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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.
  • City Furniture switches delivery fleet to natural gas

    City Furniture switches delivery fleet to natural gas
    With gasoline and diesel now running around $4 per gallon, more companies in South Florida are switching their vehicles to compressed natural gas to slash fuel costs. City Furniture, the Tamarac-based furniture chain, is converting all 85 delivery...

    First Newport News City Council forum focuses on coal dust

    First Newport News City Council forum focuses on coal dust
    NEWPORT NEWS — Environmental efforts, recycling and sustainable practices dominated the first of three forums for Newport News City Council candidates. The event, sponsored by the Sierra Club-York River group, also rekindled a long-running...

    Appeals court upholds EPA limits on air toxicity

    Appeals court upholds EPA limits on air toxicity
    WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever limits on air toxics, including emissions of mercury, arsenic and acid gases, preserving a far-reaching rule the White House had touted as central...

    Beijing says one third of its pollution comes from outside the city

    BEIJING (Reuters) - About a third of the air pollution in China's smog-hit capital comes from outside the city, official media reported on Wednesday, citing a pollution watchdog. Chen Tian, chief of the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau, said...