User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
Category: Toxics
Last updated: Mar 07 2019 14:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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High costs slowing action on “forever chemicals” in water, lawmakers say 7.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Cleaning up and protecting U.S. drinking water from a class of toxic chemicals used in many household items could cost in the tens of billions of dollars nationally, including $2 billion for the Department of Defense alone, witnesses testified Wednesday before a House panel urging the federal government to move more quickly on the cleanup.
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CU-led study finds that weekend “catch-up sleep” leads to unhealthy outcomes 28.2.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The negative health effects of skimping on sleep during the week can't be reversed by marathon weekend sleep sessions, according to a sobering new study.
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Contamination from an Air Force base devastates a New Mexico dairy 28.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An investigation shows the impact toxic chemicals are having on the community of Clovis.
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Benevento: Andrew Wheeler’s real record of EPA clean up for Colorado 27.2.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
While the Senate will deliberate and vote to determine who the next EPA administrator will be, that process should not be an invitation for opportunists to engage in scare tactics that mislead the people of Colorado.
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Use of meth, heroin, other drugs may be linked to growing rates of syphilis 26.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Public health officials grappling with record-high syphilis rates around the nation have pinpointed what appears to be a major risk factor: drug use.
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“Our families need answers”: Feds commit to test people for toxic “forever chemicals” near military bases in Colorado, 7 other states 25.2.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The federal government's commitment to test blood and urine near military bases in Colorado and seven other states where drinking water was contaminated with toxic "forever chemicals" set off a scramble as residents worry about future health trouble.
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Guest Commentary: Wheeler is the wrong choice for EPA and the health of Colorado 13.2.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has shown that in his hands commonsense protections are in greater jeopardy than ever.
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Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 letters: Colorado climate, DPS strike, Electoral College, health insurance tax 11.2.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Isn’t our view -- and planet — worth protecting? I moved to Colorado in 2015, and even just in this time I have watched the public lands around Fort Collins that I hike on every weekend suffer.
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On-the-ground pollution data spurred stricter zoning in Los Angeles 31.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Locals’ efforts prompted buffers for auto shops and air filter rules for new buildings.
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Trump rollbacks for fossil fuel industries carry steep health, environmental costs 28.1.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
As the Trump administration rolls back environmental and safety rules for the energy sector, government projections show billions of dollars in savings reaped by companies will come at a steep cost: more premature deaths and illnesses from air pollution, a jump in climate-warming emissions and more severe derailments of trains carrying explosive fuels.
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“We are left with the dregs”: Heron Pond’s toxic brew spotlights obstacles in Denver’s push to regain green space 15.1.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver’s willingness to embrace the contaminated Heron Pond and surrounding industrial land as a site for future parkland reflects the increasingly difficult challenge of establishing enough public green space to keep pace with population growth and development. Denver has fallen behind other U.S. cities in urban parks and open space.
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A toxic past and present on the Spokane River 9.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In eastern Washington, a push to clean PCBs from its namesake river faces a dirty legacy and global pollution problem.
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After natural disasters, workers rebuild — and face exploitation 3.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Immigrant workers and day laborers are especially vulnerable to health risks and wage theft.
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Trump EPA orders rollback of Obama mercury regulations 29.12.2018 Denver Post: Business
The Trump administration has targeted an Obama-era regulation credited with helping dramatically reduce toxic mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants, saying the benefits to human health and the environment may not be worth the cost of the regulation.
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Trump’s EPA is reluctant to punish law-breaking polluters 28.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A recent report shows that law enforcement at the agency is declining.
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Hunting faces an ethical reckoning 18.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Gruesome social media videos show how far modern hunting has drifted from its roots.
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Is nuclear energy the key to saving the planet? 10.12.2018 Current Issue
A new generation of environmentalists is learning to stop worrying and love atomic power.
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Federal report on toxic chemicals, contamination in Boulder County raises new concerns 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado residents worried by a federal health agency's new proposed limits for perfluorinated chemicals and the detection of contaminated water west of Boulder are demanding that state officials to do more to protect people.
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Contamination of Fountain Creek needs transparency from EPA 9.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has blocked the release of a study showing that toxic chemicals are contaminating water supplies across the nation.
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“Meg the Budtender” takes lead on new Colorado marijuana education campaign 21.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado's health department unveiled "Responsibility Grows Here," the latest public education effort that will include four targeted campaigns addressing consumers, youth, trusted adults, and pregnant and breastfeeding women.
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