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Protests grow in South Korea over Japan’s Fukushima water plan

Fishing communities worry water will contaminate the seas despite promises it will be cleaned of radioactive substances. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/5/3/protests-grow-in-south-korea-over-japan-fukushima-disposal-plan Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Scientists find 25,000 barrels at dump site for toxic DDT chemicals off L.A. coast

Marine scientists announced Monday they’ve uncovered at a former industrial waste site off the Southern California coast some 25,000 barrels that their research indicates contain…

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Time to clean up the space junk

Companies and governments around the world are racing to figure out how to clean up human-made junk that is cluttering space. Why it matters: Trackers…

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Light pollution map of the world

Light pollution map is exactly as promised, and works like Google Earth: scroll, zoom and bring up various different datasets and legends to make sense…

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Four in 10 Americans live in counties with unhealthy air pollution levels

Fairbanks, Alaska, Los Angeles and California cities get F rating American Lung Association tracks particle and ozone pollution New research from the American Lung Association…

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Sewage island: how Britain spews its waste into the sea

Untreated waste regularly flows into waters across England and Wales. Is it time to radically rethink sewerage – or do away with sewers altogether? The…

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Study Finds Lower Life Expectancy Around Superfund Sites

New research suggests that living near hazardous waste is, unsurprisingly, harmful to health and longevity. The study found a clear link between lower life expectancy…

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Possible second breach at toxic wastewater reservoir in Florida, officials say

A drone spotted the potential additional leak at about 2 a.m., forcing a brief evacuation of engineers at the site. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/possible-second-breach-toxic-wastewater-reservoir-florida-officials-say-n1263064 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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This Isn’t a Piece of Art. It’s an Aerial View of a Trash-Filled Landscape

At first glance, the photo above may look like a painting collaboration between Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. That’s what I thought when I saw…

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Nepal closes schools as air pollution hits alarming levels

Located between big polluters China and India, Nepal is seeing the worst pollution levels since 2016. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/30/nepal-closes-schools-as-air-pollution-hits-alarming-levels Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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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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