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The secret life of plastic

What happens to our trash once we’ve done our duty and tossed it into the right bin?
Pennsylvania PCB contamination

Chemical companies to pay Pennsylvania $100 million for PCB contamination

The Monsanto Company, Solutia INC., and Pharmacia LLC manufactured products containing the toxic chemicals, which damaged waterways and other natural resources across Pa., according to the state.
Antarctic research stations pollution

Antarctic research stations polluted a pristine wilderness

Historical bad practices have left a legacy of pollution in the fragile ecosystem of Antarctica, but efforts are underway to chart a better future.

How plastics are poisoning us
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How plastics are poisoning us

Plastics release and attract toxic chemicals, and appear everywhere from human placentas to chasms thirty-six thousand feet beneath the sea. Will we ever be rid of them? Elizabeth Kolbert writes for The New Yorker

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Chesapeake Bay cleanup stalls

Chesapeake Bay cleanup stalls as blue crabs drop and pollutants remain

A new report on the Chesapeake Bay gave the watershed a score of 32 out of 100, finding little overall progress in reclaiming its waters.

NC Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights Office

EPA administrator comes home to deliver important announcement

With Warren County as his backdrop, the N.C. native introduced the new Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights Office.
Jonathan Kramer: On the Hudson River, a new model of environmental stewardship

Jonathan Kramer: On the Hudson River, a new model of environmental stewardship

The languishing waterway offers an indispensable lesson for scientists: Environmental problems are human problems.

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