Hurricane Dorian could slam 67 toxic sites. But hundreds more are at risk.
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Hurricane Dorian could slam 67 toxic sites. But hundreds more are at risk.

Superfund sites "hold the most dangerous chemicals known to mankind."

Los Angeles bans oil and gas drilling within city limits

The Los Angeles City Council has voted to ban new oil and gas drilling and phase out existing wells over the next two decades, a historic decision that comes after years of complaints by residents about how pollution from nearby drilling has caused them health issues.

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'Buy America' timeline threatens to delay EV charger network

Construction of a national web of electric vehicle charging stations could be delayed if the Biden administration enforces a January deadline to manufacture the chargers domestically, according to industry officials who are racing to build the network.

How Greenland’s ice streams could have major impact on sea level rise

New radar technology allowing scientists to examine the Greenland ice sheet has revealed that major flows of ice across the continent can change much more rapidly than was previously thought.

Climate change is pushing Pacific Northwest farmers to protect crops from extreme heat

Farmers who grow apples, berries, cherries, potatoes and more in the Pacific Northwest are facing more intense and frequent heat, and struggling to adapt their practices to protect their crops.

Lynda Lukasik to lead Hamilton’s climate change office

Longtime head of Environment Hamilton — who once successfully took the city to court over landfill pollution — will now push for change from inside the corporation.

Sustainability emerges as a prevalent theme at RSNA 2022

Sustainability might not have been the official theme of the Radiological Society of North America 2022 annual meeting, but it was a prevalent topic among vendors, attendees and presenters.

“Earth’s beating heart”: 12 coastal-themed books to help kids grow in their understanding and empathy
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“Earth’s beating heart”: 12 coastal-themed books to help kids grow in their understanding and empathy

From the Arctic to the Antarctic and from the smallest bioluminescent organism to the biggest whales, this season’s selections take readers through the world’s oceans and introduce them to a range of incredible species.
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WATCH: The latest evidence of widespread sperm count decline

"Pregnant women, and men planning to conceive a pregnancy, have a responsibility to protect the reproductive health of the offspring they are creating."

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