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The Dollars and Cents of Moving Beyond Polystyene (aka styrofoam)

Polystyrene foam (aka styrofoam) is a persistent non-biodegradable pollutant found in the Hudson River Estuary and waterbodies around the world. Primarily used in food service and packaging, polystyrene enters the environment both intentionally and unintentionally leading to negative ecological and economic consequences.   388 more words


You'd be shocked to see how your jewellery is made

The Sickest Places in the World

By Stephen Leahy

Parts of Indonesia, Argentina and Nigeria are among the top 10 most polluted places on the planet, according to a new report by U.S. 152 more words


Nano Worry: Big Concern for Very Small Things

By Stephen Leahy

First published 04.07.04 at WIRED.COM

(I wrote this 10 years ago and was one of the first articles about environmental risks of nano tech… 688 more words


Supreme Court Upholds Obama's EPA on Coal

The Supreme Court in Environmental Protection Agency v. EME Homer City Generation has affirmed 6-2, the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate pollution from coal-fired power plants in 27 states. 564 more words