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Human Development Could be Harmed by Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Released During Natural Gas Extraction

Scientists recommend process to examine total endocrine disrupting activity from exposure to harmful mixtures ...

Better estimates of worldwide mercury pollution

New findings show Asia produces twice as much mercury emissions as previously thought. ...

Scientists warn of the risk from air pollution over the megacities of West Africa

New research by European and African scientists, including a team from the University of York, warns of the risks posed by the increasing air pollution over the cities of West Africa – amid fears it could have an impact on human health, meteorology and regional climate. ... Full story

Scientists warn of the risk from air pollution over the megacities of West Africa

A new study warns of the risks posed by the increasing air pollution over the cities of West Africa - amid fears it could have an impact on human health, meteorology and regional climate. ... Full story

Basic Energy Rights for Low-Income Populations Proposed in Environmental Justice Journal

New Rochelle, NY —Low-income populations deserve basic energy rights to protect them from "energy insecurity" and the environmental and related health risks from living in "energy sacrifice zones" where energy is produced. The disproportionate burden these vulnerable communities bear across the continuum of energy supply and demand is discussed in a provocative article in Environmental Justice, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers. The article is available free on the Environmental Justice website until September 21, 2015. ... Full story

Better estimates of worldwide mercury pollution

New findings show Asia produces twice as much mercury emissions as previously thought. ... Full story

Meat Food Waste has Greater Negative Environmental Impact Than Vegetable Waste

By Amanda Narverud - COLUMBIA, Mo. – Approximately 31 percent of food produced in the U.S., or 133 billion pounds of food worth $162 billion, was wasted in 2011 according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that the type of food wasted has a significant impact on the environment. ... Full story

Research provides guidance to clean plumbing systems in buildings after water contamination

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A new study provides guidance to health officials and drinking water providers on how to decontaminate plumbing systems. ... Full story

Illinois releases strategy to reduce nutrient pollution in the Gulf

URBANA, Ill. - Illinois may be hundreds of miles from the Gulf of Mexico, but it’s a key contributor to the “dead zone,” a section of water the size of Connecticut devoid of oxygen that forms every summer. The culprit is millions of pounds of nutrients from farm fields, city streets and wastewater treatment plants entering the Gulf each year through the Mississippi River system. ... Full story

Air pollution from wildfires may ignite heart hazards

Tánaiste launches pioneering UCD study on the social impact of gambling in Ireland ... Full story

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