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As waste-to-energy incinerators spread in Southeast Asia, so do concerns

Widely in use in countries including Japan, South Korea and northern Europe, waste-to-energy technology is making inroads in Southeast Asia, where it’s presented as a tried-and-tested green energy solution.

Investigation: Below aging dams, a toxic threat

Investigation: Below aging dams, a toxic threat

Documents suggest that in more than 80 U.S. locations, the failure of an aging dam could flood a major toxic waste site.
Superfund sites threatened by climate change
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Battered, flooded and submerged: many Superfund sites are dangerously threatened by climate change

The Obama administration directed the EPA to focus on climate-related threats. Now, the Trump administration refuses to even use the word.
Dam failure threatens a Dow chemical complex and Superfund cleanup
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Dam failure threatens a Dow chemical complex and Superfund cleanup

Floodwaters surged toward Midland, Mich., and one of the nation’s most extensive toxic cleanup sites, raising concerns of a wider environmental fallout from the dam disaster.
To make this tofu, start by burning toxic plastic
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To make this tofu, start by burning toxic plastic

Plastic waste from America, collected for recycling, is shipped to Indonesia. Some is burned as fuel by tofu makers, producing deadly chemicals and contaminating food.
He was Dow’s ‘Dioxin Lawyer.’ Now he’s Trump’s choice to run the Superfund Program
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He was Dow’s ‘Dioxin Lawyer.’ Now he’s Trump’s choice to run the Superfund Program

Peter Wright helped negotiate a major Dow toxic cleanup. During that time, Dow was accused of submitting disputed data, misrepresenting scientific evidence and delaying the work.
Companies preparing Superfund sites for next major hurricane

Companies preparing Superfund sites for next major hurricane

International Paper Co. and McGinnes Industrial Maintenance Corp., both working to clean up a Superfund site slammed by Hurricane Harvey, say it will take two years to figure out how to adapt the site's waste-removal plan for the potential of severe weather.

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