Links to articles in today's press about environmental health. Many more links available today at www.EnvironmentalHealthNews.org
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In California, the road ahead to cleanup and the safe return to properties will probably not be smooth or fast. Think of the environmental cleanup after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, in New York, as debris and dust swirled through Lower Manhattan.
The fossil fuel has been an environmental threat and economic necessity for Native American tribes in Arizona. What happens when it's gone?
For decades Big Bend's stunning vistas have been compromised by poor air quality that Texas, working with the federal Environmental Protection Agency, is supposed to address.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is proposing to add more lakes and streams to the state's list of impaired waters.
The firestorm that engulfed large parts of Napa and Sonoma Counties in California on Monday will go down in history as one of the worst such events ever recorded in the Golden State.
The EPA needs to listen to public concerns. It may learn something.
Photographer Ian Berry takes us from Uganda’s makeshift goldmines to a London jeweller’s, documenting how a Fairtrade programme is helping to end the exploitation, mercury poisoning and treacherous conditions faced by Africa’s small-scale miners.
The rapid-fire push by the Trump administration to wipe out significant chunks of the Obama environmental legacy is running into a not-so-minor complication: Judges.
Gina Lopez, who served as the Philippines’ environment chief, talks about her embattled, short-lived tenure and explains why it’s so difficult to rein in the country’s powerful and environmentally destructive mining industry.
The Trump administration’s shifts in energy and environmental policy likely won’t change the downward trajectory of America’s coal sector, industry experts reported at a panel in Cleveland this week.
Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta says now is the time to intensify public awareness on mercury issues now that Namibia has become the 75th Party to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
The list shows dozens of environmental policies that the Trump administration has targeted, often in an effort to ease burdens on the fossil fuel industry.
An asthmatic child struggling to breathe on a hot summer day in Baltimore could be the victim of a coal plant in Pennsylvania, Ohio, or another upwind state.
UNEP report provides initial tally of contaminated sites and destroyed water systems.
The plant’s operator seeks approval for a phased development in the face of residents’ opposition and concerns over air quality.
The increase in forest fires, seen this summer from North America to the Mediterranean to Siberia, is directly linked to climate change, scientists say. And as the world continues to warm, there will be greater risk for fires on nearly every continent.
Hazardous and environmentally damaging small-scale mines produce 20% of the world’s gold.
Use of the deadly chemical is on the rise in the gold mining industry.