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Man says he thought dogs were wolves

Police Dogs shot after attacking man s pigs


Native America before European Colonization

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1. 9 things that make air pollution bearable

Artist Chiu Chih poposes a natural oxygen backpack.

2. Dilemma for Delaware beaches’ renowned water quality

  4. Why does Europe hate genetically modified food?

With new European Union rules that now seek to clear up years of internal deadlock

that could, in theory, lead to widespread cultivation of GM foods, is Europe about to

change its mind?

GMO HATE. People protests against the authorization of genetically modified (GM) maize with signs and banners reading 'Stop GMO Maize 1507 ', 'Only a NO can protect us' and 'No to GMO Maize 1507' in front of the Federal Chancellor's Office in Berlin, Germany, 05 February 2014. Joerg Carstensen/EPA

  5. Sauget Superfund cleanup draws in nearly 250 companies

Resource Recovery Group superfund site in Sauget

6. UK NEWS: Diesel fumes choke Tox-ford Street

7. Great Lakes welcome rising water levels

Great Lakes are rising, and the tourism and shipping industries are celebrating

8. Billionaire Koch brothers are big oil players in Alberta

The ultra-right U.S. Koch brothers, little-known to Canadians, are major players in Alberta’s

oil patch, where they control at least 1.1 million acres.

9. Movement targets fossil fuel divestiture

Religious and liberal groups see environment as a ‘moral issue’

10. California rice farmers could get pollution credit

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14 sheep escaped through fence to get away from coyote


State removes horses from Bert Southwick’s farm in Northfield

State removes horses from Bert Southwick’s farm in Northfield


1. Dengue cases quintupled in one decade in Latin America

2. Obama lends support to EPA’s upcoming power plant rule

3. Lung-cancer risks sky high for smokers exposed to carcinogens

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4. Environmentalists warn fire retardant may have toxic consequences

At least 141,000 gallons of fire retardant dropped

5. Exposure to smoke in cars may worsen asthma: study

6. $2 Billion Plan to Restore Everglades Stuck in Congressional Limbo

The plan aims to reverse much of the 20th-century draining of the Everglades.

The furthest point south on the mainland of Everglades National Park, Eco Pond early in the morning on the way to Flamingo.

7. Emissions:

Regulations 101 — a primer on EPA’s upcoming power plant rule

Top 10 CO2-emitting power plants in the U.S.
Power Plant Annual CO2 emissions (Mt)
Plant Scherer
Juliette, Ga.
21,809,922
James H. Miller Jr. Electric Generating Plant
Quinton, Ala.
18,552,161
Rockport Generating Station
Rockport, Ind.
17,890,085
Gibson Generating Station
Owensville, Ind.
16,900,459
General James M. Gavin Power Plant
Cheshire, Ohio
16,634,356
Bruce Mansfield Power Plant
Shippingport, Pa.
16,271,444
Martin Lake Power Plant
Tatum, Texas
15,548,912
Navajo Generating Station
Page, Ariz.
15,474,761
Monroe Power Plant
Monroe, Mich.
15,212,909
Paradise Fossil Plant
Drakesboro, Ky.
14,932,742
Source: ClimateWire

  8. Hazardous level of trace metals in Hong Kong’s air as scientists warn of health crisis

 Scientists warn of potential public health crisis, with Chinese breathing in up to 20 times the amount of dangerous particles found in the US
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9. Light bedrooms ‘link to obesity’

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10. Obama’s Dirty, Coal-Loving PastThe coal industry says Obama’s new energy rules are the product of his lifelong enmity. His record says otherwise.

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11. One Key Question on Obama’s Push Against Climate Change: Will It Matter?

Many expectations—and many unknowns—surround new carbon standards due Monday.

The Black Thunder min, one of the world's largest, covers 75 square miles of public and private land. Trucks the size of houses haul more than 90 million tons of coal a year to trains, which carry most of it to eastern power plants.

12. Small Farmers’ Loss of Land Increases World Hunger

Small farmers - like Ndomi Magareth, planting beans here on her land in Cameroon - “are losing land at a tremendous rate. It’s a land reform movement in reverse,” says GRAIN’s Henk Hobbelink. Credit: Monde Kingsley Nfor/IPS

13. FDA taking another look at mercury in seafood

FDA taking another look at mercury in seafood

14. Pesticide maker agrees to phase out controversial poison

15. Obama Says Climate Change Growing Threat to Health

 


1. Flame retardant in old couches, carpets poses health risk to kids’ IQs

2. Lung illnesses more likely near Logan Airport

Study doesn’t find higher rates of heart disease, hearing loss

Winthrop, a town under a flight path to Logan Airport, is one of 17 communities cited in a Health Department report.

3. Planes’ exhaust could be harming communities up to 10 miles from LAX

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4. Global health: Deadly dinners

Polluting biomass stoves, used by one-third of the global population, take a terrible toll. But efforts to clean them up are failing.

5. Rejected Pa. drilling waste brought to W.Va.

6. Texas oil and gas regulator says it can’t link water contamination to gas drilling

7. And The Biggest Power Polluter Is: American Electric Power Company

8. Corporate stranglehold of farmland a risk to world food security, study says

Small farmers are being squeezed out as mega-farms and plantations gobble up their land
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9. How much is going clean costing China?

Chinese tourists wear face masks while walking past the Forbidden City in February 2014 as heavy air pollution shrouded Beijing.

10. Toxins in the environment may accelerate aging, study finds

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