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NRDC: Court shushes environmental groups' objections to NJ letting ExxonMobil off the hook

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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

United States

Environmentalists Sue Governmental Agencies in an Effort to Help Pallid Sturgeon in Montana Rivers

by Trevor Smith

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that two environmental activist groups have filed a lawsuit early this week against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Bureau of Reclamation (Lundquist 2015). 421 more words

Biological Effects Of Warming

Achoo! Springfield, Providence Among ‘Sneeziest And Wheeziest Cities’

SPRINGFIELD (CBS) — A new report names two New England cities as the “sneeziest and wheeziest” places in America.

The Natural Resources Defense Council looked at ragweed and ozone data, which it says can lead to asthma attacks and worsen allergy symptoms. 119 more words

News

Panera to drop 150 artificial ingredients from its menu

NEW YORK — Good news, Panera Bread will no longer put Tert-Butyl-Hydroquinone in your sandwich.

The difficult-to-pronounce preservative is on a lengthy list of ingredients that the restaurant chain has promised to eliminate from its food by 2016. 363 more words

Business

Take a COOL Guess – the Fun Quiz on Clean Energy.  Today’s Topic: Processing Tar Sands Crude

Question:  Is the practice of turning crude from tar sands into gasoline more environmentally destructive than the processing of conventional crude?  If so, how many times more damaging is it? 92 more words

Fossil Fuels