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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

EPA Releases Preliminary Risk Assessment for Tetrachlorvinphos

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a draft human health risk assessment for tetrachlorvinphos (TCVP). TCVP is an organophosphate insecticide used in pet flea and tick collars, powders and sprays as well as an insect control treatment to livestock and their premises, in kennels, and outdoors as a perimeter treatment. 216 more words

News

NRDC, tracking factory farms issues / Facebook post, Whatcom Hawk, Wendy Harris

15 hrs  December 19, 2015  Wendy Harris

The NRDC is doing a very good job of tracking factory farms issues, and if you think this is not a Whatcom County issue, think again. 414 more words

Commentary

The government's secret war on you

By Tom Quiner

The Obama Government colluded with private interests to wipe out a politically-incorrect industry.

Details were provided by the Wall Street Journal in their Saturday edition. 764 more words

Politics

Bee(g) Headache for Bayer

It’s understandable if Bayer needs a couple of aspirins after this full-page ad in yesterday’s New York Times.

The honey shot:

The Natural Resources Defense Council… 109 more words

Ultra high-definition TVS use more electricity, could cost consumers

If you’re thinking about buying an ultra high-definition television, you might not have considered that they use more electricity than their high-definition predecessors.

In fact,  the latest UHD  televisions use an average of 30 percent more energy than earlier high-definition TVs. 678 more words

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