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Environmental Pollution

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  • State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

    State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking
    Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic waste it produces.
  • Are microbeads in toothpaste dangerous? Yes, to the environment

    Are microbeads in toothpaste dangerous? Yes, to the environment
    After a blog post by a dental hygienist raised alarm about microbeads in toothpaste, Crest announced that it was planning to stop putting the tiny bits of plastic into its products. But are microbeads actually dangerous? The polyethylene specks, no...

    Rotten-egg odor from Salton Sea prompts air quality warning

    Rotten-egg odor from Salton Sea prompts air quality warning
    Increased level of hydrogen sulfideĀ in the Salton Sea this week -- marked by the tell-tale "rotten eggs" odor -- prompted officials to issue an air quality warning for the Coachella Valley. Hourly concentration averages of hydrogen sulfide reached 106...

    The true costs of the CSX rail plan [Commentary]

    The true costs of the CSX rail plan [Commentary]
    The shelving of a plan to build a new CSX rail facility in the West Baltimore residential neighborhood of Morrell Park was decried recently as a setback for regional job growth and a sign of failed leadership by CSX. But articles in The Baltimore Sun...

    Indonesian lawmakers approve Southeast Asia smog-fighting pact

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian lawmakers have approved a pact for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to tackle smog pollution, becoming the grouping's final member to sign up to the regional co-operation effort. Indonesia has failed in...