User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
Category: Toxics
Last updated: May 22 2019 20:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The hidden consequences of New Mexico’s latest oil boom 22.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Carlsbad residents are experiencing health impacts, but the science behind their woes lags behind the pace of drilling.
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States allege generic drug manufacturers conspired to artificially inflate prices in lawsuit 12.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Teva Pharmaceuticals was sued by 43 states and Puerto Rico with Connecticut taking the lead in the probe, alleging they conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for more than 100 different generic drugs, including treatments for diabetes, cancer, arthritis and other medical conditions.
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How vulnerable is Colorado to a measles outbreak due to its low vaccination rate? Experts weigh in. 30.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Measles outbreaks continue to pop up across the United States, with the number of confirmed cases of the once-eradicated disease now exceeding 700 in 22 states — but so far, only one person in Colorado has become ill with the highly contagious virus.
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EPA, Colorado target oil and gas company HighPoint in federal court, accusing company of failing to control air pollution at storage tanks 22.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Environmental Protection Agency and Colorado attorneys have filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking millions in damages and a court order to stop polluting against an oil and gas company they accuse of violating requirements to minimize toxic emissions from storage tanks.
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Colorado’s unannounced air-pollution inspections at oil and gas sites are showing results — yet emissions are up as production increases 21.4.2019 Denver Post: Business
State health inspectors equipped with infrared cameras dropped in unannounced on about 2,000 oil and gas operations across Colorado last year and found leaks of heat-trapping methane and volatile organic gas at 13 percent of those sites -- half the frequency of leaks they detected five years ago.
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Denver mayor candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver mayoral race features Penfield Tate, Michael B. Hancock, Kalyn Rose Heffernan, Jamie Giellis, Stephan "Seku" Evans and Lisa Calderón.
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Colorado lets oil and gas companies pollute for 90 days without federally required permits that limit emissions 7.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado public health officials have let oil and gas companies begin drilling and fracking for fossil fuels at nearly 200 industrial sites across the state without first obtaining federally required permits that limit how much toxic pollution they can spew into the air.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of April 1-7 7.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Bad diets kill more people around the world than smoking, study says 6.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Too much salt - and not enough whole grains, fruits and vegetables - may be shaving years off our lives, a new analysis suggests.
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Guest Commentary: Five myths about socialism 31.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
President Donald Trump says socialism leads inexorably to tyranny and poverty. But the important debate is clouded by many misconceptions.
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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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