User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-National
Category: Water Quality :: Pollution
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How the next coronavirus stimulus could be a win-win for cruise lines and the environment 7.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
As the federal government seeks to bail out the industry, environmental advocacy organizations urged Congress to ensure that any financial aid for cruise lines come with strings attached.
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The growing movement to help farmers reduce pollution and make a profit 2.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
In Pennsylvania, an innovative program is showing farmers how to plant cash crops in buffer zones to help stabilize stream banks and clean up waterways.
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Court of Appeals sends PolyMet's air permits back to MPCA 23.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The air permits are the latest PolyMet permit requiring further review by the agency that awarded it.
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If we’re not careful, EPA’s new water reuse plan could lead to more pollution 11.3.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
If we’re not careful, EPA’s new water reuse plan could lead to more pollution
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Trump administration doubles down on its effort to restrict EPA’s use of critical science 4.3.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Trump administration doubles down on its effort to restrict EPA’s use of critical science
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Denver Water raising pH of water supply for 1.4 million residents in effort to reduce lead contamination 3.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver Water chemists this week will adjust the water supply delivered to 1.4 million residents, lowering the acidity, part of an effort to reduce the lead contamination from old pipelines that afflicts millions of homes nationwide.
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Scientists gather to study risk from microplastic pollution 24.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Scientists say "microplastics" are turning up everywhere in oceans, from the water itself to the guts of fish and the poop of sea otters and giant killer whales. Research into the impact of these tiny bits of broken-down plastic is just getting underway.
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Latinos Are Super Green. When Will Environmental Groups Realize? 23.2.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Adelina walked briskly everywhere—and never more so than on her daily errands to the open-air mercado near my aunt’s house in Mexico City. My 8-year-old self would try to keep up, braids flying, as I watched our housekeeper’s shopping bags swing on […]
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As fire continues, state halts most Northern Metal operations in Becker 22.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
State pollution control regulators Friday ordered the Northern Metal Recycling to stop accepting scrap metal at its site in Sherburne County, effectively halting the company's operation at the facility before it could begin.
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Fire in Becker scrap metal yard continues to send smoke over a wide area 20.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A fire that's been burning for more than 36 hours at a Sherburne County scrap yard has raised concerns about air and water pollution.
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Drip, drip, drip: Water is a leading ESG concern 17.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Responsible investors are increasingly demanding water-related disclosures, such as measures of how much companies rely on water in their value chains.
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How China and the U.S. can innovate on plastic waste 14.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The world's two biggest producers and consumers of stuff stand to play a pivotal role in creating a circular economy, but they'll both have to get out of their own way.
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Policy News: February 11, 2020 11.2.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: White House Seeks Cuts to NSF, Other Science and Environmental Programs NSF receives a seven percent cut. Trump Administration Formally Proposes Weakening the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Proposed rule would prevent U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from fining companies that accidentally kill birds. Graphic: Administration Narrows Definition of Protected Waters A graphic ...
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Step up for Earth Day 2020 11.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Why I'm backing Earth Day again this year, and why you should, too.
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With Australia's hillsides stripped bare by fire, scientists rush to predict mudflows 11.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Heavy rains in eastern Australia are causing mudslides and debris flows in areas that burned. Scientists are trying to predict when and where slides are likely to happen.
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Unlikely allies push the White House to back cleaning pollution from the Tijuana River 10.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Tijuana's sewage fouled California beaches for decades. Now unlikely allies have gotten the Trump administration to spend $300 million to address the environmental mess.

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Plastic to-go containers are bad, but the alternatives might not be much better 5.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Single-use plastic bans are showing up across the nation. But compostable plates and forks may not solve the plastic crisis.
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'Our voices are not being heard': Colorado town a test case for California PFAS victims 30.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

When Wendy Rash was diagnosed in 2005 with a thyroid disorder, chronic fatigue and other ailments, her doctor couldn't explain her suddenly failing health.

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Policy News: January 27, 2020 27.1.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: White House Finalizes “Waters of The U.S.”  rule, removing protections for wetland and streams Six things to know about the new regulation. Congress House Natural Resources Committee advances Migratory Bird Protection Act. Executive Branch EPA’s Science Advisory Board reviews “Transparency in Science” rule. Courts Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dismisses youth climate ...
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Trump rollback could leave nation’s waterways vulnerable to pollution 24.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Trump rule narrows the 2015 definition of what’s a protected body of water and effectively removes safeguards for some waterways that had been put into place with the 1972 Clean Water Act
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