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Should you panic about the coronavirus from China? Here's what the experts say 25.1.2020 LA Times: Health

If the coronavirus outbreak in China were a Hollywood movie, now would be time to panic. But in real life, most Americans have no need, experts say.

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Colorado woman sentenced to 14 years in toddler son’s death 22.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A judge has sentenced a Colorado woman to 14 years in prison for the role she played in the death of her almost 2-year-old son in 2018.
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How new data is helping West Oakland clear the air 22.1.2020 Nanotechnology Notes
Fern Uennatornwaranggoon is EDF’s Air Quality Policy Manager. Community groups are using California’s first-of-its-kind Community Air Protection Plan to reduce pollution in the city’s most impacted areas. The fight for healthier air in West Oakland spans generations. Just Ask Ms. Margaret Gordon, who has been at it since 1992. “I’ve had 16 grandchildren and one […]
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Colorado a healthy state overall, some counties more than others. And it’s not just the poorer areas with serious health concerns. 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado has one of the healthiest populations in the nation, but that doesn't mean some resolutions aren't in order for 2020, assuming they haven't been already attempted and cast aside.
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A surge of new plastic production is on the way 17.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Major oil companies, facing the prospect of reduced demand for their fuels, are ramping up their plastics output.
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Rats close Denver’s Liberty Park after spike in homeless camping, city says 15.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver officials are closing Liberty Park downtown Wednesday morning, fearing diseases, bites and more from a rat infestation that grew worse as tents popped up in the area.
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How 2019 laid the groundwork for change in the chemical industry 15.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
There's a movement to regulate toxics such as Chlorpyrifos and PFAS.
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Why climate-saving investments in cold chain technologies are hot 15.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
As demand for safe food and vaccines explodes in emerging economies, growth in the market for environmentally safe refrigeration technologies is reaching the boiling point.
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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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Editorial: Getting serious about California's housing crisis means moving SB 50 forward 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

This is the time for Gov. Gavin Newsom and other California leaders to show that they're serious about addressing the state's housing crisis.

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Q&A: Tom Steyer on crushing billionaires like himself and the lie of civility in Washington 11.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer talks with the L.A. Times editorial board about the economy, the political moment and climate change.

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How Oakland's environmental justice movement transformed California's regulatory culture of climate change 11.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Local groups have engaged with regulators, legislators and other experts to drive impact.
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5 priorities to ensure climate action benefits low-income and disadvantaged groups 10.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We can't leave anyone behind as we transition to a clean economy.
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Poor visibility in the metro area triggers indoor burning restrictions, voluntary driving reductions 8.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
A poor visibility forecast for the metro area is triggering indoor burning restrictions and a plea to limit driving if possible.
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Opinion: SB 50 is back. If you care about California's housing crisis, give it a chance this time 8.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Sen. Scott Wiener has attempted to give cities flexibility to address legitimate issues that arise from new housing development. And a deadline to do it.

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America Needs Serious National Leadership to Reduce Pollution from Heavy Duty Trucks 6.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
America Needs Serious National Leadership to Reduce Pollution from Heavy Duty Trucks
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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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How to prevent city climate action from becoming 'green gentrification' 3.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Why it's important for cities tackling climate change to engage with frontline communities.
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Trump administration imposed ban on some, but not all, vaping flavors in retreat on earlier plan 3.1.2020 LA Times: Health

Decision comes four years after Obama administration's attempt to bar flavors; conservative groups say broader ban would impact Trump's reelection

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Letters to the Editor: Does fouling the water and air 'make America great again'? 2.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Smog obscured mountain views and sickened people for decades in Los Angeles. Trump's rollback of environmental rules will bring those days back.

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