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Published Mother Nature Network  7/30/2014
July 30, 1995: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Russell Train announces a ban on two common pesticides, Heptachlor and Chlordane. Both are regularly used on corn crops nationwide.  
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BP Oil Spill Is Much Worse Than People Think, Scientists Say
Published Global Possibilities  7/29/2014
  by Emily Atkin CLIMATE PROGRESS Marine reef ecol […]
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Lost Radioactive Devices a Grim Reality
Published EnviroDailyAdvisor  7/23/2014
Every day, millions of radioactive devices are used by people in different industries, primarily to measure parameters such as moisture, density and thickness, to name a few. These instruments are essential in many industries from mining to medicine to manufacturing … Continue reading →
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Ocean Acidification Is an Imminent Threat for Alaska Fishing Communities
Published Earth Island  7/30/2014
Communities in southeast and southwest Alaska face the highest risk, says NOOA-led report
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Midwestern Waters Are Full of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Published Mother Jones  7/29/2014
A while back, I wrote about how the US Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting a slow-motion reassessment of a widely used class of insecticides, even as evidence mounts that it's harming key ecosystem players from pollinating bees to birds. Since then, another federal entity with an
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Subsidy Spotlight: Paid to Pollute and Poison
Published Desmogblog.com  7/28/2014
This is a guest post by Paul Thacker, on assignment with Oil Change International. Cross-posted with permission.A wife and mother of two from Venice, Louisiana, Kindra Arnesen says her life can be divided into two chapters: before April 20, 2010, and after. On that evening, an oil well located
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The Nuthatch grabs the nut
Published Bald Hiker  7/27/2014
Camera Olympus: OM-D E-M5 Lens: 75-300 mm Focal Length: 300 mm Exposure: 1/800 f/6.7 ISO: 800 Shares
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Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste
Published Nuke Worker  7/28/2014
Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive wastehttp://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-oil-drilling-radioactive-20140727-story.html#page=1
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When Icebergs Attack, Maggots in the Loo (Yup), the Problem with NYC’s Rat Problem
Published OneEarth  7/28/2014
By Jason Bittel Daddy knows best: Longmont, Colorado, voted to ban fracking a year and a half ago, but a state district judge just struck down the town’s ban, saying it conflicts with state regulations (see "Hometown Heroine"). The highlight (lowlight?) of the
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Secret Spraying? House Votes on Bill Tonight To Allow Pesticides To Be Applied To Waterways Without Any Clean Water Act Protections
Published Natural Resources Defense Council  7/28/2014
Mae Wu, Program Attorney, Washington, DC The House of Representatives is poised to vote on a bill tonight to eliminate the Clean Water Act protections for waterways that are being sprayed with pesticides.Since 2011, anyone who plans to apply a pesticide into a body of water must first
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