monument could be there for another 400 years and not just for a generation. The court was hearing ...

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  3. EU, UNOPS, and MEPA clean up public beach for coastal clean-up week 2018Read the original story

    52 min ago | Colombo Page

    Sept 26, Colombo: Working together to take action against marine litter, the Delegation of the European Union , United Nations Office for Project Services , and the Marine Environment Protection Authority of the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment cleaned up the Prithipura public beach in Wattala as part of Sri Lanka's coastal clean-up week 2018. International Coastal Clean-up Day on 15 September kick started a week-long series of beach clean-ups in Sri Lanka.

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  4. 'Laughable': Reef Foundation windfall was a trial case, document showsRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | The Age

    ... he said. "There is no doubt there are broad public implications in this." Melissa Price, who took on the environment ministry from Josh Frydenberg after last month's toppling of prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, said the government in recent ...

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  5. Tackling climate change to be key talking point at UN summitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... the Philippines, Sweden, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, the United Nations Environment Programme, and World Resources Institute (WRI). About the only leader not expected to dwell on climate change is President Donald ...

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  6. Commendable pledges from the G7 environment meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jamaica Observer

    The National Environment and Planning Agency , we see, has established a hotline to receive comments and queries on the recently announced ban on single-use plastic bags, styrofoam and plastic straws, which the Government has said will take effect on January 1, 2019. In addition to the hotline, which NEPA says will be open 10:00 am - 3:00 pm on weekdays, the agency has set up an e-mail address, policyonplasticban@nepa.gov.jm , to which the public can submit comments, suggestions and queries.

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  7. Federal documents raise serious environmental concerns over key Queensland developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... mixed-use residential, commercial, retail and tourism precinct, which has now been referred by the Department of Environment for a third time. The first two proposals from the developer, the Walker Group, were dropped or scaled back, prompting the ...

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  8. For Gavin Newsom, a Stealth Run for California GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... in talking about the president. "My town halls, Trump, Trump, Trump, Trump," he said. "Healthcare, Trump. Environment, Trump. Jobs, economy, Trump. Anxiety, fear, Trump." That said, Mr. Newsom has spent more than seven years as Mr. Brown's ...

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  9. Greenpeace 'occupies' Indonesia palm oil plant with rock bandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Richmond News

    Greenpeace activists Tuesday scaled storage tanks at an Indonesian palm oil refinery along with a popular rock band which played pro-environment songs, protesting against a commodity found in everything from soap to biscuits. The green group said 30 activists -- including several foreigners -- and Indonesian metal group Boomerang had been "occupying" the site on Sulawesi island to draw attention to widespread environmental destruction caused by clearing forest for palmoil plantations.

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  10. Recycled waste overtakes landfill for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

    ... Read more in our household waste data at https://t.co/nchKlcGMnY #RecycleWeekScot pic.twitter.com/GsnKBtVd7p Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham said: "It's great to see recycling exceed landfill for the first time ever particularly as the ...

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  11. East Village Community to MTA: What the L Are You Going to Do?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    ... monoxide smoke detector go off because there was a FreshDirect truck [idling]a we're living in a really toxic environment that doesn't need to be." As a green alternative to buses, MTA Commissioner Polly Trottenberg cited cycling as "part of the ...

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  12. EPA Watchdog: 'Emergency' Pesticide Approval Process Is Flawed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of the Inspector General released a report today finding that the agency's practice of routinely granting "emergency" approval for use of pesticides across millions of acres does not effectively measure risks to human health or the environment. The inspector general recommended that the EPA "develop and implement applicable outcome-based performance measures to demonstrate the human health and environmental effects of the EPA's emergency exemption decisions."

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  13. Millions of Americans are Unknowingly Bailing out Coal-Fired Power PlantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    ... the atmosphere." The Union of Concerned Scientists is the leading science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world. UCS combines independent scientific research and citizen action to develop innovative, practical solutions ...

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  14. Contractor spills 1,300 gallons of jet fuel at Aspen airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Aspen Times

    ... hours. Jones said the incident was reported Friday. A spokesman for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment confirmed Monday the spill was reported. Later Monday night, Meraz explained that the 200-gallon number was the amount of ...

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  15. Leopard cubs seen in north-central IranRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    Three leopard cubs have been spotted in Parvar protected area, north-central Semnan province, which is home to one-third of all species of mammals in Iran, Tasnim reported on Tuesday. "While an environmentalist photographer accompanied by rangers, were visiting and patrolling the area, three Iranian leopards have been observed walking across their range, so, he captured the most unique photos of the precious animals," the provincial department of environment chief Abbas Ali Damangir has said.

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  16. Construction and demolition waste is an environment and public health hazardRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change in 2010, put the annual estimate of C&D waste at 10-12 million tonnes. India is urbanising faster than its urban planners can handle.

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  17. Great Lakes cleanup comes with an economic ripple effectRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... becomes increasingly valuable and important economically I think Duluth has made a real commitment to an environment-led strategy to say, as we clean up the [St. Louis River] that we believe that will result in more human recreational use of the ...

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  18. Don't roll back fuel economy standards, groups tell U.S. EPARead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    ... is in charge of setting the standards along with enforcing them. Their testing is done not only to protect the environment, but to make sure consumers receive the quality advertised to them when investing in a new vehicle. The Trump administration ...

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  19. The 150-Year Mission to Reforest Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    ... year later, the green has crept back, but the experiment of reforestation is still finding its footing, and the environment is only beginning its recovery. In a tiny lot adjacent to the botanical gardens in Rio Piedras, the seeds of that recovery ...

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  20. San Rafael Airport to maintain levees after land swapRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    ... own some of the land it would be receiving in the swap and that the agreement would result in no benefit to the environment. Edward Yates, a Larkspur attorney representing a group of Santa Venetia residents, said that in a prior legal case involving ...

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