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Emissions fight pits California against Detroit
Monday April 16th 2018, 11:49 PM

As the Environmental Protection Agency seeks to relax emissions standards, Californians worry about being able to breathe.

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Ryan Zinke’s travel was proper — with one exception, Interior Department investigators say
Monday April 16th 2018, 11:39 PM

Zinke’s trips aboard military jets checked out. But a $12,375 flight from Las Vegas to Montana, billed to taxpayers, drew significant scrutiny.

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E.P.A. chief’s $43,000 phone booth broke the law, congressional auditors say
Monday April 16th 2018, 11:16 PM

The Government Accountability Office said the agency did not notify Congress as required before spending the money to install a soundproof booth for Scott Pruitt.

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Warm ocean waters bring an unwelcome resident to the Outer Banks: Bull sharks
Monday April 16th 2018, 7:29 PM

Humans needn’t worry, a researcher says. The sharks are far from beachgoers. Besides, baby bull sharks don’t bite.

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Why America’s black mothers and babies are in a life-or-death crisis
Monday April 16th 2018, 6:52 PM

The answer to the disparity in death rates has everything to do with the lived experience of being a black woman in America.

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Wash your fleece in a bag to stop microfibre pollution
Monday April 16th 2018, 1:09 PM

Simple changes to the way we wash fleeces and other synthetic clothing could prevent billions of tiny plastic fibres from entering the ocean, according to scientists.

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Kinder Morgan protesters will learn on Monday whether they’ll face criminal charges
Monday April 16th 2018, 1:02 PM

More than 170 people have been arrested since mid-March in Burnaby, B.C., and the majority have been charged with civil contempt of court

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Fighting ocean plastics at the source
Monday April 16th 2018, 12:45 PM

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Overflow Great Falls crowd cheers in opposition to Madison Food Park
Monday April 16th 2018, 12:32 PM

Debate over the Madison Food Park appeared to have taken a break. That ended Saturday night when a crowd assembled at the Great Falls Civic Center.

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Chemical in Fayetteville’s tap water may cause cancer
Monday April 16th 2018, 12:09 PM

Fayetteville’s public drinking water does not contain GenX, but another chemical that is just as troubling — a likely carcinogen known as 1,4 dioxane — has been detected in greater concentrations in city water over the past year.

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Toxic foam: Govt admits new test to assess health impacts ‘essential’
Monday April 16th 2018, 12:01 PM

The government now admits it’s “essential” to use a new, wide-ranging test to assess the health impacts of firefighting foam contamination, but the test is not being used.

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Indigo’s scientists are replacing pesticides with bacteria
Monday April 16th 2018, 11:52 AM

While the science behind microbiome treatments is promising, the company has a long road ahead.

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