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Bottled Water Contaminated with Microplastics, Study Shows

According to the BBC, the World Health Organization is launching an investigation into the potential risks of consuming plastics that contaminate drinking water after...

Record-Breaking Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico

Washington, D.C. — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported  that the latest dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico measures 8,776 square...

Study Reveals Neonics Harm Bees in Areas with Less Biodiversity

Neonicotinoid pesticides, commonly known as “neonics” have been a global debate because of the toxins and effects they have on insects. Experiments have shown...

Prenatal Exposure to Coal Emissions from Across State Lines

A new study published in the Journal of Public Analysis and Management has found evidence that prenatal exposure to emissions from a Pennsylvania Power...

Carbon Emissions Flat for Third Straight Year

Paris, France — According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat in 2016, at 32.1 gigatonnes, for the...

Washington State Sues Monsanto Over PCBs

Seattle, WA — According to a Washington Post article, Washington has become the first state to sue Monsanto for pervasive pollution from polychlorinated biphenyls...

The Value of Monitoring Indoor Air Quality

Bourne, MA — According to a white paper published by Onset, based here and authored by Greg Lowitz, founder and CEO of Buildera, based in...
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Sustainability Through Organic Agriculture

Baltimore, MD—At Expo East, The Organic Center hosted an education session titled, “Environmental Benefits of Organic Agriculture” in which Tracy Misiewicz, associate director of...
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California Exempts Aquifers from Environmental Protection, Threatening Water Supply

An investigation by ProPublica reveals that the state of California is expanding exceptions to federal environmental laws, called aquifer exemptions, that allow mining, oil...

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