User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Sep 20 2019 23:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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California sues Trump over revoking state's authority to set car emissions standards 20.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

California's unique authority to set its own tailpipe emissions standards has made the state an environmental leader and irked the Trump administration.

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Drillminister's new song Choke highlights air pollution 20.9.2019 BBC: Science
Speaking on BBC Victoria Derbyshire Drillminister called for the government to act faster with air pollution.
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Delhi pollution: Is air quality in the Indian capital now improving? 20.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Delhi's chief minister says there's less harmful air pollution - is he right?
Cut air pollution to fight climate change - UN 20.9.2019 BBC: Science
The global effort to tackle emissions will be debated at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York.
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Opinion: Trump's bad faith auto emissions mandate is another example of presidential power run amok 19.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump is showing Congress the downside of granting discretion to the executive branch.

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Opinion: Can you hear the chant from the Oval Office? 'Make America Polluted Again' 18.9.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Trump's attack on California's authority to set air pollution rules would mean we'll see fewer clean cars.

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Opinion: Why is Trump so desperate to make California's air more polluted? 18.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's move to rescind California's legal ability to set its own, higher motor vehicle emissions is designed to #MakeAmericaGaspAgain.

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Trump plans to revoke key California environmental power after getting spurned over auto deal 18.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Trump's Environmental Protection Agency plans to revoke a waiver that has empowered California to set tougher car pollution standards than those required by the federal government — putting the state and the EPA on the path to years of fighting in the courts

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Air pollution gets closer to a fetus than scientists had realized, study suggests 17.9.2019 LA Times: Health

Black carbon particles have been found on the fetal side of the placenta of women exposed to air pollution during pregnancy, according to a study of 28 women.

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Soot pollution particles 'cross the placenta' 17.9.2019 BBC: Health
Particles of black carbon pollution can cross to the foetal side of the placenta, a study has found.
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Estate agents urged to tell buyers about air pollution 17.9.2019 BBC: Business
The industry trade body says providing this information should now be standard practice.
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China gripped after sighting of its own 'Loch Ness Monster' 17.9.2019 BBC: World
Is the creature in the Yangtze a monster, a snake - or something less animated altogether?
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Families fight against toxic dust from Italy's Ilva steelworks 17.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
A steel plant in Taranto moves to tackle pollution, but locals say it is too little, too late.
We Know There’s Lots of Plastic in the Ocean. Why Can’t We Find It? 16.9.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Wired and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Humans unleash mountains of plastic into the sea each year, and that rate is only accelerating as plastic production grows around the world. The confounding bit is that scientists know little about where all that plastic is ending up—in gyres like the […]
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Climate change: Germany's conservatives mull doubling air travel tax 16.9.2019 BBC: Business
Only domestic flights will be affected, say the Christian Democrats, who govern in a coalition.
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California lawmakers fail to act on recycling bills to phase out single-use plastics 14.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Legislative clock runs out on two California bills seeking to phase out single-use plastic containers and ease the state's recycling crisis.

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Editorial: If California demands an end to plastic waste, the world's manufacturers will listen. So do it already 13.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Will California show the nation how to take on the enormous problem of single-use plastic or will it chicken out under threats from an industry that's happy to continue to fill the world with old water bottles, plastic food wrappers and countless other pieces of disposable plastic?

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Trump administration drops Obama-era water protection rule 13.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights.
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EPA makes rollback of clean water rules official, repealing 2015 protections 13.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The change ends an "egregious power grab," Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler says.
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Today’s Special: Grilled Salmon Laced With Plastic 12.9.2019 Mother Jones
Nearly 50 years ago, scientists studying the North Atlantic Ocean started noticing that tiny fragments of plastic were turning up in their plankton and seaweed samples. The microparticles, they found, absorbed toxic chemicals and were then eaten by flounder, perch, and other fish. Until recently, though, researchers thought these ingested plastics stayed in a creature’s […]
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