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Scott administration to plan for water line in Bennington County.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
Town residents urgently pressed state officials Thursday with questions about how the state will address the longterm impacts of PFOA contamination.
Categories: Ecological News

Oil terminal foes headed to court in bid to force shutdown.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
Opponents of an oil terminal at the Port of Albany are headed to federal court to have it shut down, claiming it is operating without a valid state air pollution permit.
Categories: Ecological News

Does state's solution to lead-contaminated schools end with bottled water?

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
Testing for lead in school drinking water is just the beginning, but is money available for remediation?
Categories: Ecological News

New bill could require 24-hour notice of release of ‘dangerous substance.’

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
Newly introduced legislation could cost companies that delay in reporting release of dangerous substances thousands of dollars.
Categories: Ecological News

Starvation looms for 6 million children in Horn of Africa, charity says.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
Hunger, malnutrition and death threaten 6.5 million children in the impoverished drylands of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya due to back-to-back droughts, a charity said on Friday, with spring rains also predicted to be poor.
Categories: Ecological News

Complete ban on weedkiller glyphosate 'was never on the cards.'

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
Environment Minister José Herrera has admitted that an outright ban on the controversial weedkiller glyphosate, which he announced last July before backtracking this month, was never on the cards.
Categories: Ecological News

Another delayed win for asbestos victims.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
There’s no explanation why this settlement took so long to come to fruition.
Categories: Ecological News

Iowa pipeline spill cleanup begins; cause of leak still unknown.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
The 138,600 gallons of diesel fuel that leaked from a ruptured pipeline in northern Iowa on Wednesday is the largest U.S. diesel spill since 2010.
Categories: Ecological News

UK court blocks Nigeria spill claims against Shell.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
A British court on Thursday blocked pollution claims against Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell by more than 40,000 Niger Delta residents demanding action over decades of oil spills in the region.
Categories: Ecological News

Hoping for a fresh sea breeze aboard a cruise ship? Better hold your nose!

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
French TV journalists have secretly measured the air quality on a cruise ship. The results are devastating: The air is significantly worse polluted than it would be in thick urban traffic.
Categories: Ecological News

US retailer Target to eliminate PFCs, phthalates, parabens.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
US retailer Target plans to phase out phthalates, flame retardants, perfluorinated chemicals and parabens from a variety of product categories in both its own brands and the products it sells.
Categories: Ecological News

Origin Energy ignores coal seam gas well leaks, whistleblower says.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
Origin Energy has had a deliberate policy of ignoring coal seam gas wells that have been leaking and an offshore gas well that has potentially been leaking for more than a decade, a corporate whistleblower has alleged.
Categories: Ecological News

Residents push EPA for stricter water standards.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
Seacoast residents peppered federal and state regulators with questions about their decision to set the health advisory level for two dangerous PFCs at 70 parts per trillion, when other states use lower - and more protective - numbers.
Categories: Ecological News

Mr. Trump's 'gag rule' will harm global health.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
The president has greatly expanded a policy restricting federal aid to health organizations abroad that talk to women about abortion.
Categories: Ecological News

Why succeeding against the odds can make you sick.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
For African-American strivers, hypertension and other health problems may be linked to racism, not race.
Categories: Ecological News

US chemical industry body calls for reform of WHO cancer agency.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
The American Chemistry Council industry body called on Wednesday for World Health Organization's cancer agency to reform, accusing it of "dubious and misleading" work in classifying potential carcinogens.
Categories: Ecological News

Smog pushes Beijing residents to innovate for the world.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
Beijing residents concerned about breathing the capital's thick gray air are adapting, inventing and even creating businesses to protect the health of their families and others. Some of their efforts could help people around the world.
Categories: Ecological News

A policy intended to cut abortions is likely to do just the opposite.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
The global gag rule is likely to hit the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Categories: Ecological News

CDC issues H7N9 bird flu travel warning.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that the H7N9 strain of bird flu appears to be unusually active again and advises people traveling to China should stay away from chickens and poultry markets.
Categories: Ecological News

Makhado mine: Flashpoint for tensions over South Africa's pro-coal policies.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 19:30
A campaign by locals and farming businesses to halt a large opencast mine highlights a far wider conflict over South Africa’s continued addiction to coal.
Categories: Ecological News
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