Tag: pollution

Two Steps Closer to Abating Global Mercury Damage

WORLD WILL BE TWO STEPS CLOSER TO ABATING MERCURY DAMAGE

EPA dental effluent rule effective July 14; UNEP mercury treaty enters into force August 16

UAlbany Study Examines Connections between Persistent Organic Pollutants and Infertility

ALBANY, N.Y. — Each year, millions of women face difficulties in getting pregnant. In the U.S., nearly four million women desired but were unable to conceive children in 2002, according to data from the National Survey of Family Growth. The trend has been sharply…

5 Terrible Things That Happen When You Don’t Recycle

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, America produces over 258 million tons of waste every year ― which is close to a ton of trash per American citizen. The EPA believes as much as 75 percent of that waste to be recyclable or reusable,…

Strange bedfellows oppose new polluter subsidy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Green Scissors, a coalition of free market, taxpayer, and environmental groups, sent a letter to the Senate today opposing an extension and expansion of the tax credits for carbon capture and sequestration. The letter cited both fiscal and environmental concerns in opposing Senator Heitkamp’s…

Clean Air Partners creates funny air quality videos- Have You Listened to Your Lungs Today?

What do Larry, Lola, Chad, and Brad have in common? They are lungs that remind us to be mindful of the daily air quality. Although air quality may be unhealthy year-round, it is typically more of concern during “ozone season” (May through September) when…

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