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After 60 years of nuclear power, what about the cleanup?
Monday May 28th 2018, 7:16 PM

The demand for atomic energy is in decline. But before the country can abandon its plants, there’s six decades of waste to deal with.

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EU Commission plans ban on plastic waste
Monday May 28th 2018, 6:56 PM

Plastic utensils, straws, coffee stirrers and cotton swabs may soon be a lot harder to come by in Europe. The EU Commission presented a draft directive to ban the single-use products in the fight against plastic waste.

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Days before Trans Mountain deadline, emergency crews clean up oil spill at Kinder Morgan facility near Kamloops
Monday May 28th 2018, 6:47 AM

Crews using an emergency response trailer and vacuum trucks are working to clean up a crude oil spill at a Kinder Morgan station north of Kamloops, B.C.

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San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping liquids, menthols
Monday May 28th 2018, 6:24 AM

A major tobacco company is pumping millions of dollars into a campaign to persuade San Francisco voters to reject a ban on selling flavored tobacco products.

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Toxic foam: Discrepancy in Defence Force reports
Monday May 28th 2018, 5:50 AM

Documents about the nationwide firefighting foam contamination investigation show the Defence Force told the public one thing, but said something different in internal reports.

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Flint representative: ‘This administration operates in the dark’
Monday May 28th 2018, 5:36 AM

Rep.

Dan Kildee

(D-Mich.), whose district includes Flint, criticized the Trump administration on Saturday for barring journalists and congressional staffers from parts of an EPA summit.

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Conservation emergency as endangered hornbills’ numbers plummet
Monday May 28th 2018, 5:18 AM

If reincarnation is a thing, one of the worst life forms in which to return must be the chick in the second egg laid by a southern ground hornbill.

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Flint estimates 14,000 lead water service lines still in the ground
Monday May 28th 2018, 5:05 AM

The city estimates 14,000 damaged lead and galvanized water service lines remain buried, about 15 percent more than past projections.

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Battling Scotch broom along Olympic’s Hoh River that threatens fish, forests
Monday May 28th 2018, 3:48 AM

Invasive Scotch broom is disrupting natural forest succession and ruining prime salmon habitat as its yellow scourge spreads along the Hoh River and in other Olympic Peninsula salmon strongholds.

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With a roar, flash flood smashes into a Maryland community
Monday May 28th 2018, 3:36 AM

Roaring flash floods struck a Maryland city Sunday that had been wracked by similar devastation two years ago, its main street turned into a raging river that reached the first floor of some buildings and swept away parked cars.

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Man-made beaver-style dams help restore land in New Mexico
Monday May 28th 2018, 3:13 AM

By recreating formations that once existed, the dams can help replenish vital wildlife habitats.

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Drought challenges Northern New Mexico farmers
Monday May 28th 2018, 3:09 AM

The reports of rivers drying up in Central New Mexico send shivers through those who see those same stream flows weakening in the North.

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