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    1. Biodiversity and Your Energy Use
    USA
    We rarely think about energy use in environmental terms. Yet the way we use energy resources has a profound effect on the quality of the ...
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    2. Green Living Center: Heating, Ventilation and Air Filtration
    USA
    Providing adequate ventilation is especially important for today's well insulated and tightly sealed homes and buildings. Besides needing fresh air to breathe, we are now ...
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    3. Grass Roots Environmental Groups Grapple With Real Issues Of Power, Says Dr. Commoner
    The traditional environmental movement has failed to halt the destruction of the environment. Over the past 15 years, air pollution has been reduced modestly but ...
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    4. Green Living Center: Carpeting and Flooring
    USA
    This resource has information about: carpeting, carpet padding, installation, natural carpets, surface treatment, cleaning, subflooring and finishes and adhesives. ...
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    5. Green Living Center: Painting and Finishing Products
    USA
    A study by Johns Hopkins University several years ago concluded that there were some 300 known carcinogens and 150 mutagens in any given can of ...
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    6. Green Living Center: You and Your Car
    USA
    Learning to meet our transportation needs while not excessively adding to air and water pollution takes a very big commitment from every family. ...
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    7. Indoor Air Is More Contaminated Than Outdoor Air; Homes At Risk
    Indoor air pollution is a greater source of exposure to hazardous chemicals than is outdoor exposure, even if you live near major "point sources" of ...
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    8. Biodiversity and What You Buy
    USA
    Our everyday choices about what to buy and where to shop have a major effect on the environment. When combined with billions of consumer choices ...
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    9. California Report Describes The Problem Of Indoor Air Pollution
    Indoor air pollution is a much more serious problem than outdoor air pollution. Even when indoor pollution levels are lower than outdoor levels, exposures can ...
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    10. Carcinogens Everywhere
    U.S. EPA published a report in 1998 saying that 100% of the outdoor air in the continental U.S. is contaminated with eight cancer-causing industrial chemicals ...
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    11. Do Garbage Incinerators Produce Air Pollution Harmful To Humans (Part 2)
    Does burning municipal garbage produce air pollution that might harm humans? We know that "mass burn" or "trash to steam" plants produce dioxin. Part of ...
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    12. Environmental Regs
    It is possible to imagine that developing countries could adopt a different, less costly approach to reducing industrial pollution than that implemented by developed countries ...
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    13. Green Living Center: Designing Safe For Children
    USA
    From birth, babies and young children are building their immune systems. Exposure to toxic materials can hinder development and cause long term problems to their ...
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    14. Green Living Center: Wallcoverings
    USA
    Wallcoverings can be created from nearly any material and fiber. Today we find all types of natural and synthetics materials being used to produce practical ...
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    15. Hazardous Materials Policy
    Leading scientific societies say that the future promises irreversible environmental degradation and continued poverty for much of the world unless we control human population and ...
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    16. The Carbon Pushers
    Four years ago the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded that humans are at least partly responsible for global warming: "The balance of evidence ...
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    17. The town that haunts Al Gore
    East Liverpool, OH, USA
    How an incinerator in East Liverpool, Ohio, pollutes the vice president's reputation as a friend of the earth. ...
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    18. The Waning Days of Risk Assessment
    Risk assessment is a decision-making technique that first came into use during the presidency of Jimmy Carter, who was trained as a nuclear engineer. At ...
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    19. Waste Reduction Or Reduction In Our Use Of Toxics
    Everyone now knows that everything must go somewhere (including all the raw materials we mine from the ground and send to our factories) . We ...
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    20. What We Must Do -- Part 10 No Dumping Allowed
    For the most part, our readers are not legislative lobbyists or armchair environmentalists; they are grass roots activists struggling in the trenches to protect their ...
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