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We Cannot Recycle And Beach Clean Our Way Out Of A Plastics Crisis
Dame Ellen MacArthur
We need to fix it at the source.
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Trump Administration Quietly Moves To Loosen Radiation Regulations
By Ellen Knickmeyer, AP
The EPA, relying on fringe science, is pushing the theory that small amounts of radiation can be good for you.
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Hurricane Florence's Forecasted Path Includes About 9 Toxic Waste Sites
The EPA is monitoring Superfund sites in the event of flooding.
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EPA Proposal To Gut Obama-Era Coal Plant Rule Could Cause 1,400 Premature Deaths Per Year
Alexander C. Kaufman
The long-stalled Clean Power Plan never took effect, but the rule to replace it could cripple future efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
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Donald Trump Called Asbestos Poisoning A Mob-Led Conspiracy, Now His EPA Won't Evaluate Asbestos Already In Homes
By Nicole Goodkind, Newsweek
This story was produced and originally published by Newsweek and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration
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White House Abruptly Orders EPA To Loosen Clean Air Rules In Polluter Giveaway
Alexander C. Kaufman
The executive order puts poor communities and people of color particularly at risk.
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Ocean Plastic Pollution Isn’t Just Immoral, It’s Illegal
Campaigners can use the moral force of international law to drastically reduce pollution to oceans.
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