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2 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

B.C. mining boom, recent tailings pond bust prompt environmental fears in Alaska

Heather Hardcastle has spent her life fishing for salmon at the mouth of the Taku River, which starts in a remote corner of northwestern British Columbia before dumping into the ocean near her home in Juneau, Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, Juneau, AK, Boat Disaster, Science

3 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

Healey touting casino opposition ahead of debate

Ahead of her next debate with Democratic attorney general candidate Warren Tolman, former state prosecutor Maura Healey plans to visit with anti-casino activists in West Springfield to highlight one of the key differences between the primary foes.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, West Springfield, MA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science

7 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Fish sightings in Stour Brook two weeks after sewage pollution wipes out thousands

A spokeswoman for the Environment Agency has confirmed that the water quality returned to normal "fairly quickly" after a problem at the Anglian Water Recycling Centre in Haverhill around August 5. This led to sewage entering the brook.

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Related Topix: Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Vail Daily News

Water in the West: Will Front Range growth trump river health?

Dominique Taylor/Dominique Taylor Photography John Collins from Denver gets a bite while fly fishing on the Eagle River in Edwards.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Edwards, CO, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Southland Times

No more rules please, say farmers

They want Environment Southland to establish best-practice guidelines around hill and high country development instead of enforcing rules on them.

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Related Topix: Science

Examiner.com

PCBs consumer products: Despite ban, dangerous chemicals still in items

Additional testing has revealed several more areas at Wethersfield High School with elevated PCBs, but no air or surface contamination.

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

Outlook

Centre Sets Three-Year Target to Rejuvenate Ganga

With the Narendra Modi Government according top priority to cleaning River Ganga, the Centre has set a target of three years to rejuvenate the polluted holy river.

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Related Topix: Science

Forbes.com

Declining Relative Humidity Is Defying Global Warming Models

I am senior fellow for environment policy at the Heartland Institute and managing editor of Environment & Climate News.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Activism, Dartmouth College, Syracuse University

Science Daily

Neither too hot nor too cold: Evolution of marine crocodilians constrained by ocean temperatures

The ancestors of today's crocodiles colonized the seas during warm phases and became extinct during cold phases, according to a new Anglo-French study which establishes a link between marine crocodilian diversity and the evolution of sea temperature over a period of more than 140 million years.

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Related Topix: France, World News,

Philly.com

Judge dismisses pollution suit targeting Moorestown plant

A federal judge in Camden has dismissed a lawsuit in which two Moorestown couples alleged that their families were exposed to health risks and a loss of property value because of underground contamination caused by a toxic chemical spill at a plant now owned by Lockheed Martin.

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Related Topix: Science, Moorestown, NJ, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Water Online

Water Environment Federation Releases Three New Publications

The Water Environment Federation announces an important addition to its diverse resource library with the release of three new publications.

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Related Topix: Science, Weather

Palm Beach Post

Catching heat on environmental record, Scott listens on global warming

Gov. Rick Scott sought Tuesday to cool some of the rising political heat he is drawing for downplaying the impact of climate change by meeting with a handful of Florida environmental scientists at his Capitol office.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Science, Eckerd College, Charlie Crist

The New Zealand Herald

Mega Aussie solar project falls on global warming doubts

Komekurayama Solar Power Plant is a 10-megawatt photovoltaic power station in Japan.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Australia, Oceania, World News, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Baltimore Sun

UM study warns of health impacts from fracking

A University of Maryland study warns that without adequate safeguards, drilling for natural gas using hydraulic fracturing could harm the health of residents, workers and communities in Western Maryland.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Science, Garrett County, MD, Allegany County, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Triple Pundit

China, The Nature Conservancy Work to Curb Pollution

China produces the most greenhouse gases in the world. But the country, in conjunction with the Nature Conservancy , is working to curb the causes and effects of climate change .

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Related Topix: Science, Nature Conservancy, Charitable Organizations

This is Wiltshire

Agency steps in to move Averies filth

THOUSANDS of tonnes of unburned rubbish has started to be forcibly taken from the site of the ongoing blaze at Averies Recycling.

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Related Topix: Science, Fire

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Babies deemed 'threat to the environment' by population control freaks

Oddly enough, it is a study that was published in the Journal of Medical Ethics .

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Philippines Today

Environment authorities seize 78 live, 2 dead green sea turtles in Palawan

Environment cops in the northern Palawan town of Dumaran confiscated Sunday evening two dead and 78 live critically endangered species of green sea turtles from two abandoned fishing boats.

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Related Topix: Science

Gazetteherald.co.uk

Experts work to save North Yorks mussels

CONSERVATIONISTS are working in a remote North Yorkshire river to preserve a rare and endangered species of fresh water pearl mussel.

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ComputerWorld

Baidu partners with U.N. to tackle e-waste in China

Chinese search engine Baidu and the United Nations Development Program are hoping to streamline the recycling of e-waste in China with a new app that can help users easily sell their old electronics for cash.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baidu, World News, China, Asia, Internet, Science / Technology, Science

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