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Policy leaders offer gutsy talk on climate hope and progress 18.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Outspoken policymakers, present and past, urged for more aggressive action on climate at VERGE 19 in Oakland, California.
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California sues Trump again for revoking state's authority to limit auto emissions 16.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

California has joined other states in filing a second lawsuit against the administration for revoking the authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles.

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Judge – EPA Delay on Dangerous Landfill Pollution is an Attempt to “Sidestep” the Court’s Order 5.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Judge – EPA Delay on Dangerous Landfill Pollution is an Attempt to “Sidestep” the Court’s Order
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Cory Gardner positions himself as a Colorado oil and gas defender in re-election fight 2.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Facing criticisms this week from environmental groups, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner portrayed himself as a steadfast defender of Colorado’s oil and gas industry in an era of unprecedented progressive attacks.
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Red Alert: 3 Strategies for Reducing Toxic Ozone Pollution 30.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
High up in the stratosphere, naturally occurring ozone reflects solar radiation back into space, protecting people and the planet from harmful ultraviolet rays. But closer to Earth’s surface, rising ozone levels – formed when pollutants from a wide range of sources react ...
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Behind the scenes of the auto emission battle 30.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Inside a conversation with California clean air warrior Mary Nichols.
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Column: By siding with Trump on emissions, GM, Chrysler and Toyota are asking for industry chaos 29.10.2019 LA Times: Business

GM, Chrysler and Toyota are siding with the Trump administration in attacking California's auto emissions rules.

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Jerry Brown to testify to Congress, rebutting Trump's criticism of California 28.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Former Gov. Jerry Brown will testify before Congress about the damage the Trump administration's plans to roll back auto emission standards could do to California.

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Red Alert: 3 Strategies for Reducing Toxic Ozone Pollution 28.10.2019 WRI Stories
Red Alert: 3 Strategies for Reducing Toxic Ozone Pollution Comments|Add Comment|PrintSmog in Shanghai. Photo by BriYYZ/flickr High up in the stratosphere, naturally occurring ozone reflects solar radiation back into space, protecting people and the planet from harmful ultraviolet rays. But closer to Earth’s surface, rising ozone levels – formed when pollutants from a wide range of sources react with each other – blanket cities in smog. Today, most of the global population breathes unhealthy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Thirty months after fatal Firestone blast, Colorado’s widening web of underground pipelines still not fully mapped 27.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado leaders promised back in 2017 that they'd do all they could to make sure a tragedy like the Firestone home explosion never happens again. They promised comprehensive public pipeline maps and better inspections to detect leaks along underground lines. But that still hasn't been done.
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What’s in a Question? Finding Innovative Solutions for Air Pollution 25.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
We know that air pollution is a big problem – for health, climate, food security and more. But there’s a difference between generally knowing that “we need to do something” and actually marshalling the allies, resources and power to act. Before we ...
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In Attacking California, Trump Administration Tries Again to Dismantle Clean Air and Climate Protections 23.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
In Attacking California, Trump Administration Tries Again to Dismantle Clean Air and Climate Protections
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Colorado oil and gas study finds elevated risk of nosebleeds, headaches, dizziness for residents near fracking sites 18.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado officials on Thursday were set to unveil the results of a multi-year scientific study that found oil and gas operations may have a worse impact on human health than state agencies previously believed by exposing residents to benzene and other chemicals.
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Full Coverage: The Times' investigation into how companies that harvest body parts upend death investigations 12.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Companies that harvest human organs, bones and other parts have moved into government morgues across the country to gain access to more bodies.

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600 former EPA officials demand investigation into Trump administration over California threats 10.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

Nearly 600 former EPA officials have called for an investigation into President Trump's authority in response to threats from EPA targeting California.

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Here’s how cities, communities and businesses can work together to clean our air 9.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Here’s how cities, communities and businesses can work together to clean our air
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New EDF Guide: Mapping Hyperlocal Air Quality to Drive Clean Air Action 8.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New EDF Guide: Mapping Hyperlocal Air Quality to Drive Clean Air Action
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Firefighting foam leaves toxic legacy in Californians' drinking water 8.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Los Angeles Times reviewed hundreds of pages of Pentagon documents and found California has more bases contaminated with the chemicals, known as PFAS, than any other state — at least 21 that exceed federal health guidelines.

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Policy News: October 7, 2019 8.10.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Senate Spending Bills Include Modest Increase for NSF, Interior Agencies NSF receives 3% increase. States Challenge New Endangered Species Act Regulations in Courts House Natural Resources Committee pushes a bill to reverse regulations; Congressional Western Caucus releases draft legislation to codify the new rules. Newest IPCC Report Highlights ‘Unprecedented and Enduring Changes ...
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The Country’s “Most Polluted Air Basin” Braces for a Trump Plan That Will Make Things Worse 6.10.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by City Lab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Kieshaun White says that he doesn’t like to talk politics when it comes to the environment. He prefers to stick to the data. A year ago, as a high school senior, he launched a network of air-pollution […]
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