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Biden promised to focus on ‘environmental justice.’ So far, that doesn’t include finishing key review of mountaintop removal health impacts

Biden promised to focus on ‘environmental justice.’ So far, that doesn’t include finishing key review of mountaintop removal health impacts

Former President Trump disbanded a study looking into the effects of living near strip mines. The effort hasn’t been revived in the Biden Administration.

The forgotten virus: Zika families and researchers struggle for support

The forgotten virus: Zika families and researchers struggle for support

Some babies born with devastating birth defects from the mosquito-borne illness are 7 now, but Covid turned the world’s attention away.
Joe Biden can make the TVA  great again

Joe Biden can make the Tennessee Valley Authority great again

The president has the power to reform the wayward Tennessee Valley Authority. It’s a bigger deal than you think.
E.P.A. approved toxic chemicals for fracking a decade ago, new files show
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E.P.A. approved toxic chemicals for fracking a decade ago, new files show

The compounds can form PFAS, also known as “forever chemicals,” which have been linked to cancer and birth defects. The E.P.A. approvals came despite the agency’s own concerns about toxicity.
A poultry plant, years of groundwater contamination and, finally, a court settlement

A poultry plant, years of groundwater contamination and, finally, a court settlement

Residents in Millsboro, Delaware, sued the local Montaire facility, which they suspect is linked to their cancers and other serious health problems.

Life-saving drinking water disinfectants have a “dark side”
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Life-saving drinking water disinfectants have a “dark side”

Disinfecting drinking water against pathogens is necessary, but by-products from the process are a ubiquitous — and likely growing — problem across the U.S. Solutions exist, though.

Oil drilling, possible fracking planned for Okvanago region—elephants’ last stronghold
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Oil drilling, possible fracking planned for Okvanago region—elephants’ last stronghold

Hundreds of oil wells could come to cover a huge expanse in Namibia and Botswana, in what has been called possibly the “largest oil play of the decade.”
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