User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Feb 20 2018 23:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Will coffee come with a cancer warning? 20.2.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
You've probably seen the bemused headlines: "Coffee in California may soon come with a spoonful of cancer warnings." There's wacky California, doing its liberalism-through-regulation schtick again.
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Trump wants to overhaul America’s safety net with giant cuts to housing, food stamps and health care 13.2.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The budget that President Donald Trump proposed Monday takes a hard whack at the poorest Americans, slashing billions of dollars from food stamps, public health insurance and federal housing vouchers, while trying to tilt the programs in more conservative directions.
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Too many barriers for opioid addiction treatment in Colorado 11.2.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Patients are being turned away from Colorado’s narcotic treatment programs and being left to fend for themselves as they battle an addiction to opioids that is almost impossible to kick alone.
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Woman sentenced to 10 years in prison for selling toxic fentanyl blend that killed three people 9.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
A woman who sold a toxic mixture of heroin and fentanyl called China White to two men and a woman who used the drugs and then died has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
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No injuries in early-morning Denver-metro road rage incident that resulted in shots fired 8.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
A road rage incident turned into a shooting near South Santa Fe Drive and West Belleview Avenue Wednesday morning.
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Boulder County’s natural brands struggle to navigate digital marketplace 8.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
It's a brave new world for Boulder County's natural food companies trying to navigate online sales of their products, and more than a few have yet to find their way, according to industry insiders.
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Animals’ advice for surviving trying times 7.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Are you the political equivalent of an armadillo, ant or tiger?
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This is the U.S. county that buys the least healthy groceries 7.2.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The 4,500 people of Musselshell County, Montana, collectively buy the least healthy groceries of any county in the United States. Their baskets are loaded with fat and sugar, Nielsen data show. They aren't big on fiber or protein.
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NEERI designs improved cooking stoves to fight air pollution in rural households 7.2.2018 Pune – The Indian Express
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Football and democracy collide in a tweet from Seth Masket 6.2.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Seth Masket's point is simple: Despite not actually having any expertise on the subject, he wound up having a very strong opinion about how the rule applied at that moment.
While Congress stalls, hospitals and health centers may flatline 5.2.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
After months of sickening partisan gamesmanship, Congress renewed a health insurance program for low income children, but now where those kids seek treatment are at risk.
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A tale of two housing crises, rural and urban 5.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
How one Indigenous family is navigating two very different housing problems.
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Public asks Xcel Energy to get more aggressive in retiring coal plants 2.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
Dozens of people testified for four hours before the Colorado Public Utilities Commission Thursday evening in support of a plan to shutter two Xcel Energy coal units in Pueblo and replace them with wind, solar and natural gas sources. But the support was mostly conditional.
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Bill Haas shoots 64 to take Phoenix Open lead 2.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Bill Haas' 9-iron landed to the right of the pin and spun left, settling 3 feet away for a birdie on the par-3 16th in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Union Budget 2018: Allocation for healthcare inadequate, say activists 2.2.2018 Pune – The Indian Express
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JeffCo health is working to fix community inequities by fixing themselves first 28.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Jefferson County Public Health has joined a growing number of local health departments that are making a concerted effort to tackle health disparities, not just by targeting the issues themselves, but by changing their department's culture.
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The hidden health inequalities that Indigenous peoples face 27.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Disparities are shaped by social inequality, historical trauma and discrimination.
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Douglas County buys 2,000-acre Sandstone Ranch to preserve as open space 26.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Douglas County this week purchased and set aside for preservation 2,038-acre Sandstone Ranch near Larkspur, spending nearly $19 million to turn the historic ranch into open space.
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California sues Trump administration over repeal of fracking rule 25.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
On Wednesday, the state filed another lawsuit against the Trump administration, this one concerning the repeal of a rule regulating hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on publicly owned lands under Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
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A statewide tax on plastic bags? For affordable housing? 24.1.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
What if you could create affordable housing options in Colorado and fight pollution all at the same time? A plan to do so fails on significant public policy levels and ought to be scrapped.
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