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China provinces on track to meet 2015 energy/pollution reduction goals


Pilot project in carbon capture and storage technology at this facility in Inner Mongolia

Most of China’s provinces are ahead of schedule or on track to meet 2015 energy savings targets, the government said on Friday, with Beijing and Shanghai among the frontrunners as the world’s No.2 economy seeks to reduce its impact on the environment.

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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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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

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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

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"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

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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. 357 more words

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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. 237 more words

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