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Discard these common recycling myths

Despite recycling being around for decades, many misconceptions persist about what can and cannot be recycled.

Allyson Chiu reports for The Washington Post.

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New environmental regulations announced by the Biden administration

President Biden has recently introduced significant environmental rules targeting climate change, toxics, and wildlife protection.

Coral Davenport reports for The New York Times.

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Climate activists take over Lyon chemical facility

Hundreds of activists stormed a chemical plant in Lyon, France, to protest against the production of 'forever chemicals', demanding cleanup of pollution and compensation for affected locals.

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Chemours and DuPont's knowledge of PFAS risks leads to UN intervention

A United Nations human rights panel has spotlighted a North Carolina PFAS plant for its environmental negligence, highlighting the ongoing production of toxic chemicals despite known health risks.

James Bruggers reports for Inside Climate News.

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Plastic chemicals linked to $249 billion in US health care costs in just one year, study finds

By contributing to the development of chronic disease and death, a group of hormone-disruptive plastic chemicals is costing the US health care system billions — over $249 billion in 2018 alone, a new study found.

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Plastic or paper? The truth about drinking straws

The backlash against single-use plastics has seen a growing market for paper, metal, glass and plant-based straws. But is the choice between them really a simple one?
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New CA law allows bans on synthetic turf as PFAS worries grow

California cities can ban synthetic turf under a law Gov. Gavin Newsom signed. He rejected a bill to ban PFAS in fake lawns.
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