User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
Category: Environmental Health
Last updated: Jun 14 2018 20:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Water World guests at risk due to possible water contamination, health department says 14.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Health officials warn patrons of Water World in Federal Heights who entered the park between Monday and Wednesday may be sickened by contaminated water from an irrigation pond after a power outage and equipment failure. Anyone who drank water from concession stands or drinking fountains or swam in pools and slides could be at risk […]
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Contamination of Fountain Creek needs transparency from EPA 9.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has blocked the release of a study showing that toxic chemicals are contaminating water supplies across the nation.
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CU begins testing blood of people who may have consumed water contaminated by chemicals in firefighting foam used on Peterson AFB 3.6.2018 Denver Post: Business
Two years after revelations that one of mankind's hardest-to-get-rid-of chemicals has contaminated groundwater tapped by communities south of Colorado Springs, full investigation of the harm still isn't done.
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Romaine lettuce made 172 people sick. Government investigators might never know why. 1.6.2018 Denver Post: Food
More than seven weeks after the start of a massive E. coli illness outbreak from romaine lettuce that sickened 172 people and caused romaine sales to plummet 45 percent, the Food and Drug Administration says it has no idea who or what caused the contamination.
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CDPHE hits Western Sugar with $2 million fine in deal aimed at cleaning up air, land and water at Fort Morgan facility 21.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado health officials have settled a dispute with the Western Sugar Cooperative by imposing a $2 million fine for violating state environmental laws -- violations that include odor emissions, unauthorized spills of fecal coliform and sulfide, and illegal stockpiling of waste including coal ash.
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An air of gloom 14.5.2018 Columns – The Indian Express
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Sting in the air 5.5.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Science and Colorado’s “brown cloud” 4.5.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Let us stay with continuing to use scientific research to keep our air clean and to assure that the dreaded brown cloud does not return.
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Why E. coli keeps getting into our lettuce 27.4.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Consumers have grown to love convenience salads, from tubs of pre-washed baby spinach to bags of chopped romaine.
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Porter Adventist Hospital extends period patients may have been at risk of contracting disease, suspends all surgeries for now 7.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Porter Adventist Hospital, which days ago warned about a breach in the sterilization process of surgical tools that could have put their patients at risk of contracting serious diseases, is now offering patients who underwent orthopedic or spine surgical procedures between February 21, 2016 and April 5 of this year testing for bloodborne pathogens.
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Jennifer Carroll elected as Erie’s new mayor, affirming town’s approach to fracking reform 4.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Final returns on Tuesday for Erie's municipal election, billed in recent months as a referendum on the town's renewed post-Firestone approach to oil and gas regulation, confirmed a wide-margin victory for mayoral candidate Jennifer Carroll.
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Colorado AG, oil and gas industry groups urge state Supreme Court to relax rule for protecting public health and the environment 4.4.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman on Tuesday weighed in with a 68-page formal argument urging the state Supreme Court to overturn a legal ruling requiring protection of people and the environment before allowing more oil and gas drilling.
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Near Imphal, hope floats for polluted Northeast lakes 26.3.2018 Front Page – The Indian Express
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Healthy office spaces promote healthy lifestyles 21.3.2018 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Pollution even when ‘safe’ slows down brain growth in kids 9.3.2018 Health – The Indian Express
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Colorado lawmakers kill bill to require protecting people and the environment as oil and gas operations move closer 8.3.2018 Denver Post: Business
Quick as the cracks from Senate President Jerry Sonnenberg's gavel, Colorado lawmakers on Wednesday killed a bill that would have required state regulators of the oil and gas industry to prioritize public health and safety before allowing more drilling inside cities.
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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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