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TRAIN Act Colossal Waste of Money, Attempt to Delay Regulations 21.9.2100 Union of Concerned Scientists
The House is expected to take up a bill today, called the TRAIN Act, which would waste $2 million of taxpayer money by mandating redundant cost-benefit analyses of environmental and health regulations.
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Three ways Zinke failed as Interior Secretary. Why the next Secretary will likely fail, too. 18.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Three ways Zinke failed as Interior Secretary. Why the next Secretary will likely fail, too.
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The Stinkiest, Dirtiest, Nastiest Renewable Energy You’ve Never Heard Of 16.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Drive down Interstate 95 through Baltimore and you can’t miss the Wheelabrator trash incinerator, its smokestack emblazoned with the city’s name. The Charm City’s single largest source of industrial air pollution churns out well over 600,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually. […]
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How to sustainably, nutritiously feed 10 billion people by 2050 14.12.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Today we have a five-course menu to serve up food and climate solutions.
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Achieving Clean Air in Cities 7.12.2018 THE CITY FIX
The original version of this text appeared in the International Finance Corporation analysis, “Climate Investment Opportunities in Cities.” Air pollution is the world’s fourth-leading fatal health risk and the top environmental health risk. One in nine deaths globally are attributed ...
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State officials issue permit for Minntac tailings basin 1.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
State officials plan to issue a water quality permit Saturday to U.S. Steel for a massive mining waste pit on the Iron Range.
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Fair share: How a sharing economy can chomp down on food waste 17.11.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
There are better food safety and liability management systems out there.
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Fair share: How a sharing economy can chop down on food waste 17.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
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St. Paul council's garbage hauling vote won't stop the trash talk 16.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The City Council on Wednesday rejected the latest referendum petition — the latest skirmish in a yearslong battle over trash and other public services in St. Paul. This one is likely to end up in court.
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How to close the loop on a quarter-trillion plastic bottles a year 8.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
Reverse-vending machines may be just what the market needs to bring circularity to disposable bottles.
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Plastic crackdown: Europe moves to ban single-use plastic 26.10.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A Europe-wide ban could be in place on certain items by 2021 — but is the war on plastics a distraction from the climate fight?
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Jim Kenney 1,000 days in: The fine print of the Philly mayor's promises 10.10.2018 Philly.com News
End stop-and-frisk. Implement universal pre-K. Send tens of millions of dollars more to Philadelphia's schools. Create family-sustaining jobs. On his 1,000th day in office, Mayor Jim Kenney released a progress report. We ran a fine-tooth comb through it to determine what he's really gotten done.
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How Chipotle, MGM and Microsoft are trimming food waste 1.10.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
And which technologies could be essential ingredients in your company's own reduction recipe.
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Why New Mexico shouldn’t rush toward repurposing oilfield wastewater 28.9.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Why New Mexico shouldn’t rush toward repurposing oilfield wastewater
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Sunsetting solar panels: U.S. photovoltaic cell recycling incentives are beginning 18.9.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
State governments are stepping in to create an infrastructure to recover the useful materials from the panels.
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The 2018 VERGE Vanguard Awards 17.9.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A salute to the pioneers and leaders at the intersection of tech and sustainability.
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Tom Wolf says he's the 'small business governor.' Pa. business groups aren't so sure. 14.9.2018 Philly.com News
A campaign ad describes Gov. Wolf as Pennsylvania's "small business governor." Has he lived up to the title?
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Inside the global war on plastic pollution 10.9.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
How did we get here? Where is all this going?
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'Clean tax cuts' and the global free market for plastic solutions 28.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
An innovative new class of free-market solutions stand to drive up investment and drive down the cost barrier that has left a large gap in recycling and material recovery capacity.
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Look! An opportunity for the U.S. to get serious about recycling at home 24.8.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The plastic waste crisis is an opportunity for the U.S. to get serious about recycling at home
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