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3 hrs ago | Yorkshire Evening Post

Pollution fees for Leeds drivers is ruled out by council bosses

London is looking to introduce the A 11.50 daily fee in 2020 in a bid to tackle pollution, and 15 other UK cities are said to be discussing the proposals.

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Related Topix: Science, West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

News24

.com | Great apes face extinction - Goodall

Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Science

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Climate change could cost billions, according to White House

According to President Barack Obama, " Climate change is no longer a distant threat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Weather, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Bellingham Herald

Florida wants federal help to combat climate change

Kristin Jacobs, a Democrat, is also a member of President Barack Obama's task force on climate change, which recently offered a range of steps federal officials could take to reduce carbon pollution and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Energy

Connecticut Post

Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

In this June 2, 2014 file photo, a hill of coal is seen at the North Omaha Station, a coal-burning power station, in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Omaha, NE, Science, Global Warming, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

Mayfly swarm - or a oebug derechoa signals cleaner environment

The millions of mayflies that lit up the La Crosse, Wisc., weather radar on July 20 are a sign that the water of the Mississippi River is markedly cleaner than just a few decades ago.

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Related Topix: Science, La Crosse, WI, Business News

China Daily

Artists advocate for environmental protection

Twenty-six young artists from the US and China showcased their original artwork on the importance of protecting the planet as part of an exhibit held at the United Nations in New York on Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Science, Photography, Arts, Manhasset, NY

Fox News

Poll shows power of message on global warming

In this June 2, 2014 file photo, a hill of coal is seen at the North Omaha Station, a coal-burning power station, in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Trigger, US News, Environmental Law, Law

India.com

Interests of religious group cana t supersede that of public:High Court

New Delhi, Jul 29 : The Delhi High Court has ruled that the religious interests of a community cannot be allowed to supersede the interests of public at large.

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Related Topix: Science

This is The West Country

Burnham bathing water action plan announced

COMMUNITY leaders say a major action plan will improve the future of Burnham's bathing water quality and reduce the impact of tough new regulations.

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The Independent

Luxury cruise line accused of offering 'environmental disaster...

Cruise passengers will pay upwards of A 12,000 to see polar bears and humpback whales in their natural habitat - before it disappears Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Crystal Cruises, Cruise Lines, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Science, Travel

Mother Jones

Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides

A while back, I wrote about how the US Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting a slow-motion reassessment of a widely used class of insecticides, even as evidence mounts that it's harming key ecosystem players from pollinating bees to birds.

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Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Apiculture, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Agriculture

Food Technology

Researchers develop new system to test for mercury in water

A new ultra-sensitive, low-cost and portable system for detecting mercury in environmental water has been developed by researchers in Adelaide.

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Related Topix: Science, Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Oakland, EBMUD reach deal with feds over bay pollution

The city of Oakland, the East Bay Municipal Utility District and six other East Bay cities have reached an agreement with federal environmental regulators to prevent sewage overflows and spills into the San Francisco Bay, officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

The Heartland Institute

UN and its Auspices Bear Responsibility for Global Warming Hysteria

President Obama has made 2014 his "year of action" and plans to use his executive authority to implement various actions of his agenda that are too divisive for Congress to consider.

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Related Topix: Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown signs environment pact with Mexico

MEXICO CITY – Gov. Jerry Brown, calling for "heroic efforts" to combat climate change, agreed with Mexican officials Monday to work together on policies to address air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Science, World News, Mexico, California

Science Daily

New species of mayfly discovered in India

Scientists have discovered a new species of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range along the west coast of India.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Newrydemocrat.com

Dead fish numbers 'expected to rise' thumbnail

OFFICIALS investigating a huge fish kill in Bessbrook River fear that the number of dead fish could rise.

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Related Topix: Armagh County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Science

Tri-cityherald.com

Like or don't like EPA's power-plant rule? Now's your turn to tell them why

In a conference call with reporters Monday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy – who testified before Congress on the rule last week – said that the hearings will give citizens a key opportunity to give their two cents on the proposal, which has generated strong pushback from the power industry and Republicans in Congress.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science

McClatchy

A tale of two carbon taxes

Australia has repealed its carbon tax, leaving climate advocates in the U.S. and abroad feeling disheartened.

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Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Global Warming

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