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Amazon Is Creating an Empire of Trash

Amazon has been making a mint during the pandemic. That business has resulted in multi-billion dollar pay days for the company’s soon-to-be former CEO, and millions…

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Incinerators won renewable energy subsidies despite violations

New Jersey waste incinerators were allowed to collect millions of dollars in renewable energy credits even after racking up air permit violations that critics claim…

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How China ended the lie of recyclable plastic

The plastics industry did a great job of convincing everyone that their product was easily recyclable, but China finally put an end to that pleasant…

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The EPA has released the first ever pollution regulations for airplanes…but they don’t do anything.

Aviation is notoriously bad for the environment. According to the nonprofit Environmental and Energy Study Institute, “Aircraft contribute 12 percent of U.S. transportation emissions, and…

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‘Forever chemicals’ pollute water from Alaska to Florida

Whichever state you are in, there could be harmful PFAS chemicals in water near you Tom Kennedy learned about the long-term contamination of his family’s…

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Deteriorating Oil Tanker Threatens the Red Sea, Scientists Warn

An abandoned tanker carrying 1 million barrels of oil is at risk of spilling its toxic cargo into the Red Sea, a group of concerned…

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Trump’s EPA Throws Polluters One More Giant, Toxic Bone on the Way Out

Pollution kills some 200,000 Americans every year, since exposure to toxins makes people more vulnerable to respiratory and heart diseases, cancers, and other illnesses. But…

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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japan to unveil plan to release radioactive waste water

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says his government is working on the final details of a plan to release massive amounts of radioactive water being…

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Radioactive Fukushima waste water contains substances which ‘could damage human DNA’, Greenpeace warns

Plans to release over a million tonnes of water into the sea ‘will have serious, long-term consequences’ environmental group says Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/japan-fukushima-greenpeace-radioactive-waste-water-ocean-dna-b1343258.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Trump Has Overseen a Pollution Nightmare, Including in the Backyards of Members of Congress Overseeing the EPA

President Donald Trump’s environmental rollbackapalooza has been well-documented, as has the Environmental Protection Agency’s transformation into the Environmental Pollution Agency (please clap). But a new…

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Iceland trials new packaging that could save over 350 tonnes of plastic every year

<p>‘If these trials are successful, the impact on plastic reduction will be huge,’ supermarket spokesperson says</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/iceland-plastic-waste-packaging-recyclable-bread-potatoes-apples-supermarket-b1180866.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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World’s biggest plastic producers join call for UN treaty fighting plastic pollution in oceans

<p>Damaging plastic weighing same as 60,000 blue whales are dumped into oceans each year and forecast to rise, report says</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/plastic-sea-coca-cola-pepsi-danone-mars-tesco-ocean-pollution-birds-b1015887.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Climate change: Ozone hole over Antarctic ‘largest and deepest’ in recent years, scientists warn

<p>Freezing polar vortex driving depletion of vital protective layer, but enforcing bans on damaging chemicals remain essential, experts say</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/ozone-layer-hole-antarctica-maximum-2020-biggest-copernicus-skin-cancer-b829819.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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‘It’s like a graveyard’: VIDEOS show mass death of sea animals at Kamchatka tourist hotspot, surfers complain about toxic burns

Hordes of sea animals were washed up at a popular tourist beach in Kamchatka after surfers complained about suffering from eye burns. A probe was…

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Scientists create a new enzyme cocktail that digests plastic six times faster

A group of scientists has paired a plastic-eating enzyme called PETase with another enzyme to create a cocktail that can digest plastic up to six…

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On the coast of Chile, bird nests show the scars of plastic pollution

A new study — and photos — offer a striking look at how plastic pollution has hammered ocean and coastal ecosystems. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/coast-chile-bird-nests-show-scars-plastic-pollution-n1241361 Droolin’ Dog…

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Five-mile stretch of oil slime washes up on Florida beach after Hurricane Sally

<p>One official said that it was possible Hurricane Sally had whipped up oil still in the Gulf from the devastating Deepwater Horizon Spill a decade…

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The problem with recycling? One word: Plastics

No matter how well we sort, much of what we throw away cannot be reused. Source: https://www.politico.eu/article/the-problem-with-recycling-one-word-plastics/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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100+ tons of garbage washed up on idyllic Caribbean beach in Honduras after anti-waste barrier failure in Guatemala (VIDEOS)

A large ‘tsunami’ of trash has hit a beach in the town of Omoa in northern Honduras. The garbage traveled from neighboring Guatemala, where anti-waste…

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Plastic pollution: Washed clothing’s synthetic mountain of ‘fluff’

Scientists calculate how many tiny fibres our polyester and nylon garments lose in the wash. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-54182646 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Yosemite closing due to ‘hazardous’ air quality from smoke

Yosemite National Park will close Thursday night due to hazardous air quality as wildfires continue to rage across the West Coast. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/516990-yosemite-closing-due-to-hazardous-air-quality-from-smoke Droolin’ Dog…

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