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LA River plan pushed along to federal government., Los Angeles River plan pushed along to federal government.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt a preliminary funding framework for a $1.35 billion project to restore hundreds of acres of land along the Los Angeles River to a more natural state.
Categories: Ecological News

Maryland Senate move clears way for phosphorus plan.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
Legislation restricting phosphorus use on Eastern Shore farms may be on its dying breath after a Senate bill was referred back to committee Wednesday — clearing the way for the larger compromise.
Categories: Ecological News

After Exxon deal, New Jersey lawmaker wants closer look at pollution suits.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
A state lawmaker wants a full accounting of lawsuits against polluters in the wake of a controversial settlement with Exxon Mobil over contamination at its facilities in New Jersey.
Categories: Ecological News

High court appears split over EPA air quality rule.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
The Supreme Court appeared split Wednesday over a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever limits on mercury, arsenic and acid gases emitted by power plants, slated to take effect next month for some plants.
Categories: Ecological News

Half-trillion-dollar green bond market, led by China, looks for a regulator.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
The global pool of issued green bonds, which are designed to fund environmentally friendly projects, tripled from $12 billion in 2013 to a little more than $36 billion last year.
Categories: Ecological News

Meet the cool beans designed to beat climate change.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
A planet that is warming at extraordinary speed may require extraordinary new food crops. The latest great agricultural hope is beans that can thrive in temperatures that cripple most conventional beans.
Categories: Ecological News

Coal miners say Obama change to royalties aims to shut them down.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
The Obama administration has proposed to change how it collects royalties on coal mined from federal land, a move that environmentalists hope, and the industry worries, will cut use of the fuel linked to climate change.
Categories: Ecological News

EU carbon permits rise as nations agree to seek 2021 fix start.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
European Union carbon permits rose after governments agreed to seek a market fix starting in 2021, enabling the start of talks with the European Parliament next week.
Categories: Ecological News

One satellite data set is underestimating global warming.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
A new study suggests that the University of Alabama at Huntsville is lowballing the warming of the atmosphere.
Categories: Ecological News

Wellcome Trust rejects Guardian's calls to divest from fossil fuels.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
The director of the Wellcome Trust has rejected calls from a Guardian campaign to shift the charitable foundation’s investments out of the fossil fuel industry, warning that such a move would mean less pressure on those companies to be green.
Categories: Ecological News

Lawmakers consider $1 billion water plan amid drought.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
Lawmakers were taking up a $1 billion proposal on Wednesday to speed spending on California water projects as the state endures a fourth year of drought, but the legislation contained few details about where most of the money would go.
Categories: Ecological News

Bean breakthrough bodes well for climate change challenge.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
Scientists are hailing a new breed of bean seed as a breakthrough, thanks to its ability to grow amid rising temperatures and yield more nutritional value, qualities they believe can thwart the anticipated destruction of nearly half of all bean production.
Categories: Ecological News

Lobbyist refuses glass of water containing carcinogen despite saying it's safe.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:30
A lobbyist has refused to drink a glass of water containing a potentially cancer-causing pesticide during an interview despite repeatedly claiming the chemical is completely harmless.
Categories: Ecological News

Germanwings jetliner catastrophe: The first antidepressant drug-induced mass murder of the skies?

Natural News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The Germanwings air catastrophe is now being widely reported as a murder-suicide, based on audio evidence that paints the picture of a co-pilot locking everyone else out of the flight deck while he calmly flew the plane onto a collision course with a mountain.Our...

Man's best friend can save your life from cancer! Dogs detect cancer with 90 percent accuracy

Natural News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The future of cancer screening may not be in expensive, invasive tests, but simply in having dogs sniff a urine sample. In a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of The...

Water shortages for Arizona, Nevada and California to begin in 2016 as Lake Mead reservoir plummets

Natural News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) If warning after warning is issued but no one listens, does that make it any less dire? That's a great question and one the nation will soon discover the answer to, if the drought situation in the West continues to worsen.For more than a year NaturalNews and other...

Family receives $2 million in damages from vaccine court; mainstream media ignores case

Natural News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Many Americans don't even know it exists. The mainstream media almost universally pretends it doesn't exist. It's the Federal Vaccine Court (National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program), created by Congress in 1988. This court awards millions of dollars annually to...

Learn how to make all-natural acorn flour for self-reliance

Natural News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) If you're ready to enjoy a flavorful, healthy flour that's a pleasant blend of sweet and nutty, then you'll want to try making acorn flour. It's an easy, affordable habit that not only makes meals more flavorful, but is also one that puts you on the fast track toward...

Olive oil antioxidant naturally kills all cancer cells tested within an hour

Natural News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The major antioxidant compound found in olive oil is capable of killing cancer cells in less than an hour while leaving healthy cells unharmed, according to a study conducted by researchers from Rutgers University and Hunter College and published in the journal Molecular...

Ex pharmaceutical rep comes clean, reveals horrors of Western medicine

Natural News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) An ex-pharmaceutical sales rep has come clean after fifteen years of being in the drug pushing business. In her powerful book, Confessions of an Rx Drug Pusher, Gwen Olsen explains why she left her lucrative career selling drugs for some of the biggest names in the business...
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