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Sperm whale found in Spain had 64 pounds of trash in its digestive system
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 11:58 PM

Authorities said the young sperm whale had trash bags, ropes, net segments and a drum, among other things, in its stomach and intestines.

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This environmental group is launching its own satellite to learn more about greenhouse gas leaks
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 11:50 PM

Circling the globe in search of hidden emissions of global warming gases

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GOP oversight chairman demands more records on Pruitt’s travel, housing
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 11:48 PM

The EPA “has failed to produce all the documents” requested by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), according to a letter Wednesday.

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Seas are rising too fast to save much of the Mississippi River Delta, scientists say
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 11:44 PM

The river has brings tons of sediment downstream, forming new land, but it can’t keep pace with the fast-rising seas.

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Farmland birds in France are in steep decline
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 11:32 PM

Two surveys in France, one national and one regional, show a loss of bird populations in agricultural areas. Pesticides may be the culprit.

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Air-pollution trackers seek to fill Africa’s data gap
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 7:50 PM

Low-income sub-Saharan countries bear a high burden of air pollution, but are nearly unrepresented in the research on its health impacts.

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Brexit: EU to make UK sign guarantee it won’t slash environmental regulations on leaving
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 7:13 PM

Britain will be made to sign a “non-regression clause” legally stopping it from lowering environmental standards after Brexit, the EU’s chief negotiator has said. Speaking in Brussels on Tuesday, Michel Barnier said there needed to be a “level playing field” on environmental matters between Britain and the EU and that the UK should not be able to “gain competitive advantage” by ditching regulations once it had left.

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Priest Rapids Dam leaking across concrete joint
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 4:09 PM

Leaks at the Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River above the Hanford nuclear reservation appear to be in several places where concrete was poured across the dam in lifts joined by grout.

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India leads increasing antibiotic consumption
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 3:28 PM

India’s total use of antibiotics more than doubled from 2000 to 2015, new research says, making the country the world’s biggest consumer of antibiotics and stoking fears of increasing antibiotic resistance.

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Dhaka again ranked world’s most polluted city
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 3:16 PM

Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka has once again ranked as the most polluted city in the world.

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North Carolina cracks down on Chemours’s fluoroether air pollution
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 2:51 PM

To protect drinking water, North Carolina officials are taking a step that could shut down Chemours’s fluoroether and fluoropolymer manufacturing plant outside Fayetteville.

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EPA to clean up toxic Texas site damaged by Hurricane Harvey
Wednesday April 11th 2018, 2:25 PM

Federal environmental regulators have reached a long-awaited agreement with the owners of a polluted toxic waste site in Texas that was damaged during Hurricane Harvey, releasing dangerous chemicals into a river. EPA says the estimated cost for the project is $115 million and is expected to take more than two years.

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