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TRAIN Act Colossal Waste of Money, Attempt to Delay Regulations 21.9.2100 Union of Concerned Scientists
The House is expected to take up a bill today, called the TRAIN Act, which would waste $2 million of taxpayer money by mandating redundant cost-benefit analyses of environmental and health regulations.
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How Beautycounter’s Gregg Renfrew is leading a global movement toward clean beauty 8.7.2019 Resource Efficiency |
The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: Can we move the needle on safe and nontoxic ingredients in the cosmetics industry?
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What Mercury Retrograde in July 2019 Means for Cancer Season: A Summer of Reflection and Drama, Says Lisa Stardust 7.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
You can blame the first few weeks of retrograde spent in Leo before switching back to Cancer for all the confusion.
Colorado Alzheimer’s researchers shift focus after failures; begin testing leukemia medicine as treatment 7.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A health-care startup called Partner Therapeutics began last year with a single product: a leukemia medicine approved in 1991 that doctors rarely prescribe anymore. The drug, Leukine, made so little money that its previous owner did not even bother to disclose sales. It just dumped them on revenue reports under "other."
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Reimagining commerce through products with purpose 5.7.2019 Design & Innovation |
What if every act of design and production made the world a better place?
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The Story of How Britain Nuked Christmas—And The Toxic Legacy that Remains | Opinion 4.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Britain has tested tens of thermonuclear bombs on pristine islands in the Pacific. The communities and the British servicemen who participated are haunted by the blasts to this day.
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In action-comedy ‘Stuber,’ Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista shoot down toxic masculinity 4.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Theirs was a gentle friendship forged in the cozy confines of an eco-friendly Nissan Leaf, the electric car that serves as a roving setting for bromance in the new action-comedy “Stuber.”

In the driver’s seat was Kumail Nanjiani, known for his work on “Silicon Valley” and the autobiographical romance...

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Michael Bennet on why Joe Biden's promise to make America 'normal' again is delusional 3.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The following is a transcript of Michael Bennet's meeting with the Los Angeles Times' editorial board.

Nicholas Goldberg (editor of the editorial pages): Why don't you just give us a short overview if you want, of five minutes or so. You've got your plenty of questions.

Michael Bennet: Great, I'm...

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Researchers track elk’s 250-mile journey across Colorado to give birth 3.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS -- Wildlife researchers say an elk traveled more than 250 miles across Colorado to give birth.
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Denver Water proposing $500 million solution to lead pipes 1.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver Water will propose the removal of lead service pipes from homes across the metro area, an action rarely seen in the United States that could cost roughly $500 million and take 15 years.
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Suncor oil refinery operators hit by Colorado health department for emitting toxic gas 1.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado health officials have taken a first step toward penalizing operators of the Suncor oil refinery for polluting metro air with hydrogen cyanide, a toxic gas.
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5 things you should know about the impact of burning trash 28.6.2019
Despite the zero waste movement, the case for keeping them open is getting increasingly harder to defend.
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Valero and Torrance Refining Co. seem to think irreversible illnesses are a cost of doing business 27.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: Both Valero and Torrance Refining Co. seem to think that irreversible health effects are acceptable for families, kids’ clubs, and schools in the surrounding neighborhoods. (“Air quality committee rejects ban on toxic acid used in South Bay refineries,” June 22.) These companies...

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EPA Formally Proposes Loophole to Allow More Toxic Air Pollution 26.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EPA Formally Proposes Loophole to Allow More Toxic Air Pollution
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EDF files comments on two EPA proposals affecting EPA’s and the public’s access to chemical information under TSCA 26.6.2019 Nanotechnology Notes
Richard Denison, Ph.D., is a Lead Senior Scientist. Yesterday Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) filed comments on two EPA proposals (here and here) that will have major impacts on what chemical information EPA obtains and the public has access to.  While EPA risk evaluations and risk management actions (such as they are) often garner the lion’s share […]
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House Passes EPA Appropriations Bill Boosting Funds to Protect Health, Climate, and the Environment 25.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
House Passes EPA Appropriations Bill Boosting Funds to Protect Health, Climate, and the Environment
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Seething Senators Call Trump’s Environmental Plans Literally Toxic and “Dangerously off the Rails” 22.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Senate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dangerously off the rails,” in failing to implement landmark legislation meant to protect people from toxic chemicals. In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency, five senators say Trump […]
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It's not just the Costco shooting. Disabilities often lead to fatal police encounters 20.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

My 19-year-old son has the face of an angel, but he lacks the cognitive ability, if lost, to ask for directions home. I worry about him continually: How will he navigate the world? Where will he live? Will he have a happy, meaningful life?

I also worry, now more than ever, about his interactions...

Have a healthy, middle-aged dog? CSU wants to enroll your pup in a cancer prevention clinical trial to help develop a vaccine for humans 19.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
If you've got a healthy, middle-aged dog curled up in a dog bed near you, the University of Colorado wants to enroll your pup in a study to test the effectiveness of a new cancer prevention vaccine that, if successful, could lead to a vaccine for humans.
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7 ways for cities to slash plastic pollution 18.6.2019
Let's send community cleanup days to the trash heap.
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