User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Sep 25 2017 19:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Down in jungleland: Bird it Like No One’s Watching 24.9.2017 Life-style – The Indian Express
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Aspen Filmfest announces 2017 lineup of 20 films 21.9.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
From food waste in the western world to an animated adventure about a guitar-playing dog in Tibet, the Aspen Filmfest lineup announced Tuesday sweeps across genres.
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EPA installs barrier, valve in Gold King Mine to prevent another toxic waste spill 20.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is installing a barrier and valve inside an inactive Colorado mine to prevent another surge of toxic wastewater like a 2015 blowout that contaminated rivers in three states.
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Evidence of spills at Houston Superfund sites following Harvey floods 19.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the site as the floods receded, flowing through Vince Bayou and into the city's ship channel.
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Can coal remain the bedrock of Wyoming’s economy? 18.9.2017 Current Issue
As companies experiment with “clean coal,” cheaper and cleaner fuels are taking over.
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Witnessing injustice 4.9.2017 Current Issue
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Many Houston ultra-polluted Superfund sites are flooded following Harvey, raising concerns about toxins spreading 3.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether Harvey's floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away.
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Trump administration’s cuts imperil Colorado teen pregnancy prevention program 2.9.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The Trump Administration's decision to end grants early to programs working to prevent unwanted teen pregnancy has thrown the future of one such program in Colorado into doubt.
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The slow, poisonous creep of government intrusion 1.9.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Government intrusion creeps so slowly, and our lives are so busy, we rarely notice it. When we do notice it, we simply haven’t the time or energy to do more than sigh, or grunt, or chuckle at the absurdity.
Learn from Colorado’s mistakes, says former cannabis czar 31.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
If he had to do it all over again, Colorado's former marijuana czar Andrew Freedman would approach cannabis legalization by seeking out loads of data.
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Learn from Colorado’s mistakes, says former cannabis czar 31.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
If he had to do it all over again, Colorado's former marijuana czar Andrew Freedman would approach cannabis legalization by seeking out loads of data.
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Colorado’s urban Front Range corridor under ozone alert 30.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Front Range urban corridor is under ozone action alert until at least 4 p.m. Wednesday.
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Denver’s gun-related homicides are a study in racial inequity 30.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Black men and women in Denver are twice as likely to die from gunshots -- and five times as likely to be murdered by gunfire -- as white men and women, according to a new report that nonetheless shows how firearm-related deaths and injuries reach into every corner of the city.
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Uranium pervades homes on and near Navajo Nation 27.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
EPA budget cuts threaten to slow a long-overdue cleanup.
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No ‘deemed silence zones’ in Maharashtra: Govt tells Bombay HC 23.8.2017 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Lawsuit: Botched liposuction highlights need for Colorado oversight of drugs, procedures at plastic surgery centers 15.8.2017 Denver Post: Business
Allegations that a botched liposuction sent a patient into heart failure has raised questions about why Colorado allows plastic surgery centers to operate without state oversight, and whether health officials are putting patients in peril by failing to root out sloppy handling of powerful painkillers and anesthetics.
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Study: Fines for illegal pollution plummet under Trump 11.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Fines for illegal pollution have plummeted under President Donald Trump, according to analysis by an environmental advocacy group.
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Pedal power: How Denver bike crews are rescuing food from landfills one ride at a time 7.8.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Scraps and Denver Food Rescue offer hyper-local solutions to food waste that the city and others may not provide. Both groups do the bulk of their work from bikes, allowing neighborhood-based programs and immediate deliveries without a middleman.
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Amid California’s toxic dumps, local activists go it alone 7.8.2017 Current Issue
The call themselves promotoras, and they’re starting to see results.
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Scott Pruitt says EPA “walked away” from Colorado after Gold King spill, commits to making Silverton clean-up a priority 4.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says his agency "walked away" from Colorado after the Gold King Mine spill under the Obama administration, vowing to make a cleanup of abandoned mines around Silverton a priority.
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