User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Jan 24 2015 04:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Pot-related poison control calls up in Washington, Colorado 24.1.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children.
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Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement 23.1.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.
Disney parks-linked measles outbreak grows to 70 cases 22.1.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been vaccinated against the disease, including children too young to be immunized, should avoid Disney parks where the spread originated.
Colorado has low inspection rate for licensed child care providers 18.1.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
At least 24 children have died since 2006 in licensed day-care facilities across Colorado, a state with one of the weakest inspection programs in the nation.
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Guest commentary: A call to climate action in this legislative session 16.1.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
Colorado's commitment to renewable energy has already put our state in good position to meet proposed EPA standards.
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Capehart: A real threat to public health 14.1.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
People lost their minds last fall when four people in the United States were diagnosed with Ebola.
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Schools work on food waste 13.1.2015 Durango Herald
The waste of food is scandalous – 30 percent worldwide, 40 percent in the United States – the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization says.Globally, about 1.3 billion tons of food is lost annually, an unacceptable amount when 870 million people go hungry every day, a Food and Agricultural Organization study...
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2015 green regulations kick in 9.1.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Better fracking reporting, roomier chicken cages, food waste charges and more
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Colorado flu season may have peaked, public health officials say 8.1.2015 Denver Post: News: Local
The flu outbreak in Colorado may have peaked for the season.While flu activity is still elevated, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says it appears flu season in ...
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What doesn't kill you won't always make you stronger 7.1.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
I grew up with violence, terrified of a parent who was verbally and physically abusive, and drove drunk with me and my siblings in the backseat.
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Larimer County: 42 hospitalized this week in rough flu season 25.12.2014 Denver Post: Local
Health officials in Larimer County said Wednesday that 42 people have been hospitalized with influenza in the past week as part of what could become the county's worst flu season in a ...
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Not enough beds for Denver's homeless 24.12.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
Sitting at Starbucks, the 6-year-old buried her face in her mother's lap and blew her nose.
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A look at large coal ash spills in the US 20.12.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, called coal ash, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material.
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EPA sets first national standard for coal waste 20.12.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it more like household garbage rather than hazardous material.
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The Latest: EPA released final cleanup order for Duwamish River 17.12.2014 High Country News Most Recent
A million cubic yards of toxic sludge will be dredged from Seattle’s only river.
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Poll: Half of Republicans back limits on carbon 12.12.2014 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – When Republicans take control of Congress next month, top on their agenda will be undoing environmental regulations they claim will harm the economy, chief among them President Barack Obama’s plans to limit heat-trapping carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants.The results of a new poll from the Associated...
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Poll: Half of Republicans back limits on carbon 12.12.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Republicans take control of Congress next month, top on their agenda will be undoing environmental regulations they claim will harm the economy, chief among them President Barack Obama's plans to limit heat-trapping carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants.
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Fuel to the fire? Fuel exports soar under Obama 8.12.2014 Denver Post: Business
GARDI SUGDUP, Panama (AP) — Solar panels glisten from every thatched hut on this crowded island, one of the largest in this remote chain off the Panamanian ...
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Sunstein: Backstory of new ozone rules 6.12.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed, after White House review, an ozone regulation very similar to one that President Barack Obama personally blocked some three years earlier.
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Sunstein: Restaurant calorie counts will change how we eat 1.12.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
The airwaves are alive with Thanksgiving and Christmas calorie stories.Makes sense. But are those pecan pie dissections really all that relevant?
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