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Loophole Allows Many Dangerous Chemicals In Fracking Fluids To Go Undisclosed: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.22.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- When it comes to environmental pollutants, sometimes what's legal is what's most worrying. That's the conclusion of a new report on a ma...

ExxonMobil is scrutinized in Baton Rouge after past leaks

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.13.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the July 15, 2013 edition.) Government agencies and neighbors are keeping an eye on Baton Rou...

PHOTOS: 16 Plants That Can Filter Toxins In Your Home

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Cigarette smokers, nail polish buyers, and eager home fixer-uppers; you might want to listen up. The air in you house could be swimming with dangerous...

Protecting The Health Of Those In The Gulf

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

Heavy metal mercury is found naturally present in oil, as well as solvents from the oil. Both mercury and the solvents are potent toxins to the brain and nervous system

Mikulski Slams EPA on Dispersants: "Gave Me Heartburn"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Jackson looked worse than an oiled pelican in Barataria Bay as she tried to extricate herself from Mikulski's sticky questions. The Senator from Maryland demanded to know why Jackson did not know the extent of her authority as head of the EPA.

Media Contributes to Victim Mentality as Gulf Struggles

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Georgianne Nienaber

One of the most important issues facing coastal residents is air quality. Journalists have a responsibility to examine the science and the public has a responsibility to learn more about their environment.