User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
Category: Environmental Health
Last updated: Apr 18 2014 17:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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China says one-fifth of its farmland is polluted 18.4.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BEIJING (AP) — Faced with growing public anger about a poisonous environment, China's government released a yearslong study that shows nearly one-fifth of the country's farmland is contaminated with toxic metals, a stunning indictment of unfettered industrialization under the Communist Party's authoritarian rule.
Activist at Westminster dog park warns of proximity to Rocky Flats 8.4.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
WESTMINSTER — After seeing two dogs battle cancer she believes was caused by playing in a dog park next to the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons factory, Denver resident Alesya Casse
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Cleaning up "brownfield" sites is a win for the economy and the environment 26.3.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
In 2001, the Villa Italia Mall in Lakewood, which had been open for business for over 40 years, finally shut its doors.
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Monday Medical: Get back to spring favorites 17.3.2014 Steamboat Pilot
Monday is St. Patrick’s Day, which means that spring is just around the corner. Spring is the perfect time for new beginnings, so if you have hit a slump in your New Year’s resolutions, this is your chance to change things up. And finally, March is National Nutrition Month. It’s the perfect time to focus on green (healthy) eating. The color green conjures up thoughts of health, grass, spring and a plethora of spring veggies. In the Yampa Valley, thoughts of spring might start at the sight of a few shoots of grass poking through the snow, warmer days and the desire to shed the layers of winter. At the grocery stores, fresh spring produce will start to arrive, either from local greenhouses or warmer climates. Let’s explore a few spring favorites. Asparagus is a spring classic and best eaten when it’s at its nutrient height. Recent studies have shown that some of the nutrients and phytochemicals in asparagus are more perishable than other veggies, so eat this spring beauty as fresh as can be. ...
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Cotter negotiates amid spills and uranium spike by river in Canon City 14.3.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Cotter negotiates amid spills and uranium spike by river in Canon City
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Public to weigh in on plan to clean up E. coli in lower Bear Creek 7.3.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Four years after high levels of E. coli bacteria were first detected in lower Bear Creek, the public will finally get a chance to see the plan for cleaning it up.
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Thursday public forum focuses on health effects of bad air 28.2.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Among the many hotly debated issues regarding Utah’s air quality: Where does the pollution come from? A group of physicians concerned about health effects of air pollution will take up the question in a public discussion Thursday starting at 7 p.m. at Salt Lake City Main Library auditorium. Views differ on which and how much of the emissions in the Wasatch Front’s inversion come from major industrial polluters, more widespread emitters such as commercial buildings and homes, and the exact role o...
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Editorial: Utah pollution is a moral issue, too 26.2.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
When public health is threatened by a product that many Utah legislators see as evil, they agree to consider changing state law to keep that product out of the hands of young Utahns. On the other hand, when the same legislators are confronted by another health hazard, this one produced by large corporations not considered purveyors of an immoral substance, they find it difficult, indeed, to put limits on the amount of that toxic substance being consumed by even the youngest and most vulnerable...
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Rodger Steen: Cleaner air for Colorado 26.2.2014 Steamboat Pilot
Many of you will have seen the initial articles about updated air emission rules for oil and gas development in Colorado, passed as of Sunday. The real story is that all of Colorado, but especially the Western Slope, won big, and Routt County and Community Alliance of the Yampa Valley played an integral part in the groundwork for that win. The EPA had promulgated tighter emission standards for new oil and gas production facilities in October 2012, and these were incorporated in the Colorado rules. Beyond that, Colorado has established an even better rule by applying those standards to existing production sites and has built a strong monitoring requirement to ensure strict compliance with those new rules. Effective compliance monitoring especially is needed for oil and gas production wells because leaks of pollution are so difficult to detect without special equipment, and there are many valves, hatches and joints susceptible to leaking. These new rules were needed on the East Slope because of ...
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Boulder's Falafel King issues voluntary recall for green chile hummus, wraps 25.2.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder-based Falafel King has conducted a voluntary recall of its Hatch Green Chili Hummus and Hatch Green Chile Wraps because of possible listeria contamination, Colorado health officials announced Monday.
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Boulder's Falafel King recalls hummus, wraps because of possible Listeria contamination 25.2.2014 Denver Post: Business
Boulder's Falafel King recalls hummus, wraps because of possible Listeria contamination
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Colorado adopts tougher air rules for oil, gas industry 24.2.2014 Denver Post: Local
Colorado adopts tougher air rules for oil, gas industry
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Beijing issues rare air pollution alert 21.2.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BEIJING—When the air gets really bad, Beijing says it has an emergency plan to yank half the city's cars off the road.
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For native birds, cities may spread disease while still providing sanctuary 21.2.2014 High Country News Most Recent
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Lawmakers move to free $11.2 million for chemical cleanup tax credit 19.2.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Lawmakers move to free $11.2 million for chemical cleanup tax credit
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Older Americans are early winners under health law (Cached) 18.2.2014 Durango Herald
CHICAGO x2013 For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another. Theyx2019re unwanted by employers, rejected by insurers, struggling to cover rising medical costs and praying to reach Medicare age before a health crisis.These luckless people, most in their 50s...
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Colorado facing oil and gas boom fumes, favors cleaner facilities 16.2.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado facing oil and gas boom fumes, favors cleaner facilities
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Cancer-causing chemical PCE contaminates Colorado soil, water and homes 9.2.2014 Denver Post: Local
Cancer-causing chemical PCE contaminates Colorado soil, water and homes
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After calamity, Utah bighorn sheep return to Goslin Mountain 1.2.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
After killing more than 50 bighorn sheep on Goslin Mountain in 2010, Utah state wildlife officials began efforts last week to restore the herd along the Green River below Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Twenty-three Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep captured in Desolation Canyon lower on the Green River were released Thursday on Goslin Mountain. There have been scattered reports of bighorn sheep from anglers fishing the Green River since 2010. But this is the first time wild sheep have officially been spott...
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Trib Talk: Pollution and your health 27.1.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Exposure to pollution has been linked to asthma and lung development for years. But researchers are now looking into how dirty air affects a much broader range of afflictions including autism, heart failure and neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and stroke. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., pediatrician and advocate Dr. Michelle Hofmann and Tribune health reporter Kirsten Stewart join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to explain what we know about the health consequences of pollution and where the r...
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