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‘It gets worse every day’: why are sea lions and dolphins dying along California’s coast?

The unprecedented outbreak has scientists concerned as record number of animals turn up lifeless on beaches
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The toxic threat in thawing permafrost

Scientists are tracking neurotoxic methylmercury production in North America’s largest peatland.
The life-or-death implications of curbing air pollution from power plants

The life-or-death implications of curbing air pollution from power plants

The EPA issued a proposed legal finding yesterday that it is “appropriate and necessary” to regulate mercury and other harmful air pollutants from the power sector under the Clean Air Act, a life-or-death matter for people who live near power plants.
Biden administration to reinstate mercury pollution rules weakened under Trump

Biden administration to reinstate mercury pollution rules weakened under Trump

The E.P.A. will resume enforcing limits on the release of mercury, a neurotoxin linked to developmental damage in children, from coal-burning power plants.
 Russian River whipsawed by drought, flood and fire

Summer dreams dry up on the Russian River, a paradise whipsawed by drought, flood and fire

If there was any respite to be found, it was here on the Russian River. Yet everywhere were signs of the West's ever-intensifying drought, with the Russian River taking the early hit.

Flint water crisis: Former Gov. Rick Snyder to face criminal charges
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Flint water crisis: Former Gov. Rick Snyder to face criminal charges

The ex-governor and several other former officials are expected to face imminent criminal charges for their role in the 2014 Flint water crisis.
The EPA has updated rules governing lead in drinking water

The EPA has updated rules governing lead in drinking water

The federal government will require testing for lead contamination in schools and day care facilities and will compel utilities to inventory all lead service lines. But it will allow many of the nation's estimated 6 million or more lead pipes to remain in the ground.

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