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1. More than 600 reported chemical exposure in Iraq, Pentagon acknowledges.

2. Pesticide levels on food unknown due to poor government testing.

3. What’s the environmental impact of modern war?

Environmental impact of modern war

4. The San Jacinto River waste pits unleashed toxics into the river and, residents say, their bodies.

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5. Puget Sound eagles show high levels of banned toxic compound.

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6. The Amish: Makers of jam, fine cabinetry, and polluted rivers.

7. Freight train carrying diesel plunges into river in Quebec.

8. Environmental, public health groups sue FDA over feed additive.

9. Where do fracking fluids go? Scientists create the first detector.

Where Do Fracking Fluids Go? Scientists Create the First Detector

10. Under blue skies, Beijing rolls out red carpet for Obama, Putin.

11. OK given to restart nuclear plant in Japan.

12. Ivory Coast tackling its toxic mobile waste problem.

Waste and pollution in water

13. Future of Great Barrier Reef divides scientists.

14. Freedom says deal with DEP could ease chemical cleanup.

15. North Carolina orders Duke to redo coal ash monitoring plans.

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16. Latin America’s water woes blamed on politics and poor infrastructure.

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17. Canada’s Potash to spend over $53 mln in US Clean Air Act case.

18. Exide ordered to clean up homes tainted by battery plant.

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Rui Chenggang was taken away just before his scheduled nightly newscast on Friday

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MICHEL EULER/AP Rui Chenggang, the top business journalist at China’s state broadcaster, was taken away by prosecutors, abruptly absent from the live cast of a nightly business news program.

1. Nature’s Dying Migrant Worker

2. Plagued by diseases, aging fliers find VA unwilling to help

They didn’t drop Agent Orange, but they flew those contaminated planes on hundreds of domestic missions.

At left, a plane dropping Agent Orange over Vietnam. Richard Matte flew such planes on domestic missions and believes he was exposed to the deadly herbicide.

3. Creeping Up on Unsuspecting Shores: The Great Lakes, in a Welcomed Turnaround

4. Could the ‘healthy’ part of red wine be dangerous for unborn babies?

The 'healthy' compound in red wine may damage the pancreas of an unborn child, say researchers

5. Polluted city air stunts babies’ lungs in womb

Children born in areas of high air pollution have smaller heads – and grow up with reduced lung function, say scientists

6. Concern over banned antibiotic superbug found in Australian chicken meat

The strong antibiotics have never been approved for such uses in Australia.

7. Framingham residents press for closer look at cancer patterns

8. LANL faces penalties in cleanup delays

9. Chinese drones keep eye on polluters

10. Hot Zone

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1. Developers file $37 million federal suit over Fort Detrick contamination

Say high TCE levels in groundwater have thwarted residential development

2. Evolution in the Age of Mass Extinction

3. China’s generation green: waste, food safety, pollution & the China dream.

4. Delhi not alone, 25 other Indian cities have higher air pollution levels than Beijing: WHO

According to WHO, Dehradun, Pune and Jammu are just as polluted as Delhi. (IE photo: Praveen Khanna)

5. Researchers: No Fukushima radiation found in West Coast kelp

6. $20 Million Fight Threatened Over Pig Smell on Farm

Image: Hogs are raised on the farm on April 28, 2009 in Elma, Iowa

7. ‘Missing’ mud in Hudson River holds climate change clue

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8. From Wal-Mart to the White House, Obama talks up expansion of solar power

9. California drought: El Niño probability raised to 78 percent for next winter

10. Billionaire activist Tom Steyer carries a $100 million sledgehammer into the battle over climate change

Photo - Tom Steyer, the former manager of a San Francisco hedge fund, has pledged $50 million of his own money, and to raise a matching amount, for November's Congressional and state elections through his NextGen Climate Action PAC to address what he calls "the generational challenge." (Bloomberg Images)

11. Funeral parlours contaminate drinking water

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