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Asbestos customs crackdown worries brokers about 'overabundance of caution and delays.'

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
Asbestos has recently been discovered in building materials, including at Perth's new children's hospital and a Brisbane high-rise building. The products were sourced from China.
Categories: Ecological News

Philippines to suspend 12 more mines in environmental crackdown.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
A dozen more Philippine mines, mostly nickel projects, are in danger of being suspended in an ongoing environmental crackdown on the sector, an environment undersecretary said on Wednesday.
Categories: Ecological News

Saving silver: Portable micro-factories could turn e-waste trash into treasure.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
A new low-cost alternative to smelting could solve Australia’s electronic waste problem, eliminate shipping emissions and create new business opportunities.
Categories: Ecological News

Climate change in East Asia caused by China’s air pollution, study reveals ... because it’s making goods for the West.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
The air pollution China generates in producing goods for Western consumers is changing the climate in East Asia, a recent study shows.
Categories: Ecological News

US tests reveal major TV manufacturers may be manipulating energy ratings.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
Natural Resources Defence Council claims Samsung, LG and Vizio have designed sets that perform well in testing but disable energy-saving features in real-world conditions, causing energy consumption to soar.
Categories: Ecological News

Paris climate agreement poised to come into force.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
On Wednesday, 31 countries formally signed up to the Paris deal at the UN general assembly in New York.
Categories: Ecological News

'Pit fighter' for the Everglades, Joe Browder.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
Joe Browder, a legendary environmentalist known for winning major battles to protect the Florida Everglades, died Sunday. He was 78.
Categories: Ecological News

Report: Plastics, road salt and farm runoff threaten Mississippi.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
Use sand on a slippery sidewalk, not salt. Embrace cotton over synthetic fabrics. Clean up after your dog. The Mississippi River would be better off with less road salt, microplastics and E. coli bacteria, according to a report released Wednesday.
Categories: Ecological News

Garfield Superfund cleanup plan is finalized; still no funding for $37M project.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
Federal environmental officials finalized plans Wednesday to clean up groundwater laced with a carcinogen that has been under a neighborhood in Garfield for more than 30 years., Federal environmental officials finalized plans Wednesday to clean up groundwater laced with chromium that has been under a neighborhood in Garfield for more than 30 years.
Categories: Ecological News

EPA to inspect DNR records in Madison.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
Federal environmental regulators will be inspecting state Department of Natural Resources records in Madison the week of Oct. 10 after an environmental group petitioned federal regulators to more closely monitor water pollution programs in Wisconsin.
Categories: Ecological News

Aberthaw power station breached emissions limit, rules EU court.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
A coal-burning power station in Wales repeatedly violated pollution controls for nitrogen oxide emissions, the European court of justice in Luxembourg has ruled.
Categories: Ecological News

EU court rules against Britain over power plant emissions.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
Britain failed to respect European Union limits on nitrogen oxide emissions from a coal-fired power plant in Wales, the European Court of Justice said on Wednesday.
Categories: Ecological News

China chemical accidents cause 199 deaths from Jan-Aug: Greenpeace.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
China had 232 chemical-related accidents from January to August this year, causing 199 deaths and 400 injuries, according to research from the environmental group Greenpeace published on Wednesday.
Categories: Ecological News

Tests show presence of potential carcinogen in St. Louis area tap water, group says.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
Tests of St. Louis area drinking water have revealed unacceptably high levels of chromium-6, a likely carcinogenic chemical, according to a nationwide report by a nonprofit environmental advocacy group.
Categories: Ecological News

Toxic taps? Water contamination needs to be a priority in Trenton.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
Governor Christie should act on the menace of hexavalent chromium in New Jersey’s water, and bring the state to apply more stringent standards for this cancer-causing metal.
Categories: Ecological News

Capping in Ringwood.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 19:30
There is no disputing that Ford Motor Co. dumped paint sludge and other waste from its Mahwah plant into the O'Connor Disposal Area starting in the late 1960s and continuing for a number of years. The debate has been what to do about it.
Categories: Ecological News

To save our rhinos, we need a legal horn trade

The Ecologist Magazine - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 16:30
The trade ban on rhino horn is not working, writes Keith Somerville. But non-lethally and sustainably harvested rhino horn can earn income to encourage breeders, pay rangers and anti-poaching teams, provide surveillance and supply wider benefits that will gain the support of people around parks, reserves and ranches.
Categories: Ecological News

A Strategy to Stop the Funding Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline

Yes! Magazine - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 12:30
A key pipeline loan is still pending, and banks can be vulnerable to public pressure. We can fight alongside the Standing Rock Sioux at any one of 38 banks.
Categories: Ecological News

CLAIM: Historic event to occur in the next six days that will end the rise of Trump and seize the future of America for totalitarian globalists

Natural News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) You didn't really think the criminal cabal of globalists was going to idly stand by and let the voters elect an anti-establishment candidate, did you? According to the latest insider buzz I'm hearing, a staged event of historic magnitude is set to take place in the next...

After FDA found weedkiller in nearly 100% of honey products, it kept the information secret and refused to warn the public

Natural News - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been doing its best to protect Monsanto and the entire GMO industry by dragging its feet and hiding information regarding glyphosate content in foods.Glyphosate, the most widely-used herbicide on the planet and an essential...
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