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Enviro News Wrap: Brooklyn Superfund Site; Tougher Regulations for Drinking Water; Amazon Drought, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: A canal in Brooklyn has been listed as a Superfund site. If you don’t know what a Superfund site is, click here. EPA Chief Lisa Jackson has been quite a productive pick over George Bush’s obstructionist appointment. Now she is proposing stricter standards for toxic…

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Environmental News Wrap: Week of May 31-June 6

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The Environmental Protection Agency has created stricter standers for sulfur dioxide emissions. Through the Clean Air Act, the EPA has lowered the ceiling for acceptable levels of sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere and is requiring large stationary emitters to record emissions on an hourly basis…

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Environmental News Wrap: May 4-May 9

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) is supposed to regulate toxic chemicals in the USA but has failed to do so more many reasons. The Environmental Defense Fund makes the case for updating TSCA and outlines their plan. A Supreme Court ruling in April of…

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