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In Flint, state's attorney general is building his case.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
Like Schuette or not, history will cast him as standing on the right side of Flint.
Categories: Ecological News

In Flint, state's attorney general is building his case.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
Like Schuette or not, history will cast him as standing on the right side of Flint.
Categories: Ecological News

Chinese investors wake up to risks of air pollution.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
Impact of smog on productivity and portfolios means 'dirty' assets are out.
Categories: Ecological News

Chinese investors wake up to risks of air pollution.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
Impact of smog on productivity and portfolios means 'dirty' assets are out.
Categories: Ecological News

In booming Philly neighborhoods, lead-poisoned soil is resurfacing.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
Breakneck construction has unearthed a toxic legacy, coating playgrounds and backyards with dangerous levels of lead dust.
Categories: Ecological News

Neighbors clash over a Colorado chicken farm.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
A judge rules for farming rights — but where does that leave an individual’s claim?
Categories: Ecological News

Scott Pruitt vows to speed the nation’s Superfund cleanups. Communities wonder how.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
In a St. Louis suburb, home to a radioactive dump, residents remain skeptical. “Actions speak louder than words,” one says.
Categories: Ecological News

Sri Lanka considering to relax glyphosate ban to revive falling tea crop.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
The Sri Lankan government is considering relaxing the ban on the glyphosate, a widely-used herbicide, to boost the dwindling tea crop.
Categories: Ecological News

Why you need to know about mice, ticks, warm temperatures and Lyme disease.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
Pests are thriving as their climates get warmer — and that means fears of more illness.
Categories: Ecological News

Europe may call TiO2 a carcinogen.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
The risk assessment committee of the European Chemicals Agency has proposed that the white pigment titanium dioxide be classified as a potential carcinogen.
Categories: Ecological News

Age at menopause: Do chemical exposures play a role?

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
Experts are taking a closer look at how environmental exposures may influence age at menopause and whether exposure-induced changes in menopausal timing put women at greater risk of associated health problems.
Categories: Ecological News

Beyond meatless Mondays: 5 ways to get more plant-based food on American plates.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
At the recent Reducetarian Summit, plant-based food advocates discussed ways to get consumers to eat less meat.
Categories: Ecological News

Tesco fined £8m for fuel leak at petrol station in Lancashire.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
Tesco has been fined £8m fine after a massive fuel leak at one its petrol stations polluted a Lancashire river, killing fish and forcing those living nearby to leave their homes.
Categories: Ecological News

EPA reissues Obama's dental office mercury rule.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
U.S. EPA this week published a significant rule to reduce mercury runoff from dental offices.
Categories: Ecological News

Time to embrace 'toilet to tap.'

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
When it comes to recycled wastewater, get over the yuck and suck it up.
Categories: Ecological News

Playing political games.

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:30
Glyphosate illustrates the tragedy of pesticides.
Categories: Ecological News

Q&A: Envisioning nature-rich cities.

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 19:30
Homes destroyed by mudslides, villages flattened by hurricanes, glaciers melting into the sea, land cracked by drought: Such images of the effects of climate change fill social media feeds and television screens. These images may spur awareness and prompt declines in fossil fuel use, but they don’t encourage us to envisage a hopeful, green future.
Categories: Ecological News

More doctors are warning patients to eat less meat.

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 19:30
It’s not exactly news that fruits and veggies are good for you. But historically, physicians have been reluctant to make any diet recommendations at all to their patients. Most medical schools don’t teach much about nutrition.
Categories: Ecological News

Huge forest fires in Portugal kill at least 57.

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 19:30
At least 57 people have been killed by huge forest fires in central Portugal, with many dying in their cars as they tried to flee the flames, the government said on Sunday.
Categories: Ecological News

New Teflon toxin found in North Carolina drinking water.

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 19:30
A persistent and toxic industrial chemical known as GenX has been detected in the drinking water in Wilmington, North Carolina, and in surface waters in Ohio and West Virginia.
Categories: Ecological News