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Trump advisors aim to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
Native American reservations cover just 2 percent of the United States, but they may contain about a fifth of the nation’s oil and gas, along with vast coal reserves.
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Radiation in fish off Fukushima tests below detectable level.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
Radiation in all seafood caught off Fukushima Prefecture tested below the detectable level in November for the first time since the 2011 nuclear disaster.
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Yellow fever epidemic in Africa shows gaps in vaccine pipeline.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
The outbreak was stopped by a huge vaccination campaign that stretched supplies by diluting doses.
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Fears for refugees health in Kenya as food aid rations halved.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
Food rations to more than 400,000 refugees in Kenya have been halved due to severe funding shortages, and existing supplies will run out completely at the end of February, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
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"I didn't come here to lose": How a movement was born at Standing Rock.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
#NoDAPL didn't just stop a pipeline. It sparked a new call for Native American rights.
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Big win for Dakota pipeline opponents, but bigger battle looms.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
U.S. Army Corps calls for considering a new route after an environmental assessment, but Trump administration may take aim at the 1970 law governing the process.
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Report explores impact of racism on Flint water crisis.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
Whether institutional or overt racism contributed to the Flint water crisis is at the center of an investigation and forthcoming report being completed by the Michigan Civil Rights Commission.
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Beauty products for black women are full of dodgy ingredients.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
One in 12 cosmetics marketed to African American women is "highly hazardous," a new review found.
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It's not just Dakota Access. Many other fossil fuel projects delayed or canceled, too.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
A combination of market forces and strong public opposition has led to a wave of infrastructure projects being shelved altogether or delayed.
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Sioux chief asks protesters to disband, Trump to review pipeline decision.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
A Native American leader asked thousands of protesters to return home after the federal government ruled against a controversial pipeline, despite the prospect of President-elect Donald Trump reversing the decision after he takes office.
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KILI radio generates electricity with wind turbine.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
KILI Radio, the first independent Native-owned and -operated reservation radio station located in Porcupine, South Dakota, has announced that it is now successfully using a wind turbine to generate up to 15 percent of its electricity.
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Risk of oil tanker spill is ‘close to zero,’ experts say.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
Pipeline ruptures, bunker fuel spills pose a greater risk than a major oil tanker spill.
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VIDEO: As North Dakota pipeline is blocked, veterans at Standing Rock cheer.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
The presence of many hundreds of veterans — organizers were anticipating 2,000 or more — adds another potent layer to a fight that is already steeped in sharp contrasts.
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Here's how Trump could undo the Dakota Access Pipeline victory.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
“Legally, this is an action that can be overturned easily.”
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A look at what might be next for the Dakota Access pipeline.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
The controversial Dakota Access pipeline is in limbo after the Army Corps of Engineers declined to approve a permit that Energy Transfer Partners needs in order to finish construction. Here’s a look at what might be next for the pipeline:
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Standing Rock is a modern-day Indian war. This time Indians are winning.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
A historic growing movement for Indigenous rights is a key to protecting land and water and preventing climate chaos.
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The Jamie Oliver diet: How U.K. celebrity chef took on Big Sugar.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
Seemingly against the odds, Oliver got his way, making the fifth-largest economy in the world the latest wealthy nation to combat obesity and the health problems that come with it.
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Evidence points to pipe contamination, not wider lead issue at Children's Hospital, Premier says.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
Premier Colin Barnett says he is unaware of any evidence pointing to a wider problem with lead contamination in groundwater at the new Perth Children's Hospital.
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Standing Rock activists stay in place, fearing pipeline victory was a 'trick.'

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
Native American activists at the Standing Rock “water protector” camps vowed to remain in place the morning after the US Army Corps of Engineers denied a key permit for the Dakota Access pipeline, with many expressing concerns that the incoming Trump administration and potential legal action from the pipeline company could reverse their victory.
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Forget those occasional cigarettes: There is no safe smoking level.

Environmental Health News - 3 min 19 sec ago
There's bad news for people who think it's safe to smoke a few cigarettes a day or even a week: They face a substantially higher risk of earlier death compared with people who don't smoke, according to a study published Monday.
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