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Groundwater tests for PFOS, PFOA started at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Pennsylvania.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
A company hired by the U.S. Department of Defense has started testing groundwater at the base to identify the extent of perfluorinated compound contamination at sites where firefighting foam was used.
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Duke Energy, NC agency disputing fine for coal ash pollution.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
The nation's largest electric company is negotiating with North Carolina's environment agency over a $6.6 million fine to punish Duke Energy for a big spill of liquefied coal ash.
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Commentary: After 525 years, it’s time to actually listen to Native Americans.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
The center of the fight for our planet’s future shifts. But this week it’s on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation straddling the border between North Dakota and South Dakota.
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East Chicago lead pollution 'a potential catastrophe'

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
The EPA estimated in 2012 that 57 percent of 1,271 properties in the residential neighborhood north of the former USS Lead facility needed to be cleaned up for either lead or arsenic.
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Exide cleanup: Lead-contaminated soil to be removed from 2 L.A. schools, district says.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
Amid public outcry, school officials said Monday that they will remove soil with elevated levels of the brain-damaging metal from two elementary schools near the closed Exide Technologies battery recycling plant.
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EPA: North Texas earthquakes likely linked to oil and gas drilling.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
Federal regulators believe “there is a significant possibility” that recent earthquakes in North Texas are linked to oil and gas activity, even if state regulators won’t say so.
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Colombia's Choco: From a tropical paradise to a jungle hell.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
Abysmal healthcare, limited access to clean water, unbridled mining activities and extreme violence caused by the country’s armed conflict and drug trafficking have pushed the “chocoanos” over the limit.
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Camp shines light on solar energy for kids.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
About a dozen kids got an introduction to solar energy in a pilot program held this summer at a church in north Minneapolis where a community solar array will be installed later this year.
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RI fishermen implicate Oz in Montara oil spill.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
Indonesian fishermen from East Nusa Tenggara kicked off their legal battle on Monday at an Australian court, demanding justice for an oil spill in the Montara oil field that has destroyed their livelihoods for the past seven years.
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'Wildly in error': Dodgy coal pollution data fans demand for independent control.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
A pollution monitor near some of the state's biggest coal mines has been found to generate wild data swings - even negative ones - despite receiving preliminary approval from the NSW Environment Protection Authority.
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Senator calls for blood testing in New York contamination case similar to Issaquah's.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
The residents of Newburgh, N.Y., have no idea how long they have been drinking water laced with perfluorooctane sulfonate.
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Murphy hits Rubio on Zika virus during visit to Orlando start-ups.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
U.S. Rep. Murphy, D-Jupiter, said the $1.1 billion Republican funding package to fight Zika, was full of “poison pills” including de-funding health clinics and suspending pesticide restrictions.
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India achieves historical first-ever surplus of power.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
While India makes strides in moving toward a power surplus, pollution is worsening and access to electricity remains a distant promise for millions.
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In Crow Country, a water system brings new life.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
A long-awaited compact, a massive water system and energized youth bring hope for Crow water woes. A Sacred Water story.
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Prenatal exposure to organochlorine chemicals linked to increased odds of autism in children.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
Chemicals used in certain pesticides and as insulating material banned in the 1970s may still be haunting us, according to new research.
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How Zika could change the politics of late-term abortion.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
The virus causes birth defects, a factor that might influence some views on abortion.
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Health official warns Zika could spread across US Gulf.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
Record flooding in Louisiana may promote spread of the virus.
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Study: Global warming means smoggier autumns in US Southeast.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
The drier, warmer autumn weather that's becoming more common due to climate change may extend summer smog well into the fall in the Southeastern U.S. in the years ahead, according to a study published on Monday.
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The native foods we should be eating.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
These often overlooked fruits and veggies are both packed with nutrients and indigenous to the U.S. and Canada.
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Wen Hair Care baldness suit signals need for toxin testing in beauty products.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 19:30
Last week brought news that Wen Hair Care, a celebrity endorsed “sulfate-free” shampoo and conditioner line is preparing a $26.5m settlement after a class action lawsuit over thousands of complaints of hair loss and skin rashes.
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