User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
Category: Environmental Health
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Plan for 600 homes near Erie stalled when lost chemical waste dump was found nearby 13.2.2018 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Developer Richard Dean had a plan to clean up an old landfill in Erie and build 600 single-family homes to the south, but his plan became messy.
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NEERI designs improved cooking stoves to fight air pollution in rural households 7.2.2018 Pune – The Indian Express
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Colorado high court hands cities responsibility for cleaning up historic coal-tar contamination 6.2.2018 Denver Post: Business
Colorado’s Supreme Court on Monday saddled cities with environmental responsibility for century-old underground toxic messes from coal gas plants that made fuel for lanterns and streetlights, ruling in favor of a Colorado Springs arts and yoga center that for six years pushed city officials to clean up.
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In Karnataka, PM Modi says his govt’s TOP priority is Tomato, Onion and Potato 5.2.2018 India – The Indian Express
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Boulder Community Health sets policies on aid-in-dying law 5.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
Boulder Community Hospital this week announced implementation of its policies for supporting patients who choose to end their lives in accordance with Colorado's aid-in-dying law, and now has 13 of its physicians qualified with privileges to assist those who choose to use it.
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At Superfund sites, Scott Pruitt could flip his industry-friendly script 24.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Not long after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston last summer, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt stood on the banks of the San Jacinto River and surveyed a decades-old toxic waste site as divers checked whether the storm had unearthed dangerous chemicals.
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Front Range growth boom may tap defunct Colorado mountain gold mines — to get more water for people 19.1.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The hunt for more water to sustain the Colorado Front Range development boom has driven metro Denver suppliers to try to tap a new source: defunct mountain gold mines.
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Colorado says mine can continue polluting creek above a Denver drinking water reservoir 12.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado health officials have granted Climax Molybdenum a third extension of a “temporary” lifting of the state's health limit for molybdenum pollution of a creek, allowing continued elevated discharges above Denver’s drinking water supplies.
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Some birds are so stressed by noise pollution it looks like they have PTSD 11.1.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Scientists couldn't ask the bluebird what she was feeling. But when they sampled the bird's blood, as part of a study of 240 nesting sites surrounding natural gas treatment facilities in northern New Mexico, they found she showed the same physiological symptoms as a human suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
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Climax Mine asks for third extension of molybdenum water pollution limits and no one is objecting 4.1.2018 Denver Post: Local
A giant open-pit mine that discharges molybdenum at levels up to 14 times higher than a state limit into a mountain creek above Denver’s drinking water supply reservoir is asking for a third extension of a “temporary” lifting of that health limit.
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FEMA says Puerto Rico has drinkable water. It doesn’t. 22.12.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
FEMA's official statistics on Puerto Rico, which rely on data provided by the territory, suggest that 95 percent of Puerto Ricans now have access to potable water. That just isn't possible.
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Weedkiller found in some “natural” Bigelow tea, lawsuit say 21.12.2017 Denver Post: Business
The world’s most widely used herbicide has been found in samples of green tea produced and marketed as “natural” by R.C. Bigelow Inc., according to a lawsuit filed by the Organic Consumers Association.
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Colorado Springs will draw power from outside city, but leaders want flexibility in shutting coal plant 19.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado Springs leaders on Monday resolved to meet future electricity needs without the coal-fired power plant in the middle of the city and without shifting to a secondary plant north of downtown, relying instead on either a new plant or buying electricity from the national grid.
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Smoke from wildfires may be surprisingly deadly, CSU researchers say 15.12.2017 Denver Post: Local
Wildfires are devastating, but new research from Colorado State University suggests that air pollution from massive blazes may be one of their deadliest consequences.
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Health tips 14.12.2017 Columns – The Indian Express
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Trump science job nominees missing advanced science degrees 6.12.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
When it comes to filling jobs dealing with complex science, environment and health issues, the Trump administration is nominating people with fewer science academic credentials than their Obama predecessors. And it's moving slower as well.
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Concerns over potential increase in molybdenum pollution limits (2 letters) 5.12.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
The Climax Mine wants to increase pollution limits 43 times higher than their present molybdenum levels. I guess they have not been reading about what has happened in Flint, Mich.
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Denver Water says molybdenum pollution could cost up to $600 million to remove from drinking water 30.11.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado health officials on Wednesday ignored state scientists and delayed for two years a decision on a mining giant's push to weaken statewide limits on molybdenum pollution of streams, including a creek flowing into Dillon Reservoir, Denver's drinking water supply.
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New Delhi’s polluted air doesn’t deter distance runners 20.11.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
People breathing New Delhi's acrid air for the past month have suffered burning eyes and rasping throats, so the notion of thousands of distance runners gulping down lungful after lungful may have seemed strange. But even as the polluted air threatens health, India seems to be embracing physical fitness.
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Diet diary: With jaggery, spinach & more, boost your diet to fight pollution 18.11.2017 Health – The Indian Express
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