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Notre Dame repair crews are back to work, but Paris' lead concerns remain 21.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Environmental and labor groups complain the cleanup should have begun sooner, and they are concerned about health risks in Paris.
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D.C. Circuit Lets Toxic Pollution Loophole Stand on Procedural Grounds – But Says Loophole Has No Legal Effect 20.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
D.C. Circuit Lets Toxic Pollution Loophole Stand on Procedural Grounds – But Says Loophole Has No Legal Effect
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Air Pollution Linked to Mental Disorders Including Depression 20.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists looked at data on millions of people to learn more about air pollution and mental health.
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The promise and peril of manufactured seafood 20.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The promise and peril of manufactured seafood
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Colorado adopts zero-emission vehicle standard in push to increase adoption of electric cars 17.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado air commissioners voted 8-1 on Friday to adopt a zero-emission standard requiring that at least 5% of automakers' vehicles available for sale by 2023 be electric, advancing the shift Gov. Jared Polis ordered toward clean energy and healthier air.
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Tyson Foods Weaver Frozen Chicken Patties Recalled Nationwide over Contamination Fears 16.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The unwanted material may include "pieces from a mechanical seal or gasket," a Tyson Foods Inc. spokesperson told Newsweek.
Living homes for all 16.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Can we transform the durability, healthy and sustainability afforable housing?
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EPA Toxic Loophole Poses “Unacceptable Risks” to Americans’ Health, Must Be Immediately Withdrawn – EDF Testimony 15.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EPA Toxic Loophole Poses “Unacceptable Risks” to Americans’ Health, Must Be Immediately Withdrawn – EDF Testimony
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Colorado revs toward an electric car future, compelled by climate change and air pollution 15.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Compelled by climate change and air pollution, Colorado air commissioners are expected to require automakers to offer more electric models starting in 2023.
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Scientists identify a new source of air pollution — tiny shreds of microplastic 15.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

Tiny shreds of microplastic – which may contain varnish, rubber, or toxic chemicals – cause significant air pollution, both on land and over the seas.

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By the numbers: Colorado Zero Emission Vehicle Program will cut climate pollution and save Coloradans money 15.8.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
(This post was written by EDF  Attorney Laura Shields)  The numbers are in for Colorado’s proposed Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program – it will cut climate pollution and save Coloradans millions of dollars. This week, the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission is formally considering adoption of the ZEV program for model year 2023 through 2025 […]
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Scientists Reverse Aging in Rat Stem Cells 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A co-author of the study told Newsweek the research could one day be used to help rejuvenate other tissues.
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Increasing Air Pollution Causes Lung Disease Equivalent to Smoking Pack of Cigarettes a Day for 29 Years 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The researchers' conclusions are based on an 18-year study which involved over 7,000 subjects across six metropolitan areas in the United States.
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Air pollution may be as harmful to your lungs as smoking cigarettes, study finds 14.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Smog can spike during hot days. A new study finds that the effects of breathing air pollution may be cumulative. Long-term exposure may lead to lung disease, even among people who've never smoked.
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We’re Grossly Underestimating the World’s Water Access Crisis 13.8.2019 THE CITY FIX
In Cape Town, South Africa, and Chennai, India, “Day Zero” events where cities run out of water have drawn global media attention. But while these catastrophes seem like rare, temporary crises caused by droughts or mismanagement, life without ample water ...
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New rules can deny green cards for immigrants on food stamps 12.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Trump administration rules that could deny green cards to immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance are going into effect, potentially making it more difficult for some to get legal status in the United States.
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Native plants become a weapon in battle to save algae-choked Little Rock Lake 7.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Volunteers this summer are rooting bulrushes and other plants into the mud flats of the drawn down, central Minnesota lake. It’s an experiment they hope will filter out pollution and help restore the lake's health.
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FDA must abandon its flawed assumptions when reviewing safety of approved PFAS uses in food 5.8.2019 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, J.D., Chemicals Policy Director and Maricel Maffini, Ph.D., Consultant In its June 2019 release of a webpage dedicated to per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food, FDA stated that it is “reviewing the limited authorized uses of PFAS in food contact applications.” As we mentioned in a previous blog, we were pleased to see […]
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Public has been “loud and clear” on push for new oil, gas rules to protect health and environment, regulators say 3.8.2019 Denver Post: Business
State regulators say they have heard "loud and clear" that people want new oil and gas rules to protect public health sooner rather than later, so meetings with different interest groups are starting this month.
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There’s a ‘Toxic Fallout’ From the Notre-Dame Disaster: Lead Contamination 3.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Three months after the devastating fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, reports of a new, previously unheeded threat to local residents have emerged: lead poisoning. According to confidential documents leaked to the (paywalled) website Mediapart earlier this month and discussed across French media, locations surrounding the […]
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