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Army Corps delays key Everglades restoration project.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:30
Federal officials on Tuesday potentially derailed a nearly $2 billion plan intended to help the Everglades and curb coastal water pollution.
Categories: Ecological News

Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:30
A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries.
Categories: Ecological News

Black lung disease spurs new coal-mine rules.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:30
Federal officials announced tougher rules Wednesday — the most significant changes to dust-control practices in mines since the 1969 Coal Mine Health and Safety Act, which initiated modern health-and-safety requirements in mines nationwide.
Categories: Ecological News

A toxic legacy.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:30
Illegal dumping of toxic waste in the Italian Campania has been blamed for high rates of ill health in the region. The suspected link needs to be investigated using the most modern methods.
Categories: Ecological News

Haiti in the shadow of cholera.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:30
At current rates, officials expect 45,000 people to contract cholera this year. In what other country would such a vast and preventable tragedy be tolerated, with little more than wrung hands, empty promises and underfinanced plans?
Categories: Ecological News

Keystone XL’s continued delay is absurd.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:30
The president should end this national psychodrama now, bow to reason, approve the pipeline and go do something more productive for the climate.
Categories: Ecological News

Dangerous fracking waste needs to be kept out of Connecticut.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:30
Connecticut is not a dumping ground. Those were the words of Dr. Shirley McCarthy, a professor at the Yale School of Medicine, as she spoke to the General Assembly’s Environment Committee of her concerns about fracking waste and oil spills.
Categories: Ecological News

Keystone delay: Politics at play or regulatory clog?

Environmental Health News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:30
In many ways, the decision to delay the Keystone application is the best possible outcome in a tough political environment. For the Obama administration, making an up-or-down decision before November invites trouble.
Categories: Ecological News

Safety agency’s findings don’t address replacement for fertilizer that devastated West, Texas.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:30
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board didn’t delve into one touchy subject in its findings from its West explosion investigation: Should the agriculture industry replace pure ammonium nitrate?
Categories: Ecological News

The Koch brothers’ extra baggage.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 19:30
The Kochs don’t spend money on campaigns designed to kill oil and gas drilling depreciation allowances. Instead they are spending it to kill one of the most promising forms of alternative energy: solar. It is this anti-solar campaign that may awaken part of the Republican coalition to turn against them.
Categories: Ecological News

Should we cull our badgers to save our hedgehogs?

The Ecologist Magazine - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:38
New scientific research shows that culling badgers can increase local hedgehog numbers. As UK hedgehog populations continue to decline, Hugh Warwick asks - are badgers to blame? Or does the real problem lie elsewhere?
Categories: Ecological News
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