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Fast food burgers, fries, and pizza may leave you full of phthalates

ehn.org
ehn.org
As Americans devour a fast-food burger in the car or gobble up a chicken burrito in front of the TV, some may bite into phthalates, according to ...
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Nature for all: Connecting communities of color with the outdoors

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ehn.org
It's hot and disgustingly humid at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington, North Carolina, and I've been up since 4 A.M., yet I can't wipe ...
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The people of the people’s trail

appalachiantrail.org
appalachiantrail.org
I was a typical urban boy in Milwaukee and a rabid sports fan in the 1960s. The most significant eagles to me played football in Philadelphia.
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Jersey City brings vertical farms to public housing

bloomberg.com
bloomberg.com
Jersey City is trying a new approach to bring healthier eating to low-income communities: on-site indoor farms. 
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At McKinsey, widespread furor over work with planet's biggest polluters

nytimes.com
nytimes.com
A letter signed by more than 1,100 employees has called for change at the consulting firm, which has advised at least 43 of the 100 most environm...
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Why is the coal industry making more money than ever before?

abc.net.au
abc.net.au
As the world tries to lower emissions the price of coal has hit unprecedented heights. But will it last?
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Joe Manchin’s deep corporate ties

newyorker.com
newyorker.com
An underexamined aspect of Manchin’s pro-business positions in the Senate is his early membership in the American Legislative Exchange Coun...
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British Columbia faces Indigenous consent challenge to mining law in Supreme Court

thenarwhal.ca
thenarwhal.ca
A Supreme Court challenge by the northwest B.C. First Nation could set legal precedent on how the province must take into account the United Nati...
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Why India can't live without coal despite its negative environmental effects

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www.cbc.ca
India is not yet ready to leave coal behind, a critical energy source that provides more than 70 percent of the developing country's power a...
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Air advocates have targeted a Neville Island metal recycler for years. Now, the feds have stepped in

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wesa.fm
Air quality advocates have been working for several years to get regulators to take action to stop a scrap metal recycler on Neville Island from ...
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Plastic's toxic reach in Louisiana

ehn.org
ehn.org
Communities throughout St. James, St. John the Baptist, and Louisiana's other "River Parishes"—those located along the Missi...
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The resurgence of waffle gardens is helping Indigenous farmers grow food with less water

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civileats.com
In the face of climate change and persistent droughts, a growing number of people from Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico and elsewhere are adopting the t...
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What are the Chesapeake Bay's marshes worth? New study suggests billions

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bayjournal.com
Climate experts have long warned that rising seas could add more destructive power to hurricane-whipped storm surges. But a new study centered on...
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2021 election preview: New York considers right to clean water

circleofblue.org
circleofblue.org
Voters will decide on a constitutional amendment for environmental rights. At least a dozen other states are considering similar amendments.
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Amplify Energy cashed out cleanup fund while racking up violations

capitalandmain.com
capitalandmain.com
Before Amplify Energy made headlines for its ruptured pipeline that spewed oil into Southern California ocean waters, the company's owners f...
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Natural gas leaks in Boston are vastly underreported, new study says

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washingtonpost.com
New research shows that methane emissions in the Boston area were up to six times higher than reported. That could make the greenhouse impact of ...
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Okefenokee mine project: What is titanium used for?

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thecurrentga.org
Alabama-based Twin Pines Minerals wants to mine heavy mineral sands from 8,000 acres near the Okefenokee for titanium, a metal that's both c...
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Study chronicles dying of a lake with advent of oil & gas activities

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mongabay.com
A new study finds warning signs of ecosystem collapse at Lake Kutubu in Papua New Guinea, a wetland of international significance.
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Greenhouse gases reached record high in 2020 despite pandemic: U.N.

rollingstone.com
rollingstone.com
The last time there was this much CO2 in the atmosphere, humans did not exist.
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Russia allows methane leaks at planet’s peril

washingtonpost.com
washingtonpost.com
A new breed of satellites devoted to locating and measuring greenhouse gases, including methane, are orbiting Earth — meaning trouble for R...
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LISTEN: Respecting Earth and Indigeneity in the Grand Canyon

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ehn.org
Let's lend our ears to Daniel Pawlak, the Cultural Demonstrator Program Manager at Grand Canyon National Park. The Grand Canyon is a beautif...
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A river's right to flow

biographic.com
biographic.com
Indigenous communities and conservationists around the world are challenging the view of water as a human commodity, and fighting to keep this pr...
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Heather Hansman: What the happiest countries in the world can teach us about green living

outsideonline.com
outsideonline.com
Good news: sustainability and joy go hand in hand
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Environmental lawsuit challenges NC biogas production from hog waste

northcarolinahealthnews.org
northcarolinahealthnews.org
Civil rights and environmental advocates question DEQ permitting of hog waste biogas operations, point to disproportionate impact on communities ...
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Vermont dairy farmer sues Burlington over airport PFAS contamination

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sevendaysvt.com
A South Burlington dairy farmer is suing the City of Burlington, contending that his well was contaminated by toxic chemicals that flowed off air...
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Polluting cars now have to pay to drive within 140 square miles of London

fastcompany.com
fastcompany.com
The city is expanding its ultra low emissions zone to 18 times its current size. Here’s how the program is getting real results and saving ...
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California proposes 3,200-foot buffer zone between oil wells and homes, schools

capitalandmain.com
capitalandmain.com
The new ruling, a key environmental protection, will impact 30% of oil wells in the state.
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Environmental justice is essential in the workplace and at home

thenation.com
thenation.com
No worker should be forced to choose between an unsafe job and unemployment.
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Coal stocks rise, even as the planet warms

nytimes.com
nytimes.com
As the prospects for strong government action to curb climate change grow less certain, energy shares, and especially coal mining stocks, are gen...
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Saudi Arabia says it aims ′net zero′ emissions by 2060

www.dw.com
www.dw.com
Despite plans to cut its green house gas emissions, the oil-rich nation will continue to aggressively pump and export fossil fuels to consumers a...
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