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Policy News: January 13, 2020 14.1.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress Increases Funding for Ecological Science in FY2020 Appropriations NSF receives a 2.5% increase, USGS funding boosted by nearly 10%. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Criticizes the “Transparency Rule,” Waters of the U.S repeal and more ESA, aquatic science societies resubmit comments ahead of January SAB meetings. NSF Issues Solicitation for NEON Operations ...
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Colorado’s biggest stories of the past decade 31.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A look back at some of the decade's biggest news stories, as selected by the editors of The Denver Post.
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Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources prohibits movement of farmed deer in Minnesota 24.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Department of Natural Resources enacted an emergency rule that prohibits the movement of farmed white-tailed deer for 30 days. The agency says the action is needed to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease to wild deer.
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6 sustainability trends that GreenBiz readers engaged with most in 2019 23.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Our most popular stories of 2019 covered everything from single use-plastic to the built environment.
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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Policy News: December 3, 2019 4.12.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol ...
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How actor Michelle Pfeiffer championed the world's first circular fragrance line 2.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
The first C2C- and EWG-certified fragrances were made with a unique startup-nonprofit-corporate collaboration. Here's what that means for the cosmetics industry at large.
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There are better ways to measure progress 15.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Decision-making favors short-term rewards informed by quick measurements — but calculating in more qualitative data can help.
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In wake of recent storms in Minnesota, event offers chance to prepare for next natural disaster 11.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Southern Minnesota has seen tornadoes, flooding and severe winter storms in the past couple years — and an event taking place Tuesday night aims to get residents better prepared for the next emergency.
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How US colonialism affects Indigenous peoples’ stewardship and access to food 9.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From ceremonies to harvesting and food storage, to political leadership, to gender relations, indigenous groups have detailed understandings of how design societal institutions to support resilience. But colonialism changed that.
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Environmentalists push Minnesota to ban lead bullets, tackle over health concerns 31.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
“We all know that lead is bad for people, it’s bad for wildlife. It’s just not something that should be voluntarily introduced to our environment by hunters and fishermen and others,” the petition author says.
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Firms seeking top workers find they can't offer only high-deductible health plans 30.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Big firms are again offering more generous health plans alongside or instead of policies with sky-high deductibles. Why? They need to do so to stay competitive and recruit top talent.
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Teen vapers who want to quit look for help via text 23.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Starting to vape is easy, but quitting a nicotine habit can be tough, teens are finding. Some vaping cessation programs have begun to reach out to teens where they live — on their phones.
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Inside Oakland’s clean energy economy strategy 21.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Climate change is an intersectional issue, and cities are beginning to treat it that way in adaptation strategies.
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In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods 9.10.2019 WRI Stories
In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods Comments|Add Comment|PrintWaterlogged housing in Gorakhpur, India. Photo credit: Anna Brown Monsoon season has always brought torrential downpours to Gorakhpur, India, but the city has seen record-breaking rainfall in the last few years. Residents of the northern Indian city often find their streets submerged in water, their houses waterlogged. Stagnant floodwaters have made Gorakhpur a hub for diseases such as dengue fever, malaria and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Rein in Floods 9.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
Monsoon season has always brought torrential downpours to Gorakhpur, India, but the city has seen record-breaking rainfall in the last few years. Residents of the northern Indian city often find their streets submerged in water, their houses waterlogged. Stagnant floodwaters ...
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Will California say bye to diesel-burning trucks and hello to zero-emissions ones? 9.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A new rule in the state could tackle one of its largest sources of pollution.
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Column: Trump's plan to 'save' Medicare would actually destroy it 4.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Trump's plan to 'save' Medicare is a stealth attack on the program by turning it over to private insurers.

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Workers are falling ill, even dying, after making kitchen countertops 2.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Irreversible lung disease has started to show up among young workers who cut, grind and polish countertops made of increasingly popular "engineered" stone. The material is more than 90% silica.
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Drawing people with flavored tobacco isn't new, experts say. Look at menthol cigarettes 26.9.2019 LA Times: Health

Public health experts say the marketing and sustained popularity of menthol cigarettes provide a window into the playbook e-cigarette companies could be using when it comes to selling flavored nicotine.

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