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The stunning impact of COVID-19 social distancing on air pollution 31.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How efforts to flatten the curve of COVID-19 have reflected air quality in the San Francisco Bay area.
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Ports and dockworkers seek delay on ship pollution proposal 28.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Already hit by a coronavirus slowdown, California port workers are asking to delay new rules intended to reduce air pollution from cargo ships.

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Citing coronavirus, EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws 27.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Citing coronavirus safety concerns, the EPA has temporarily suspended enforcement of environmental laws.

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Destroying habitats has opened a Pandora's box for new diseases to emerge 24.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The novel coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics.
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'You know about the coronavirus?' Homeless outreach workers have a new reason to worry 22.3.2020 LA Times: Health

It's the new normal in homeless outreach work. The hand sanitizer and antibacterial wipes are in short supply, and the van needs its daily cleaning.

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Does air pollution make you more susceptible to coronavirus? California won't like the answer 21.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Does Southern California air pollution increase the risk of getting coronavirus? Probably, experts say.

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EDF issues new framework to help make oil and gas wells safer 20.3.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF issues new framework to help make oil and gas wells safer
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Will coronavirus affect food supply? First problem: A possible shortage of workers 19.3.2020 LA Times: Business

California's nearly $50-billion agricultural industry is bracing for a potential labor shortfall that could hinder efforts to maintain the nation's fresh food supply amid the widening coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus frustrations mount as Coloradans struggle to get tested, wait days for results 18.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Colorado health officials have repeatedly stressed the need to ramp up testing as part of their fight to curtail the swift spread of the new coronavirus. But now, almost two weeks after its presence was confirmed here, the reach of COVID-19 has eclipsed Colorado’s ability to test for it.
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Suncor Energy oil refinery north of Denver emits burst of “clay-like” air pollution 18.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An equipment failure at Suncor Energy's oil refinery north of Denver on Tuesday led to a burst of opaque pollution that triggered a company "vapor release alarm," prompting operators to shut down a problem unit and monitor emissions in surrounding neighborhoods.
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Drive-up COVID-19 testing closes early; state tops 100 cases 15.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Drive-up testing for the novel coronavirus in Denver closed early on Saturday due to high volume, as the state announced it has pushed past 100 positive cases of the highly contagious respiratory disease.
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PHOTOS: Inside a Colorado public health lab that tests for COVID-19 15.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Laboratory Services has the job of analyzing local tests for coronavirus. Here's a look at how they do it.
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Learning from social enterprises creating an inclusive circular economy 13.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The transition will require people to work together across companies and sectors, using skills such as empathy, craftsmanship and ingenuity.
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After Coronavirus, Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover 13.3.2020 WRI Stories
After Coronavirus, Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover Comments|Add Comment|PrintTaking bold climate action, such as increasing renewable energy capacity, can stimulate economic growth while reducing air pollution. Photo by Hahaheditor12667/Wikimedia Commons The COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a human tragedy, infecting more than 120,000 and killing more than 4,200 people as of March 12, 2020. The loss of human life is heart-breaking and set to continue ticking... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Capitalist businesses may have the model for democratic and effective economic planning 11.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
In public, CEOs defend the superiority of markets over planning. But inside their own corporations, where they could leave their various business units to compete with each other, they rely instead on comprehensive strategic planning.
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Editorial: Americans can afford a few extra pennies on their Nikes to clean up 'diesel death zones' 9.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Shoppers can surely afford a couple extra pennies on imported goods to help clean up diesel death zones and fight climate change.

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The Trump Administration Is Enshrining Its Anti-Science Policy in the Midst of an Epidemic 5.3.2020 Mother Jones
As more states learned they have rising numbers of confirmed cases of coronavirus Tuesday evening—now 16 states report at least 135 cases—the EPA made an important announcement: The agency is moving closer to finalizing a policy for restricting what health studies it can consider for any of the EPA’s scientific work. That would mean the agency […]
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Trump administration doubles down on its effort to restrict EPA’s use of critical science 4.3.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Trump administration doubles down on its effort to restrict EPA’s use of critical science
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Denver Water raising pH of water supply for 1.4 million residents in effort to reduce lead contamination 3.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver Water chemists this week will adjust the water supply delivered to 1.4 million residents, lowering the acidity, part of an effort to reduce the lead contamination from old pipelines that afflicts millions of homes nationwide.
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Coronavirus sidelines tours by Green Day, BTS and other acts touring Asia, Italy 29.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

Coronavirus is complicating the global concert tour landscape as Green Day and BTS nix shows in Asia and Testament cancels a gig in Italy.

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