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GAO Report: Drinking Water at Risk From Underground Fracking Waste Injection
Environment  (tags: climate, CO2emissions, endangered, water, wildlife, Sustainabililty, green, habitat, globalwarming )

Heidi
- 10 hours ago - ecowatch.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is "not consistently conducting two key oversight and enforcement activities for class II programs" for underground fluid injection wells associated with oil and gas production. The report shows that the EPA's pr
Officials Push for Funds to Finish West Chicago Factory Cleanup of Radioactive Thorium
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Jamie
- 12 hours ago - mysuburbanlife.com
Kerr McGee contaminated surrounding areas between 1932 and 1973 with radioactive thorium waste material from the making of lantern mantles. The factory is still contaminated. The cleanup company went bankrupt. Cleanup will resume if they get funding.
Trees Save Lives, Reduce Respiratory Problems
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, environment, habitat, green, healthconditions, nature, protection, research, science, trees, weather, wildlife, world )

Nell
- 1 day ago - sciencedaily.com
In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidents of acute respiratory sympt
   

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