Monthly Archives: April 2012

US Sen. Wyden tours Fukushima, reveals situation worse than reported, urges Japan to accept international assistance

April 30, 2012

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Detroit financial crisis: slashes budget 50% and 2,500 jobs, sign of things to come, across the country?

April 30, 2012

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Congress steering US economy toward a ‘fiscal cliff’ – MSNBC

April 30, 2012

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Death before retirement- 45% Of Americans Will Run Out Of Money By Their 75th Birthday

April 30, 2012

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ALERT! End Old-Growth Temperate Rainforest Logging in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

April 29, 2012
ALERT! End Old-Growth Temperate Rainforest Logging in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

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World Malaria Day 2012: Resources still needed

April 29, 2012

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Why is safety a divisive issue for Nuclear Regulatory Commission? – latimes.com

April 29, 2012

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Cutting Carbon’s Dirty Secret: Relocating Pollution & Billion$ – @TIME #ccs, #coal

April 29, 2012

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A tank of sugar: How Brazil runs on biofuel. #energy #jobs

April 29, 2012

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Eastern Germany jobs hit hard by decline of solar.

April 29, 2012

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Smart PRC alternative isn’t blowing smoke…blow $750 million on a 40-year-old coal

April 29, 2012

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Air quality improving, but still failing, lung association reports…”F” grade

April 29, 2012

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AEP disputes study linking #coal #energy plants to 3,200 deaths.

April 29, 2012

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And the winner of our #renewable #energy source is…King #coal still reigns.

April 29, 2012

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Tree-Poisoning Case Reignites Billboard Industry Scandal – @Forbes

April 29, 2012

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7 medicinal herbs and spices that help lower blood pressure

April 29, 2012

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Breakthrough In Solar Cell Efficiency: Low Cost Solar Cells Suitable For Rooftop Panels Could Reach A Record-Breaking 40 Percent Efficiency

April 29, 2012

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Libraries vs google

April 29, 2012

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Inspector General Faults EPA Radiation Monitoring – @Forbes

April 29, 2012

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Workers Memorial Day — April 28, 2012 #safety

April 28, 2012

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National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction #safety

April 28, 2012

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Air Quality Awareness Week – Asthma affects 25.7 million persons, #health

April 28, 2012

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Plastic pollution underestimated, much as a factor of 27, say scientists

April 28, 2012

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Radioactive waste dump opens in Texas, environmentalists worried.

April 28, 2012

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Construction of Utah tar sands plant possible by year’s end.

April 28, 2012

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Indonesia bans imports of U.S. beef.

April 28, 2012

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Workplace poisoning killing millions of Asians each year, says new report.

April 28, 2012

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AFP: New Yorkers fish farms bring hope to socio-economically disadvantaged neighborhoods

April 28, 2012

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America’s Most Polluted Cities…five California cities have the worst

April 28, 2012

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Computing for Sustainable Water Project Uses 2 Million Computers to Study Effects of Human Activity

April 28, 2012

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Phenomenal Gains in Manufacturing Productivity in… America

April 28, 2012

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“The new retirement” for nuclear power plants | 80 is the new 65.

April 28, 2012

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White House Promotes a Bioeconomy…first time the country has recognized the total impact that biological sciences has

April 28, 2012

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Virtual power plants for renewable energies could build out investments

April 28, 2012

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Politics stands in the way of nuclear future…$2 billion national gamble on nuclear energy.

April 28, 2012

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IBM looking to put lithium-air batteries on the road

April 28, 2012

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Philips unveils poleless street lighting system

April 28, 2012

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Dow Corn, Resistant to a Weed Killer, Runs Into Opposition – NYTimes.com

April 28, 2012

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E.P.A. Official Spoke of ‘Crucifying’ Polluters – @NYTimes

April 28, 2012

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Will The Stars Align for Small Nuclear Reactors? @MattWaldNYT

April 28, 2012

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Cancer… It changes everything

April 28, 2012

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Fusion’s gains, however, mean losses for DOE’s environmental and basic energy research programs.

April 28, 2012

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U.S. EPA, Dept. of Energy Launch Innovative New Tools to Determine Solar and Wind Energy Potential o

April 28, 2012

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EPA Awards More Than $1 Million to College Teams for Innovative Environmental Solutions (HQ)

April 28, 2012

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EPA Agreement with Amtrak Brings Greater Drinking Water Protections for Riders (DE, DC, MD, PA, VA,

April 28, 2012

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Fatal work injuries rose in 2010, new data show. #safety

April 27, 2012

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Campaign to Cancel or Legally Bar 166 Proposed U.S. #Coal #Energy Plants.

April 27, 2012

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Is Childhood and Adult obesity the main reason for the massive energy usage and increase in health care costs? #health

April 27, 2012

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Canadian agency orders sawdust removal in lumber mills after 2 catastrophic mill explosions in 3 months. #princegeorge #sawmills #worksafebc

April 27, 2012

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Nothing to sneeze at: Allergies may be good for you?

April 27, 2012

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Organic farming, carefully done, can be efficient.

April 27, 2012

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Tighten your belts, scientists tell the rich “rebalancing” of global consumption to go hand-in-hand with attempts to curb rises in population.

April 27, 2012

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Happy flippin friday!

April 27, 2012

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BioLite CampStove – Awesome idea

April 26, 2012

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US natgas hovers near 10-year low driving chemical industry boom #energy, #jobs

April 26, 2012

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U.S. House Republicans attack Report on Carcinogens

April 26, 2012

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China talks with Turkey about $20 billion nuclear project @nextbigfuture

April 26, 2012

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James Lovelock admits he, Al Gore and others over estimated the speed of climate change @nextbigfuture

April 26, 2012

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Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 could reduce direct spending by $24.7 billion

April 26, 2012

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Geothermal Heat Pump System Taps Sewage Instead of Bedrock

April 26, 2012

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The Department of Labor is poised to put the finishing touches on a rule that would apply child-labor laws to children working on family farms, prohibiting them from performing a list of jobs on their own families’ land.

April 26, 2012

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Have we given our generation intellectual educations that do not translate to job skills? #DontDoubleMyRate

April 26, 2012

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Destroy 4 hydroelectric dams that provide water and flood protection.. When own scientist questions the science – he gets fired.

April 26, 2012

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Nanocrystal-coated fibers show promise for harvesting waste heat @TechPurdue

April 26, 2012

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Japan fears nuclear plant sits atop active geological fault.

April 26, 2012

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Dow Solar rolls out Solar Shingles in California and Texas

April 26, 2012

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Skin cancer cases soar by 60% in a decade.

April 26, 2012

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Discovery of mad cow in California was stroke of luck.

April 26, 2012

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EPA is pressed to ban chemicals that studies link to honeybees’ demise.

April 26, 2012

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Mississippi approves coal-fired power plant pushing aside environmental objections

April 26, 2012

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Cheap, stable, printable liquid solar cells developed @gizmag

April 26, 2012

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NINJA DEER

April 26, 2012

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Urban Heat Drives Faster Tree Growth, 8 times more biomass than in the country

April 26, 2012

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Parents angry about Labor Dept. rule banning farm chores @PatrickRichar33

April 26, 2012

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999Bottle tracks your mitigated environmental impact one water bottle at a time

April 25, 2012

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Meat Consumption in China Now Double That in the United States

April 25, 2012

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Breadfruit Trees are ‘Trees That Feed’ and Create Jobs in Jamaica

April 25, 2012

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Solar Powered Process Could Finally Make Concrete Greener : @TreeHugger

April 25, 2012

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Fees and anger rise in California water war. @nytimes

April 24, 2012

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Can heavy metal in foods, cosmetics spur breast cancer spread?

April 24, 2012

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CRS — U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Changing Oil Prices

April 24, 2012

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Massive Methane Release In the Arctic Region – @Slashdot

April 24, 2012

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Next-gen cargo ships could use 164-foot sails to lower fuel use by 30% @gizmag

April 24, 2012

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A clean, green power source that could potentially meet the needs of 520 million people.

April 24, 2012

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It’s time to retire Earth Day…the day has long outlived its usefulness. From @garyglx5 at @GreatLakesEcho

April 24, 2012

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PodCast – New OSHA Initiatives, Mexico’s landmark climate legislation and more on EHS This Week @Intelex

April 24, 2012

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Americans want more and better environmental reporting; help us get some

April 24, 2012
Americans want more and better environmental reporting; help us get some

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CSB Releases New Safety Video on Fatal Hot Work Explosion at DuPont Facility in Buffalo; #HotWork

April 24, 2012

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Long-term Medicare & SS deficit tops $63 trillion

April 24, 2012

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EPA Releases List of Top 50 Green-Powered Organizations/ Intel, Kohl’s, Microsoft rank in top three

April 24, 2012

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Water revolution would turn rooftops into catchments.

April 24, 2012

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Hydropower ‘could supply Africa’s entire power needs.’

April 24, 2012

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Tide turns in favour of wave power instead of wind farms.

April 24, 2012

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Prenatal exposure to air pollution makes children fat.

April 24, 2012

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Mainstreaming biobased plastics.

April 24, 2012

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Report Says Chinese Textile Polluters Disregard Environmental Regulations

April 24, 2012

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New Research Links Phthalates to Type 2 Diabetes

April 24, 2012

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“Photochemical upconversion” could allow conventional solar cells to break 40% efficiency

April 23, 2012

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Worker fatality at OSHA VPP site

April 23, 2012

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Gary Anderson’s Recycle symbol, 1971 won first prize… Where are we now?

April 23, 2012

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