User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Nov 20 2019 21:37 IST RSS 2.0
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Environmental groups concerned about I-94 project through north Minneapolis 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
North Minneapolis residents and neighborhood groups meet with state lawmakers and transportation officials Wednesday night to voice concerns over a proposed project affecting the Interstate 94 corridor. They fear more traffic on I-94 will mean more pollution for north side residents.
Climate change: China coal surge threatens Paris targets 20.11.2019 BBC: Science
China is adding coal power equivalent to the EU's entire generating capacity.
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Is shopping at Primark really a way to be greener? 20.11.2019 BBC: Business
The High Street chain says shopping in-store harms the environment less than buying online.
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Judge orders search of MPCA computers in PolyMet challenge 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A judge has ordered a forensic search of computers used by three former top officials at the MPCA as part of an investigation into whether they sought to suppress concerns by federal regulators about pollution risks from the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
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Opinion: California has the most polluted national parks in the country. That's unacceptable 17.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

California has nine national parks — the most of any state. It also has the most polluted national parks in the country. We need to change that

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They turn '49 Mercurys and Shelby Cobras into EVs, one Tesla carcass at a time 14.11.2019 LA Times: Business

A growing army of hot rodders is cannibalizing crashed electric cars and turning them into custom vehicles with electric power trains.

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A warmer world is an unhealthier place for children, doctors warn 14.11.2019 LA Times: Science

Children are growing up in a warmer world that will hit them with more and different health problems than their parents experienced, doctors say.

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Who should I vote for? General election 2019 policy guide 13.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Compare where the parties stand on key issues, from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.
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Climate change: Speed limits for ships can have 'massive' benefits 11.11.2019 BBC: Science
Cutting the speed of ships by 20% can benefit health, protect whales and limit warming, say campaigners.
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Pakistan pollution: Teens court fight to save Lahore from toxic air 10.11.2019 BBC: World
Three students launch a bid to tackle Pakistan's government head-on in the fight against pollution.
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This Is What Happened at the First Presidential Environmental Justice Forum 9.11.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Only six candidates turned out for the first ever presidential forum on environmental justice at South Carolina State University on Friday night. Issues such as lead-contaminated water, food deserts, childhood asthma and proximity to polluting chemical plants and industrial […]
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Climate Curious: Is burning wood for heat carbon neutral? 9.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Many Minnesotans still use wood as either a primary or secondary source of heat for their homes. So, what’s the impact on carbon emissions?
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Letters to the Editor: Defeating Trump is the only way to stop climate change 7.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, plus his rollback of coal pollution rules, shows the environmental threat he poses.

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Supreme Court leans toward expanding Clean Water Act to protect oceans from wastewater 7.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

The case from Hawaii has emerged as a major test of the scope of the federal anti-pollution law, even as President Trump's EPA cuts back enforcement.

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State hits Water Gremlin over new hazardous waste violations 6.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The maker of lead-based products has let the chemical TCE and used motor oil leak into soils under its White Bear Township building, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says. Other state regulators shut the plant last week over lead contamination concerns.
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Why is India's pollution much worse than China's? 6.11.2019 BBC: World
You may think China has Asia's worst pollution - but Pakistan, India and Bangladesh are far worse.
Delhi air pollution 'killing our children' 6.11.2019 BBC: World
Smog is causing huge numbers of pneumonia deaths as well as cancer in the young, doctors say.
Bristol clean air diesel ban plan approved 5.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
The city council has agreed to ban privately owned diesel cars from a central zone in the daytime.
Dorset art installation recreates Delhi and London smog 5.11.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Pods allow visitors to experience the air quality in Delhi, London, Beijing, São Paulo and Norway.
“The Cadillac ride of scooters”: Lime’s new fleet features bigger wheels, front wheel suspension 5.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Lime has rolled out Gen 3 in Denver -- a new scooter fleet with bigger wheels, front-wheel suspension similar to a mountain bike and three forms of braking, in addition to other improvements, according to a Monday news release from the transit company.
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