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Mark Gold

Blog Entries by Mark Gold

Sustainability Bill of Rights: A New Paradigm to Protect Environment and People

(4) Comments | Posted April 11, 2013 | 2:08 PM

After two decades as successful water quality and coastal advocates, we both came to the conclusion that existing environmental laws won't be enough to protect nature, biodiversity and human health. Our numerous environmental success stories are incremental wins, not nearly enough to stall, let alone reverse, accelerating environmental degradation on...

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Masters of the Obvious

(2) Comments | Posted June 28, 2010 | 2:25 PM

The American Chemistry Council has been making hay with its earth-shattering findings that unwashed reusable bags can be contaminated with a variety of bacterial pathogens, including Salmonella. Bag bacteria counts are especially high when you allow meat and chicken to incubate in the trunk of a car where temperatures can...

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Emergency Urgency

(1) Comments | Posted June 15, 2010 | 12:47 PM

The Gulf oil crisis continues to grow with no end in sight. The numbers are staggering: more than 1,000 dead birds, another 300 or so dead sea turtles, more than 85,000 square miles of Gulf closed to fishing, 150 miles of coast and wetland soiled with oil, 40 million to...

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