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‘Forever chemicals’ detected in all umbilical cord blood in 40 studies

Studies collectively examined nearly 30,000 samples over the past five years in ‘disturbing’ findings Toxic PFAS chemicals were detected in every umbilical cord blood sample…

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Scientists find a new, more simple way to destroy harmful ‘forever chemicals’

Scientists found a new way to degrade PFAS, a class of “forever chemicals” that is nearly impossible to destroy. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/new-way-destroy-pfas-forever-chemicals-rcna43528 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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PFAS: Possible breakthrough to destroy harmful ‘forever chemicals’

US scientists have discovered a low-cost method for destroying chemicals associated with cancer. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-62561756?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Research: EVs are the greenest cars but their supply chains are damn dirty

This week, a new report prepared for the UK Department for Transport found that electric vehicles are greener across their lifecycle than their gas-fueled internal…

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Waste from thousands of old industrial sites may be released by floods

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) As sea levels rise, coastal areas face a growing risk of flooding. But humans and environments near urban centers and the…

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More Americans want Congress to prioritize plastic waste problem: poll

Nearly a quarter of Americans surveyed in a new opinion poll identified plastic waste pollution as an issue that Congress must address in the next…

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‘The smell is terrible’: toxic foam clouds float through streets of Bogotá suburb

Foul-smelling foam blankets homes and businesses and sends residents of Mosquera fleeing, as officials say don’t get too close A vast blanket of foul-smelling toxic…

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New York City fails zero waste pledge. Why it’s going backward.

NEW YORK — Mountains of trash are getting steeper as the nation’s largest city inches away from its ambitious goal of nearly zeroing out residential…

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What is Proposition 65 in California and will my phone kill me?

Proposition 65 warning labels are bound to catch your eye when buying a new phone or other gadget. What does it mean? Will my shiny…

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No leaks detected so far in fuel-laden ship that sunk off Tunisia

Divers have inspected the hull of the tanker that sank off Tunisia’s coast with 750 tonnes of diesel. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/4/17/divers-inspect-fuel-laden-ship-sunk-off-tunisia Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Diesel tanker sinks off Tunisia risking environmental disaster

Ship carrying 750 tonnes of fuel from Egypt to Malta ran into difficulty in bad weather on Friday evening A tanker carrying 750 tonnes of…

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Atlanta, Minneapolis had sharp upticks in air pollution last year, report finds

Wildfires in the U.S. combined with the near-elimination of pandemic restrictions pushed air pollution levels in the U.S. back to pre-Covid levels in 2021, Source:…

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Plastic pollution: Green light for ‘historic’ global treaty

Nearly 200 countries agree to start negotiations on a global treaty to tackle the plastic “crisis”. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-60590515?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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‘We are afraid’: Erin Brockovich pollutant linked to global electric car boom

Exclusive: Investigation uncovers evidence of contaminated air and water from one of Indonesia’s largest nickel mines Read more in our Battery life series A Guardian…

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Samsung’s Big Leak: “Up to 763,000 gallons of sulfuric acid” spilled into an Austin TX tributary

Hi, everyone, welcome back to the show. This week was a wet and cold one in local Austin news. But we kept warm with Samsung’s…

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Ecuador oil spill pollutes river, protected Amazon area: Ministry

Ecuador’s environment ministry says pipeline spill is ‘major’ event and requests company measure its full impact. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/1/31/ecuador-oil-spill-pollutes-river-protected-amazon-area-ministry Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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How millions of people ended up with a toxic chemical in their water

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s largest drinking water supplier discovered a toxic chemical in the river where it gets water for hundreds of thousands of…

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Nanoplastic pollution found at both of Earth’s poles for first time

Tiny particles including tyre dust found in ice cores stretching back 50 years, showing global plastic contamination Nanoplastic pollution has been detected in polar regions…

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315,000-Gallon Diesel Spill Kills Thousands of Animals in Louisiana

A decades-old pipeline spilled 315,000 gallons (1.2 million liters) of diesel into an environmentally sensitive area in Louisiana last month, killing thousands of animals, the…

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Sewage spill closes Southern California beaches

Southern California beaches from Orange to Los Angeles counties were closed over the holiday weekend after as many as 7 million gallons of untreated wastewater…

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How leaded fuel was sold for 100 years, despite knowing its health risks

Enlarge / A 1960s Southern California gas station being restored. (credit: FarukUlay | Getty Images) On the frosty morning of Dec. 9, 1921, in Dayton,…

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PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ constantly cycle through ground, air and water, study finds

The Stockholm University study highlights the chemicals’ mobility, which has been found in penguin eggs and polar bears Toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” in the ocean…

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