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2 hrs ago | Truthdig

Report Criticizes EPA Oversight of Injection Wells

Federal environment officials have failed to adequately oversee hundreds of thousands of wells used to inject toxic oil and gas drilling waste deep underground, according to a new congressional report .

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

4 hrs ago | Merinews

Pune landslide tragedy: 27 dead, more than 100 still trapped; Aravallis safe, says experts

The death toll has rose to 27 in the landslide tragedy that took place yesterday in Pune's Malin village.

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Related Topix: Landslide, World News, India, Science, Weather,

5 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Shock Report: 'Billionaire's Club' Using Environmentalism to Control Economy

"There aren't a lot of functioning democracies around the world that work this way where you can basically have millionaires and billionaires bankrolling whoever they want, however they want, in some cases undisclosed.

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

9 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

In private meetings with Carlos Slim, others, Jerry Brown encounters...

Gov. Jerry Brown was about to leave Mexico's capital after four days of talks pressing on the environment, and he wasn't sure, broadly speaking, how his diplomacy might add up.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown, Science, Party of the Democratic Revolution (Mexico)

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Solar cooking grows even more popular in Sacramento and around the world

Recently, on July 19, 2104, Sacramento had a solar cooker festival in Land Park.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Stanford University

JD Supra

Capital Thinking: Environment and Natural Resources

This week, the Environmental Protection Agency will hold public hearings in Washington D.C., Atlanta, Denver and Pittsburgh to receive comments on its proposed Clean Power Plan.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, Texas, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Vancouver Sun

Four species added to Alberta's threatened-species list

The trumpeter swan has been removed from Alberta's threatened species list, but four other species have been added due to declining populations.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science

Science Daily

Scientists caution against exploitation of deep ocean

The world's oceans are vast and deep, yet rapidly advancing technology and the quest for extracting resources from previously unreachable depths is beginning to put the deep seas on the cusp of peril, an international team of scientists has warned.

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Related Topix: Oregon State University, Science

Kirkland Reporter

Western Pneumatic Tube Co. of Kirkland receives highest environmental award

Facilities that exceeded wastewater discharge permit requirements in 2013 earned environmental awards from King County's Industrial Waste Program for dedication to business practices that protect regional water quality.

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Related Topix: Kirkland, WA, King County, WA, Science, Bellevue, WA

The Bothell Reporter

One Kenmore, two Bothell businesses receive highest environmental awards

Facilities that exceeded wastewater discharge permit requirements in 2013 earned environmental awards from King County's Industrial Waste Program for dedication to business practices that protect regional water quality.

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Related Topix: Bothell, WA, Kenmore, WA, King County, WA, Science, Bellevue, WA

Bangkok Post

Thai Airways bans shark fin cargo

"We have implemented an official policy to not ship any shark fin products," Phoonsak Chumchuay, the managing director of Thai Airways' cargo division, told dpa Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Science, Social Software

Tri-cityherald.com

Explo to plead guilty in September

Webster Parish District Attorney Schuyler Marvin tells The Times the plea was scheduled to have been entered Tuesday but was postponed because of pending action in federal court with the company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

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Related Topix: Minden, LA, Economics News, Bankruptcy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science

Silicon Alley Insider

This Stunning Peruvian Carbon Map Could Change The Way We Fight Climate Change

Stanford University scientists have produced the first-ever high-resolution carbon geography of Peru, a country whose tropical forests are among the world's most vital in terms of mitigating the global impact of climate change.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Science, Global Warming

Romsey Advertiser

Watercress beds in Itchen Stoke going uncultivated for fear of pollution charges

THE threat of swingeing new charges looks set to kill off one of the most historic watercress beds in Hampshire.

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Related Topix: Science, United Kingdom,

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Corbett, coal interests rally before EPA hearing in Pittsburgh

Gov. Tom Corbett was expected to address a rally of coal industry and mining supporters opposing stricter Environmental Protection Agency regulations being proposed to regulate pollution from coal-burning power plants.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Science

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

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