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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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As readers know, Donald Trump is an outspoken climate denier. He’s also going to be the Next President of the United States, which is a very serious problem because President Obama’s climate legacy is almost entirely the result of executive action, and what one President can do with a pen and a telephone, another can undo the same way. 661 more words

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Americans waste a ridiculous amount of food


By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT
Posted Aug. 29, 2016, at 11:31 a.m.

The figures are more than troubling. With thousands of Mainers at risk of hunger every day and with so many resources used in the production of food, the amount that we waste is staggering.

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California Targets 1.5 Million Electric Vehicles in 10 Years

Environmental groups like Natural Resources Defense Council and electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors told CARB  that auto companies may be able to reach the state’s target by simply submitting credits, and changes to the program’s credit system are required. 159 more words


The Mass Murder of America's Trees Must Stop

In 1996, after an unknown culprit drove a car over 30 saplings in a New York City park, the parks commissioner Henry Stern labeled such destruction “arbicide” and the city made the crime punishable by up to a year in prison. 700 more words

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TransCanada CEO says climate change policies not the answer for struggling pipelines

TransCanada Corp. president and CEO Russ Girling, who knows a thing or two about pipelines, says climate change policies aren’t working to lessen the resolve of opponents who block regulatory approvals. 640 more words


Anti-Keystone XL group takes first shot at its new target: Energy East

The big U.S. green group that led the assault against Keystone XL is firing its opening salvo Tuesday against Energy East, joining an already-crowded field of opponents and proving Alberta’s and Canada’s climate change plans are failing to moderate anti-pipeline campaigns. 826 more words