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Kentucky hazardous waste fund faces uncertain future.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
The state's hazardous waste management fund faces projected shortfalls for the foreseeable future, and earlier this year the Kentucky Division of Waste Management warned lawmakers it was halting projects at contaminated sites that are abandoned or have no “responsible party.”
Categories: Ecological News

How the 'War on Coal' went global.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
Congressional Republicans who vow to defeat President Barack Obama’s “War on Coal” can do little to defend the industry against a growing international threat — the drying up of its once-promising markets overseas.
Categories: Ecological News

First coal ash regulations in the offing.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
The Obama administration will soon finish rules aimed at controlling pollution from toxic coal ash, making good on a promise it made less than two months after President Obama's inauguration.
Categories: Ecological News

UN climate negotiators pass watered-down deal in Lima.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
Negotiators have reached a watered-down deal at U.N. talks in Peru that sets the stage for a global climate pact in Paris next year.
Categories: Ecological News

Nations plod forward on climate change accord.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
Though United Nations officials had been scheduled to release the plan on Friday at noon, longstanding divisions between rich and poor countries kept them wrangling through Friday and into Saturday night.
Categories: Ecological News

Icy roads prescribed a low-sodium diet.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
Road salt certainly does the trick – it melts the ice, and makes it less likely to re-freeze – but there are both economic and environmental costs.
Categories: Ecological News

The water question: Tapping into one of Utah's biggest challenges.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
As the snow this weekend finally begins to fall in the mountains and Utah hopes for a banner snowpack this year, water managers know one season will not douse the challenges the state faces when it comes to water.
Categories: Ecological News

Gas field drillers, activists seek statewide rules for wells.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
There are more regulations for cutting hair than for drilling water wells in Pennsylvania. To drill a well and install a water pump, you need only register drilling equipment with the state.
Categories: Ecological News

Monsanto tells its side of the story at Southeast forum.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
"The Future of the American Food Chain: Healthy Plants = Healthy Planet," a three-part presentation, featured Monsanto employees who work in the law and policy, commercial research and scientific development areas of the St. Louis-based agri-giant.
Categories: Ecological News

The Great Lakes will benefit but concerns remain.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
The budget hammered out in Congress contains $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative for 2015. Congress must make sure that the money goes to the right groups and the right projects.
Categories: Ecological News

California must act to ensure safe water for all.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
We're in a drought. The drought we refer to has been the long lack of action by California's leaders on the issue of safe drinking water in disadvantaged communities.
Categories: Ecological News

Why 2014 is a big deal.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
There is a way to make 2014 that truly decisive year in confronting both climate and rebuilding America, but only our political leaders can write that lead.
Categories: Ecological News

Attack on the coal industry has human fallout.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
Driving westward one recent day, back toward the city on a road paralleling the Missouri River, my attention was drawn to a gigantic plume of smoke rising what appeared to be a couple of hundred feet or more into the morning sky.
Categories: Ecological News

Greenpeace, the truncheon-happy moral police, are out of control.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 19:30
Blinded by moral superiority, Greenpeace has become more intolerant and more illiberal — and more criminal — than the coalminers and oil prospectors it demonises for wrecking the planet.
Categories: Ecological News

Beware: Many popular consumer products and foods are loaded with brain-destroying aluminum

Natural News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Aluminum. It is the most abundant metal found naturally in the earth's crust. But new research published in the journal Frontiers in Neurology warns that constant exposure to it can lead to Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, which typically lead to early...

12-week course of new Hepatisis C drug costs $94,500

Natural News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) There is new hope for those infected with the potentially deadly hepatitis C virus -- but only for those who can afford it.The FDA recently approved a combination pill -- the first of its kind -- to treat hepatitis C. The new drug appears to be very effective, with...

Selenium in broccoli and garlic boosts immune system, could help fight cancer

Natural News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Most Natural News readers know that broccoli is a good cancer preventative. Not everyone knows that garlic is another good food to help stave off cancer cell reproduction. The compound or trace mineral selenium was isolated as the main cancer fighter, according to the...

4 factors you can't ignore when balancing your hormones

Natural News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Healthy hormones are as sweet as a well-orchestrated symphony. When working well they provide abundant energy, generous sleep, smooth skin, and emotional well-being. However, when they become imbalanced, the sky seems like it's falling and it can be a struggle to even...

Nestle attempting to develop 'exercise in a bottle'

Natural News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Could a few swigs of an enzyme-packed drink eventually replace exercise? If the folks at Nestle have it their way, it will be.Their exercise-in-a-bottle plan is currently underway, as the company has put a handful of experts in charge of its development. Already...

Google chairman Eric Schmidt pretends to drink Diet Coke in bizarre marketing stunt

Natural News - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Students attending a panel discussion with Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, that took place at Yale University's School of Management last year, thought they were there to learn more about the globalization of technology. But a video montage of what actually took place...
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