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NRDC: Fracking Endangers Health and Water Supplies

The rapid expansion of natural gas drilling across the nation endangers human health and the environment.

The oil and gas industry is seeking to expand natural gas production across the nation, as new technology makes it easier to extract gas from previously inaccessible sites. 593 more words


U.S. Waters Polluted by 10 Million Tons of Dog Poop

by Jennifer Mueller

The 78 million dogs living in the United States create 10 million tons of feces annually, polluting waterways and posing a threat to public health, according to a pet waste removal service asking Americans to pledge to… 482 more words

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Court OKs antibiotics in animal feed

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a U.S. Food and Drug Administration policy allowing the use of various antibiotics in animal feed, even if such use might endanger the public health. 431 more words


"An opportunity to rally together:" WI beaches 8th worst in the country...so what can be done?

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Swimming in…feces?! Fecal matter and other contaminants have contributed to Wisconsin beaches being ranked the eighth worst in the United States! But despite the bad report card, officials are optimistic. 385 more words


Maryland Beaches Rated Among Best In Nation

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — When it comes to beaches, Maryland scores very high for clean water.

Alex DeMetrick reports an annual survey finds the water isn’t just fine for swimming, it’s safe. 360 more words


Stone Harbor Beach Ranked One Of The Cleanest In The Country

STONE HARBOR, NJ (CBS) – It’s yet another reason to visit the Jersey Shore.

Seven New Jersey beaches have been named ‘super star’ beaches by the Natural Resources Defense Council. 241 more words


Southland beach report reveals 'repeat offenders' and 'superstar'

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A beach area east of the Malibu Pier was named one of the nation’s most consistently polluted, while the ocean along a Newport Beach stretch of sand was dubbed a “superstar” for traditionally meeting national standards, according to a report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council. 356 more words