User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Oct 15 2018 22:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bryan Adams concert photograph shows off Delhi pollution 15.10.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
The Canadian singer-songwriter shares an image of his "ghost" cast over an Indian concert crowd.
Minnesota voter guide: Where the U.S. Senate candidates stand on the issues 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Incumbent Sen. Amy Klobuchar is running for re-election against state Rep. Jim Newberger, the Republican-endorsed candidate, Green Party candidate Paula Overby and Dennis Schuller of the Legal Marijuana Now Party. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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Six climate questions for 'Green GB' 12.10.2018 BBC: Science
Cars, planes, heating, fracking and food will come under scrutiny as the UK bids to keep climate change to 1.5C.
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'Flexitarian' diets key to feeding people in a warming world 11.10.2018 BBC: Science
Eating more plant-based foods, ending waste and improving farming are vital for the future, say scientists
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As ethanol boosters celebrate sales restriction end, skeptics doubt it will help farmers 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Despite claims by President Trump and the ethanol industry that year-round E15 will help the industry and farmers, others say sales are so small it will make little difference.
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Why are menstrual cups becoming more popular? 4.10.2018 BBC: Business
As menstrual cups and 'period-proof' pants are more in demand, BBC News looks at the reasons why.
Dire outlook 27.9.2018 BBC: Science
Chemical pollution threatens the long-term viability of the most exposed orca groups.
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Minneapolis community funds focus on lead poisoning, asthma 26.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
A gathering Thursday in Minneapolis seeks ideas on how to spend $600,000 for outreach and helping at-risk families get help.
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Mississippi River leaders want to cut their plastic waste 20 percent by 2020 20.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
This week, the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative announced an initiative to cut plastic waste along the river by 20 percent by 2020.
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Swollen rivers near record levels as Florence looms 17.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence, officials plan to airlift food and water to a city of nearly 120,000 people as rescuers elsewhere pull inland residents from homes threatened by swollen rivers.
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Art Hounds: Watery reflections in Lanesboro photography show 6.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus, jazzy Celtic music and a one-day art exhibition on the shore of Lake Hiawatha.
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Record number of comments delay decision on proposed Fillmore County hog farm 6.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The state agency charged with deciding whether to give a proposed 5,000-head sow farm extra environmental scrutiny is postponing its decision after receiving a record 771 comment letters.
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Trump's pollution rules rollback to hit coal country hard 3.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Donald Trump picked West Virginia as the place to announce he'd roll back pollution rules for coal-fired power plants. But he didn't mention that coal country would be hit the hardest by the health impacts.
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Plastic bags: Charge set to rise to 10p and be extended to all shops 30.8.2018 BBC: Business
All shops in England would have to implement the charge under proposals announced by the PM.
Ramsey County leaders OK huge development on site of former Twin Cities ammo plant 29.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Ramsey County Board has given the green light to Rice Creek Commons -- a mix of homes and businesses planned for the site of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant.
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Four things that need to happen before PolyMet mine's future can be written 29.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The PolyMet proposal -- and the prospect of a new copper-nickel mining industry amongst the forests and lakes of northeast Minnesota -- is the most divisive environmental issue the state has faced in decades.
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In Minn., Gulf shrimpers meet farmers trying to save their catch 28.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Two shrimp fishermen from the Gulf Coast traveled to Minnesota last weekend to spread the word about how the dead zone of the Mississippi River is affecting their livelihood.
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Air pollution exposure harms cognitive performance, study finds 28.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
The researchers tested more than 25,000 people multiple times, matching the results with pollution data from the time of each test. Older adults were most affected by air quality.
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Trump emissions plan could dirty Minnesota's air, but energy transition continues 22.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Trump administration's plan to allow states to regulate their own carbon emissions isn't expected to have much of an effect on Minnesota's energy generation, because a transition away from coal was already in progress.
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The smoke in Redding, Calif. is so thick you can't see the sun most days 21.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Prolonged smoke across the West Coast will affect hundreds of thousands of people living in and around fire-prone areas. Scientists are warning of a lengthening — and worsening — smoke season.
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