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1. 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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2. 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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3. 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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4. Dioxin and Precaution
Two years ago, in 1997, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) formally concluded that dioxin causes cancer in humans. IARC is a division ...
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5. 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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6. 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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7. 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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8. 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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9. 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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10. Green Living Center: Radon
USA
Radon gas is released during the natural breakdown of radium in soil, rock and groundwater. In certain areas of the country, this gas enters into ...
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11. 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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12. 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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13. 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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14. New Technical Study Criticizes Epa's Incinerator Regulations
A new technical paper presented at a recent meeting of the Air Pollution Control Association (but not yet published) strongly criticizes the U.S. Environmental Protection ...
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15. Northwest Could Play Major Role Forming Business Solutions to Global Warming
As the threat of global warming looms over our collective horizon, business leaders and policy makers face the daunting task of how to best address ...
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16. Phytoremediation: A Green Solution to Pollution
Plants may be the raw material of the future for everything from fibers to fuels, but in the meantime they're busy mending the mistakes of ...
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17. Solar Power
Like many states, Arizona is pursuing retail electric competition as a substitute for traditional regulated monopolies. Competition would primarily occur in a market for generation, ...
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18. Studying A Town To Death
Lompoc, California is a small city of 42,000 people that lies within a valley along California's central coast, about 100 miles above Los Angeles. Lompoc ...
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19. 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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20. 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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