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There’s An Environmental Disaster Unfolding In The Gulf of Mexico

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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 3:02pm

As fishermen deep in the Louisiana bayou, Kindra Arnesen and her family have faced their share of life-altering challenges in recent years.

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DOE Was Shipping Potentially Dangerous Nuclear Waste To Nevada Site For Years

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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 2:52pm

The U.S. Department of Energy shipped potentially dangerous nuclear material incorrectly labeled as low-level radioactive waste into Nevada for several years, the state’s governor announced.

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Few of Trump’s environmental claims stand up to scrutiny

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Tue, 07/09/2019 - 6:08pm

President Trump on Monday held himself out as a leader in the fight to protect America’s air and water, despite two years of policies that have weakened environmental regulations.

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All Mississippi Beaches Close Due To Toxic Algae Bloom

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Tue, 07/09/2019 - 6:03pm

The blue-green algae, actually a bacteria called cyanobacteria, grows on the surface of water and can cause rashes, stomach cramps, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting in humans. The effects are even more serious for other animals, and infection can turn fatal within hours or days, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Need to report pesticide exposure? There’s an app for that.

Published: 
Tue, 07/09/2019 - 5:58pm

There is now a smartphone and tablet app for tracking and reporting pesticide exposure quickly to state authorities.