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  1. First Glenn McGrath's lion-hunting trophies spark controversy: now lion shooting is in the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canberra Times

    ... threats over a similar excursion. Now the issue of lion shooting is in the spotlight with Mr Borsak telling environment minister Greg Hunt that figures used to support a proposed ban on importation of hunting trophies into Australia had been subject ...

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  2. As Oregon considers extending clean-fuel standard, environmentalists are dividedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OregonLive.com

    ... at this point." Dick Pederson, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality director, testifies before the House environment committee Tuesday in support of Senate Bill 324. The bill would extend the state's clean fuels program. The World Resources ...

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  3. Has a Global Tobacco Treaty Made a Difference?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Atlantic

    ... director-general, with vast political and diplomatic experience, including chairing the UN World Commission on Environment and Development . Her commitment was instrumental to the FCTC's successful negotiation. Second, tobacco politics shifted as ...

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  4. Health study urged in area of Keystone Sanitary LandfillRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    ... leader. "I am concerned that the chemicals that are brought into the landfill have a negative impact on our environment and consequently our health. Maybe a healthy study will shed some light on this issue." Between 2007 and 2011, Lackawanna County ...

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  5. Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz Makes Case for Low Total Cost of Sale for Bots at ProMat 2015Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... that has helped the manufacturing sector increase productivity multi-fold and work in a clean pollution-free environment. With more than 100 AGVs installed and commissioned in the last three years for manufacturing applications for Engine Assembly, ...

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  6. An Absolute Start for Plant for the Planet's 1000 Trees planting by UAE StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... will join the planting events. Simran's mission is to create networks for children and youth to talk about the environment, and gain a clear understanding of environmental issues today. She is particularly interested in the issue of landfills. ...

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  7. Level of pollutants accumulated in the body linked to obesity levelsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Science Daily

    ... of Granada (Spain). The substances analysed, known as persistent organic pollutants (POPs), can remain in the environment for years, even decades, without degrading. "Humans are exposed to POPs mainly through diet. Besides, POPs accumulate gradually ...

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  8. Modi Commits to Clean Environment by Doubling India's Coal TaxRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Mishra, a senior director at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt. in Mumbai. "We have to take care of the environment, and at the same time use fossil fuel to make sure we have energy at a reasonable cost for our growth. It's not an either or ...

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  9. Immorality of ceding the high ground to coalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... though, one sector stands apart. The coal industry seems determined to fight for profits at the expense of the environment. It is furiously attempting to capture the moral high ground by claiming that coal is essential to ending energy poverty. Coal ...

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  10. Cancer expert: State regulators should examine air quality near Keystone landfillRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    ... leader. "I am concerned that the chemicals that are brought into the landfill have a negative impact on our environment and consequently our health. Maybe a healthy study will shed some light on this issue." Between 2007 and 2011, Lackawanna County ...

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  11. Anti-anti-anti-scienceRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | John Quiggin

    ... to fact. is contrary to the tremendous stake that the public has in keeping its vaccine science communication environment free of reason-effacing forms of pollution. Despite the phrase "contrary to fact", Kahan doesn't, as far as I can see, refute ...

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  12. Star Cleaning Services Offers Professional Cleaning Services...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... include things like hazardous waste, potential chemical spills, or other things that create a dangerous work environment, special care may be necessary. Star Cleaning Services does offer a few unique services that many other, similar cleaning ...

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  13. Cities should be systematized to deal with climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Central Chronicle

    ... envisages affordable houses to all citizens, specially the poor, better public transport, power-water and clean environment. He asked local bodies also to pay attention to preservation of water sources in cities. Mayor Shri Alok Sharma said that ...

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  14. The Delusional and Disastrous Triple Point of White House ClimatologyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | American Thinker

    ... bureaucratic betters. It turns out, as the real-world climate is demonstrating, that human changes to the global environment are, in the long run, over the long term, inconsequential. Some changes are better, some worse, but overall the changes, ...

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  15. Will Agenda 21 Continue to go Forward Despite Proven Deception?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    ... CO2 emissions but global temperatures fell for four decades after 1940. James Taylor , senior fellow for environment policy at the Heartland Institute and managing editor of Environment & Climate News , disputes the 10 assertions assembled by the ...

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  16. EarthTalkARead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Bradenton Times

    ... materials in electronics, such as lead, nickel, cadmium and mercury, could pose risks to human health or the environment, the EPA "strongly supports" keeping used electronics out of landfills. "Recycling electronic equipment isn't quite as easy as ...

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  17. S.C. city boasts first battery-operated bus fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | USA Today

    S.C. city boasts first battery-operated bus fleet The city of Seneca is celebrating its silent system that's kind to the environment. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1AjRCK7 SENECA, S.C. - There are cities with more electric buses, but Seneca, according to the founder of Greenville-based bus manufacturer Proterra, now has the world's first all-electric municipal bus fleet.

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  18. EPA sued over shrinking monarch butterfly populationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... Agency (EPA) to ensure that the pesticides it approves will not cause " unreasonable adverse effects on the environment, including wildlife. " The suit alleges the agency never considered glyphosate's impacts on monarchs. A year ago, the NRDC and ...

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  19. Water safe to drinkRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newsday

    ENVIRONMENT and Water Resources Minister Ganga Singh yesterday gave the assurance that even while investigations continue to determine the source of the pollutant which entered the Caroni River earlier this week, 'acceptable water quality has been re-established at the Caroni Water Treatment Plant and the water is safe to drink.' He also announced that the Water and Sewerage Authority has been mandated to develop a comprehensive Water Safety Strategy, including a Water Safety Plan .

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  20. Community group opposes fracking in TasmaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    ... Lock the Gate, it is pushing for a permanent ban on coal seam gas in Tasmania. Rohan Church from Doctors for the Environment told the 35 people at the meeting that his organisation was very concerned about the lack of evidence that the chemicals ...

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