User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
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Last updated: Apr 30 2016 05:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Colorado to pay high price for doctor to study marijuana legalization 30.4.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado health officials want to hire somebody to keep an eye on marijuana legalization — at potentially one of the highest salaries in state ...
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Salt Lake County suing Volkswagen, saying its cars polluted Utah air 21.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake County has filed suit against Volkswagen in an effort to punish the German automaker for selling Utahns cars that were designed to cheat on emissions tests. Sim Gill, Salt Lake County district attorney, said the county believes that software installed in Volkswagen vehicles not only violated local emissions testing requirements, but also contributed significantly to air pollution in the county and to the resulting health risks. “From our perspective, we have a health crisis in our comm...
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American Lung Association ranks SLC in top 10 for worst air quality 21.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake City’s air quality has improved, but is still ranked as the sixth worst in the nation, according to the latest State of the Air report from the American Lung Association. The annual report grades U.S. counties and metropolitan areas based on the number of days they’ve exceeded the Environmental Protection Agency’s health-based standards for ozone and particulate pollution. Salt Lake County received an F grade for both ozone and particles. Overall, Utah averaged an F for ozone and a D ...
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SLC ranked as 6th-worst in the nation for air quality 21.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake City’s air quality has improved, but is still ranked as the sixth worst in the nation, according to the latest State of the Air report from the American Lung Association. The annual State of the Air report grades to U.S. counties and metropolitan areas based on the number of days the area has exceeded the Environmental Protection Agency’s health-based standards for ozone and particle pollution. The Salt Lake County received an F grade for both ozone and particles; overall, Utah average...
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College student wins award for charge against air pollution 18.4.2016 Durango Herald
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Guest Commentary: Playing D.C.-style politics with Colorado's clean air? 7.4.2016 Denver Post: Opinion
Colorado is blessed with beautiful public lands and wide open spaces. Our natural environment — from Estes Park to Telluride — is synonymous with our identity as a state.
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Livewell Northwest Colorado: You are what you eat 3.4.2016 Steamboat Pilot
I fondly recall my childhood family dinner routine on the nights when our menu included spinach. After we swallowed a bite of spinach, my brother and I would get up from the kitchen table and run over to my father, so that he could check our biceps. “Feel my muscle, Dad,” we’d say again and again as we worked through the mound of spinach on our plates. Of course, my father always found a noticeable improvement in the size and strength of our muscles after every mouthful of the super food went down the hatch. We were visualizing how food we were eating was fueling our bodies, albeit in an overly simplistic way. Kids are pretty good at identifying which foods are good for them and which are not. However, when it comes to selecting which foods to eat, kids generally opt for what they already know that they like. Telling kids about how foods go to work in different parts of their bodies can be a good strategy to get them to try new healthy foods. Following is information you can share with kids during ...
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Photos: The costs of air pollution in Bakersfield, California 29.3.2016 High Country News Most Recent
In the Central Valley, oil and agriculture both support and harm communities, making air pollution a complex problem.
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Colorado lawmakers move to shut state air quality division 25.3.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado lawmakers opposed to the national Clean Power Plan moved Thursday to shut down the state's division that enforces air quality standards and pollution ...
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Colorado GOP lawmakers attempt to defund Clean Power Plan work 23.3.2016 Denver Post: All Political News
Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling, wants to defund Colorado's work on the Clean Power Plan.
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AP journalists recall scenes from Japan's 3-fold disaster 8.3.2016 Durango Herald
AP journalists who covered Japan's three-fold disaster five years ago recall vivid memories: cars atop three-story buildings, the chirp of radiation scanners, despondent survivors searching for loved ones and a village saved by a mayor's persistence
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Stronger oversight of Colorado's surgical techs under consideration after contamination 24.2.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
A legislative hearing on state regulation of surgical technologists has been postponed to consider stronger oversight.
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Umberto Eco, author of 'The Name of the Rose,' dead at 84 20.2.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
MILAN (AP) — Umberto Eco started working a novel that set the world's imagination on fire "prodded by a seminal idea: I felt like poisoning a monk.
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Hopes of a turnaround in Flint jeopardized by water crisis 26.1.2016 Durango Herald
As the water crisis spreads in Flint, hopes for a turnaround in the hardscrabble city are in jeopardy, locals say
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Full text of Gov. John Hickenlooper's State of the State speech 15.1.2016 Denver Post: Local
Full text of Gov. John Hickenlooper's State of the State speech
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APNewsBreak: EPA wants toxic Nevada mine on Superfund list 24.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after U.S. regulators started assessing damage and health risks at an abandoned Nevada copper mine, the Environmental Protection Agency is moving to add the contaminated site to its Superfund National Priority List, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
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Schools in Iran close because of air pollution 21.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
High air pollution forced Iranian authorities to close all schools and kindergartens in the capital for two days beginning Sunday, saying the pollution had reached dangerous levels.
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Beijing schools close as some residents take smog holiday 8.12.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BEIJING (AP) — Some residents took a smog holiday away from Beijing on Tuesday as the Chinese capital launched restrictions under its first red alert for pollution, closing schools, suspending factories and keeping half the vehicles off the streets.
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Fort Collins cyclists still victims of air pollution, study says 18.11.2015 Denver Post: Local
All the health benefits of bicycling to work, home and play could be negated by harmful exposure to air pollution, a Colorado State University multi-year study has ...
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Colorado residents seek cleanup of festering inactive mines 25.10.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Toxic mines hang over this haven for wildflowers, contaminating water and driving residents — like counterparts statewide — to press for better protection.
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