User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
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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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I-70 widening plans attract fire from Denver faith groups 29.11.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Metro-area faith leaders say a $1.8 billion plan to widen a portion of Interstate 70 in northeast Denver should be scuttled because it is a public health threat and will break up low-income families in the ...
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Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution 26.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
NEW DELHI (AP) — The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi's commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat.
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Can biomimicry tackle our toughest water problems? 24.11.2014 Current Issue
With floating islands and other inventions, eco-entrepreneur Bruce Kania thinks so.
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Pope advocates for fair distribution of world’s food 22.11.2014 Durango Herald
ROME – Pope Francis demanded a more just distribution of the world’s bounty for the poor and hungry Thursday, telling a UN conference on nutrition that access to food is a basic human right that shouldn’t be subject to market speculation and quests for profit.“We ask for dignity, not for charity,” he...
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Meyer: Effects of early toxic stress are lifelong 22.11.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has a dream that years from now it will be common knowledge that early childhood trauma is as damaging to a person's lifelong well-being as smoking and exposure to lead paint.
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Guest Commentary: Why confusion still surrounds the Ebola risk 15.11.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
In the last few months, a great deal has been written about Ebola, but three important facts about the risks of this virus did not receive much attention.
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Study links ADHD to fetal exposure to common pollutant 12.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Polluted food and air may help explain why more than 11 percent of U.S. school-age children have diagnoses of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, a rate markedly higher than a decade ago.
Hundreds of kids harmed by detergent 'pods:' Study 10.11.2014 Denver Post: Business
CHICAGO (AP) — Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets sometimes mistaken for toys or candy landed more than 700 ...
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Study: More than 700 children poisoned by detergent "pods" since 2013 10.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets sometimes mistaken for toys or candy landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in just two years, researchers report.
Relatives suspected poison in Utah family deaths 31.10.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SALT LAKE CTIY (AP) — Relatives of five Utah family members found dead in a locked bedroom last month say revelations that poison likely killed them confirmed their suspicions.
AP Interview: NEA president opposes 'toxic' tests 28.10.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new president of the nation's largest teachers union is a guitar-playing, Spanish-speaking author who takes over as once-sacred tenure protections are challenged and new Common Core standards roll out in much of the country.
Dead babies near oil drilling sites raise questions for researchers 26.10.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
The smartphone-sized grave marker is nearly hidden in the grass at Rock Point Cemetery. The name printed on plastic-coated paper — Beau Murphy — has been worn away.
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