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How To Protect Yourself From America’s ‘New’ Drinking Water Toxins

Jeff McMahon Forbes 8/09/2011 Millions of Americans have been ingesting them for years—perchlorate, hexavalent chromium, volatile organic compounds—not because they’re safe, but because they are among 6,000 toxins the EPA has not gotten around to regulating in municipal drinking water … Continue reading

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Puma Responds to Greenpeace Detox Campaign

A new investigative report from Greenpeace, ‘Dirty Laundry’, profiles the problem of toxic water pollution resulting from the release of hazardous chemicals by the textile industry in China. By Raz Godelnik triplepundit.com August 12th, 2011 About a month ago, Puma, … Continue reading

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Scientists call for protected areas to conserve deep sea environment

Waste dumping, fishing, mining and climate change are transforming the deep sea ecosystem faster than scientists can study it By Staff www.guardian.co.uk August 3, 2011 There’s trouble in the depths. The deep sea is the last true wilderness on Earth, … Continue reading

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Greenpeace report links western firms to Chinese river polluters

Supplier to Nike, Adidas, Puma, H&M and Lacoste accused of discharging dangerous chemicals into Chinese water systems A Chinese conglomerate supplying Nike, Adidas, Puma and other leading brands has discharged hormone-disrupting chemicals and other toxins into the country’s major water … Continue reading

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Federal court won’t dismiss lawsuit against Exxon

The Associated Press By Staff June 8, 2011 A federal court will allow environmental groups to pursue a lawsuit that accuses the largest U.S. refinery of violating federal air pollution laws thousands of times in the past five years. HOUSTON … Continue reading

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Fixing the Pacific Plastic Problem

All of the plastic we’ve ever made is still in our environment, and a startling amount of it is in our oceans. Learn what others are doing locally to eliminate plastic from their lives. PacificaPatch.com By Dustin McGahan May 23, … Continue reading

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