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U.S. facing 'grievous harm' from chemicals in air, food, water, panel says

washingtonpost.com | May 7, 10 at 08:04 AM

Read More: Cancer, chemicals, environmental, pollution

U.S. facing 'grievous harm' from chemicals in air, food, water, panel says

An expert panel that advises the president on cancer said Thursday that Americans are facing "grievous harm" from chemicals in the air, food and water that have largely gone unregulated and ignored....

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Manure becomes pollutant as its volume grows unmanageable

washingtonpost.com | David A. Fahrenthold | March 4, 10 at 08:13 AM

Read More: Greenhouse gas, manure, methane, pollution

Manure becomes pollutant as its volume grows unmanageable

Nearly 40 years after the first Earth Day, this is irony: The United States has reduced the manmade pollutants that left its waterways dead, discolored and occasionally flammable. But now, it has...

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100 Percent of Fish in U.S. Streams Contaminated with Mercury

naturalnews.com | March 3, 10 at 08:30 PM

Read More: coal, fish, mercury, pollution

100 Percent of Fish in U.S. Streams Contaminated with Mercury

In a new study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), every single fish tested from 291 freshwater streams across the United States was found to be contaminated with mercury. "This study...

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11 poultry companies accused of poisoning Illinois River

nytimes.com | February 19, 10 at 04:38 AM

Read More: chicken, pollution, poultry, tyson food

11 poultry companies accused of poisoning Illinois River

ULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Motivated by greed, several Arkansas poultrycompanies cut corners when getting rid of thousands of tons of wasteand allowed it to pollute a sensitive watershed, an attorney for thestate...

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Afloat in the Ocean, Expanding Islands of Trash

NYTIMES.COM | LINDSEY HOSHAW | November 9, 09 at 08:21 PM

Read More: fishing, homeschool, plastic, pollution

Afloat in the Ocean, Expanding Islands of Trash

ABOARD THE ALGUITA, 1,000 miles northeast of Hawaii -- In this remote patch of the Pacific Ocean, hundreds of miles from any national boundary, the detritus of human life is collecting in...

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Cow 'emissions' more damaging to planet than CO2 from cars

December 11, 06 at 08:58 PM

Read More: factory farming, global warming, pollution

A United Nations report has identified the world's rapidly growing herds of cattle as the greatest threat to the climate, forests and wildlife. And they are blamed for a host of other...

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