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2 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

Environmental Head McCarthy At National Taiwan University

Thank you for the introduction, Dr. Yang. Thank you to the students, faculty, and staff of National Taiwan University.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, World News, Taiwan

7 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

Nissan Leaf Free Charge Program

Nissan today announced the expansion of its successful "No Charge to Charge" promotion, which will provide two years of no-cost public charging with the purchase or lease of a new Nissan LEAF.

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Marketing, Science

11 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

SWN Resources proposing test wells in New Brunswick, but no fracking for now

The company at the centre of a fracking controversy in New Brunswick said Wednesday it hopes to drill four test wells next year that will help determine the location of shale gas deposits in Queens and Kent counties.

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15 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Environmental Leaders Along With Tourism Council Announce Dates For...

Guests can visit nearby attractions such as the Whale Shark Exhibition and view a display of the winning marine figures made by local high school students.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Science

18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Ten apps for Earth Day

Earth Day may be recognized only once a year, but there are ways to help Mother Earth every day through the use of mobile apps and the recycling of old devices.

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

22 hrs ago | Science Daily

Deforestation could intensify climate change in Congo Basin by half

By 2050, deforestation could cause temperatures in the Congo Basin to increase by 0.7 C. The increase would intensify warming caused by greenhouse gases by half, according to a study by researchers at the University of Leuven, Belgium.

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Related Topix: Science, Global Warming, World News, Belgium

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Reuters

Beijing says one third of its pollution comes from outside the city

About a third of the air pollution in China's smog-hit capital comes from outside the city, official media reported on Wednesday, citing a pollution watchdog.

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Related Topix: China, World News, Science,

GhanaWeb

Chief to sue EPA for environmental degradation

The Paramount Chief of the Western Nzema Traditional Area in the Western Region, Awulae Annor Adjaye, is contemplating a legal action against the Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, over what he describes as the Agency's negligence in dealing with the excessive degradation of the environment particularly due to mining activities in the region.

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

The Miami Herald

US appeals court upholds Obama administration limits on air toxins

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever limits on air toxins, including emissions of mercury, arsenic and acid gases, preserving a far-reaching rule the White House had touted as central to President Barack Obama's environmental agenda.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, US Politics, Barack Obama

Medical Daily

Inequality And The Environment: People Of Color Live In Areas With More Air Pollution

Researchers find that, on average, people of color are exposed to 38 percent higher levels of nitrogen dioxide outdoor air pollution when compared to white people.

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

Vancouver Sun

B.C. exempts ski resorts, sweet natural gas plants from environmental reviews

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Related Topix: Science, Canada

West Hawaii Today

Benzene spill highlights China's latest water pollution woes

On Friday the government of Lanzhou, China, informed its 3.6 million residents that their drinking water would be carcinogenic for the next 24 hours.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Science, China National Petroleum, Energy, Oil & Gas, Opinion

Reuters

China angered by U.S. environment chief's visit to Taiwan

China said on Tuesday it had lodged a protest with the United States over a visit by Washington's environmental protection chief to self-ruled Taiwan this week.

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Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Ma Ying-jeou

Ma'an News Agency

World Bank to provide $13 million for Gaza environmental projects

The World Bank will provide $13 million in grant money for environmental projects in the Gaza Strip, a statement said Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Science, Israel

Sunday Herald

Every Scots beach in guide passes water quality tests

EVERY Scottish beach entered in a prestigious guide has passed its rigorous quality standards for the first time in almost 30 years.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Shetland Islands County, Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

China set to elevate environment over development in new law

Smog-hit China is set to pass a new law that would give Beijing more powers to shut polluting factories and punish officials, and even place protected regions off-limits to industrial development, scholars with knowledge of the situation said.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

Cleanup plan for Niagara River costs $380 million

The Buffalo Sewer Authority will spend $380 million over the next 20 years to reduce the amount of untreated sewage and stormwater runoff flowing into the Niagara River, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday.

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

Albany Times Union

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

In this file photo taken, Feb. 6, 2012, and released by The Cambodian Center for Human Rights , Cambodian environmental activist Chut Wutty, left, stands next to a log in a jungle in Kampong Thom province north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Related Topix: Activism, World News, Cambodia, Science, Philippines

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

In this file photo taken, Feb. 6, 2012, and released by The Cambodian Center for Human Rights , Cambodian environmental activist Chut Wutty, left, stands next to a log in a jungle in Kampong Thom province north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Related Topix: Activism, World News, Cambodia, Science, Philippines

Newsday

Nitrogen removal improves at LI plants, environmental group says

Long Island sewage plants got a top grade for removing nitrogen that negatively affects Long Island Sound.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Christopher Murphy, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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