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Wisconsin Ranks 2nd in Nation in Electronic Health Records

October 4, 2017

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Wisconsin Hospitals Recognized for Excellence in Surgical Care

October 4, 2017

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Influenza Is Already Making the Rounds In Wisconsin

October 4, 2017

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20% Discount for Pistoia Alliance Members for Laboratory Informatics Summit

October 4, 2017

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President’s Challenge 2017 – Finalists Announced

October 4, 2017

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OSHA’s Mobile-Friendly Publication on Training Requirements is Easy to Use on the Job

October 4, 2017
OSHA’s Mobile-Friendly Publication on Training Requirements is Easy to Use on the Job

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New Fact Sheets Available on Protecting Workers in Laboratories and Shipyards

October 4, 2017
New Fact Sheets Available on Protecting Workers in Laboratories and Shipyards

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Top Stories OSHA to delay enforcement of crystalline silica standard in the construction industry OSHA Memorandum Outlines 30-Day Enforcement Plan for Silica Construction Standard Enforcement of OSHA’s respirable crystalline silica standard for construction went into effect on Sept. 23. The agency announced in a September 20 memorandum a 30-day enforcement phase-in to help employers comply with the new standard. Citations may be considered for employers not making any efforts to comply. For more information on silica hazards and OSHA’s standard, visit the Silica Final Rule webpage. Top 10 OSHA Violations Announced at National Safety Congress Top from left: Fall Protection, Hazard Communication, Scaffolding, Respiratory Protection, Lockout/Tagout Bottom from left: Ladders, Powered Industria Top from left: Fall Protection, Hazard Communication, Scaffolding, Respiratory Protection, Lockout/Tagout Bottom from left: Ladders, Powered Industrial Trucks, Machine Guarding, Fall Protection

October 4, 2017
Top Stories OSHA to delay enforcement of crystalline silica standard in the construction industry OSHA Memorandum Outlines 30-Day Enforcement Plan for Silica Construction Standard Enforcement of OSHA’s respirable crystalline silica standard for construction went into effect on Sept. 23. The agency announced in a September 20 memorandum a 30-day enforcement phase-in to help employers comply with the new standard. Citations may be considered for employers not making any efforts to comply. For more information on silica hazards and OSHA’s standard, visit the Silica Final Rule webpage. Top 10 OSHA Violations Announced at National Safety Congress Top from left: Fall Protection, Hazard Communication, Scaffolding, Respiratory Protection, Lockout/Tagout Bottom from left: Ladders, Powered Industria Top from left: Fall Protection, Hazard Communication, Scaffolding, Respiratory Protection, Lockout/Tagout Bottom from left: Ladders, Powered Industrial Trucks, Machine Guarding, Fall Protection

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Read More From Source:Top Stories OSHA to delay enforcement of crystalline silica standard in the construction industry OSHA Memorandum Outlines 30-Day Enforcement Plan for Silica Construction Standard Enforcement of OSHA’s respirable crystalline silica standard for construction went into effect on Sept. 23. The agency announced in a September 20 memorandum a 30-day enforcement phase-in to help employers comply with the new standard. Citations may be considered for employers not making any efforts to comply. For more information on silica hazards and OSHA’s standard, visit the Silica Final Rule webpage. Top 10 OSHA Violations Announced at National Safety Congress Top from left: Fall Protection, Hazard Communication, Scaffolding, Respiratory Protection, Lockout/Tagout Bottom from left: Ladders, Powered Industria Top from left: Fall Protection, Hazard Communication, Scaffolding, Respiratory Protection, Lockout/Tagout Bottom from left: Ladders, Powered Industrial Trucks, Machine Guarding, Fall Protection" -

Top 10 OSHA Violations Announced at National Safety Congress

October 4, 2017

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Micro Hydro as Farmland Protection against Wild Animals

October 4, 2017
Micro Hydro as Farmland Protection against Wild Animals

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Better Plants Program Partners Save $4.2 Billion in Energy Costs

October 4, 2017
Better Plants Program Partners Save $4.2 Billion in Energy Costs

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Energy Department Launches Up to $15 Million to Tackle Solar Desalination

October 4, 2017
Energy Department Launches Up to $15 Million to Tackle Solar Desalination

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Earth’s sixth mass extinction event under way, scientists warn:

October 4, 2017
Earth’s sixth mass extinction event under way, scientists warn:

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​​Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Health Care Personnel — United States, 2016–17 Influenza Season

October 4, 2017
​​Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Health Care Personnel — United States, 2016–17 Influenza Season

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Health and Safety Report – Tool Ergonomics, ​Dust Exposure, WHMIS Update and Workplace Mental Health workshop

October 4, 2017

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Does coffee get a Prop 65 warning? What is acrylamide? Is it true that coffee and cocoa contain this toxin?

October 4, 2017
Does coffee get a Prop 65 warning? What is acrylamide? Is it true that coffee and cocoa contain this toxin?

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 4, 2017
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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California Governor Expected to Sign Chemical Disclosure Bill

October 4, 2017
California Governor Expected to Sign Chemical Disclosure Bill

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Sea salt around the world is contaminated by plastic, @JessicaGlenza

October 4, 2017
Sea salt around the world is contaminated by plastic, @JessicaGlenza

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New Video on Protecting Oil & Gas Workers

October 4, 2017
New Video on Protecting Oil & Gas Workers

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Help resources for fentanyl exposure to emergency responders

October 4, 2017
Help resources for fentanyl exposure to emergency responders

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Kids Say the Darnest Things Hilarious Dangerous Goods Version!

October 4, 2017
Kids Say the Darnest Things Hilarious Dangerous Goods Version!

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Seminar: Plastics Producers Solutions on Marine Litter

October 4, 2017
Seminar: Plastics Producers Solutions on Marine Litter

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Pollution and stress at home combine to spur more hyperactivity.

October 4, 2017

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Trump’s pick for EPA safety chief argued kids are less sensitive to chemical toxicity.

October 4, 2017

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Trading old hazards for new?

October 4, 2017

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Islamic State occupation wrecks Iraq environment and infrastructure.

October 4, 2017

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Test tube babies in a conflict zone: Dealing with infertility in Gaza.

October 4, 2017

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What if DuPont had gone green in North Carolina?

October 4, 2017

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Enviro group names names in new anti-pollution campaign.

October 4, 2017

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Chemical ban impacts bedding, furniture.

October 4, 2017

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Workplace carcinogens lead to thousands of cancer cases in Ontario each year: Study.

October 4, 2017

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Alaskans push US government to investigate BC’s border mines.

October 4, 2017

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Scottish government bans fracking after public opposition.

October 4, 2017

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Hindu festival chokes Indian waterways with flowers and idol debris.

October 4, 2017

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Sydney waste-power incinerator plans halved amid pollution and health fears.

October 4, 2017

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Desperation grows in Puerto Rico’s poor communities without water or power.

October 4, 2017

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Milwaukee is showing how urban gardening can heal a city.

October 4, 2017

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Slow and steady, a tortoise is winning its race with extinction.

October 4, 2017

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Protection for tiny darter contrasts admin moves on grizzlies.

October 4, 2017

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Move over, hippies.

October 4, 2017

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Failure to vaccinate is likely driver of US measles outbreaks, report says.

October 4, 2017

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Denmark to clamp down on phthalates with new initiative.

October 4, 2017

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What are flesh-eating bacteria, and how do you fight them?

October 4, 2017

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Environmentalists sue the state over spike in whale entanglements in crab fishing gear.

October 4, 2017

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Obama environmental chief says Trump rollbacks won’t wash.

October 4, 2017

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China’s emissions trading scheme puts Australian companies on notice.

October 4, 2017

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Climate change creating food shortages across the Pacific, says support agency.

October 4, 2017

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Interfaith group addresses climate change.

October 4, 2017

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China will meet 2020 carbon reduction target, Xie Zhenhua says.

October 4, 2017

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Mid-air turbulence set to triple due to climate change, scientists warn.

October 4, 2017

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Migrating birds are running out of water.

October 4, 2017

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US tax reforms would leave renewable energy out in the cold.

October 4, 2017

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How C&A created the world’s first Cradle to Cradle T-shirt

October 4, 2017

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High Subsidies Ensure Profit for Nearly Half New U.S. Oil Investments

October 4, 2017

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“States Want Access to Chemical Trade Secrets Before Spills”

October 4, 2017

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“Policy: Perry Calls On FERC To Dismantle U.S. Power Markets”

October 4, 2017

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Clean Water Rule Rollback Seen As Death Blow For ‘Very Unique Habitat’

October 4, 2017

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“Poll: Most Americans Want Government To Fight Climate Change”

October 4, 2017

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After Hurricanes, Rebuilding for Energy Efficiency and Storm Survival

October 4, 2017

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“Eating Grass-Fed Beef Isn’t as Climate-Friendly as You May Think”

October 4, 2017

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“Miles of Algae Covering Lake Erie”

October 3, 2017

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“Rick Perry Manages To Unite Oil, Gas, Wind And Solar — Against Him”

October 3, 2017

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“White House To Request $29 Billion For Hurricane Relief”

October 3, 2017

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Second Irrawaddy dolphin death in Borneo linked to fishing nets

October 3, 2017

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Audio: Taking a closer look at the evidence for conservation effectiveness

October 3, 2017

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Strips Of Native Prairie Plants Could Reduce Pollution From Farm Fields

October 3, 2017

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“General Motors Is Going All Electric”

October 3, 2017

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“Residents Say Tests Find Toxic Chemicals After Plant’s Fire”

October 3, 2017

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“Harvey Knocked Out Dozens Of Texas Water, Sewer Systems”

October 3, 2017

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“Trump Administration Swaps ‘Climate Change’ For ‘Resilience'”

October 3, 2017

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An Absent EPA Climate Report, And A Tale Of Two Flooded Superfund Sites

October 3, 2017

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“Split U.S. Solar Industry To Debate Tariffs At Hearing”

October 3, 2017

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“Shunning Fossil Fuels, 40 Catholic Groups Seek Climate Action”

October 3, 2017

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“U.S. Interior Dept. Watchdog Launches Probe Into Zinke’s Travel”

October 3, 2017

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A rhino called hope

October 3, 2017

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“E.P.A. Chief’s Calendar: A Stream of Industry Meetings and Trips Home”

October 3, 2017

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Even as Trump and Modi clash on energy, India and U.S. are partnering

October 3, 2017

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Bats key pollinators for durian production, camera traps confirm

October 2, 2017

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USAID Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge awards Acceleration Prizes for rapid tech developments

October 2, 2017

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Amazon community on Tapajós River invaded by wildcat miners

October 2, 2017

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Can community forestry deliver for Madagascar’s forests and people?

October 2, 2017

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“EPA Finds Dioxin Exposed At Superfund Site After Storm, Orders Tests”

October 2, 2017

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“U.S. Energy Head Seeks Help For Coal, Nuclear Power Plants”

October 2, 2017

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Targeted for Drilling in Senate Budget

October 2, 2017

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“Health and Safety Rules Targeted As Trump Begins To Slash Red Tape”

October 2, 2017

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“Week Ahead: EPA Poised To Deliver Major Ozone, Climate Decisions”

October 2, 2017

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Two new ‘birdcatcher’ trees described from Puerto Rico

October 1, 2017

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WV Senator says “thanks, but no thanks” to Trump’s nominee for mine safety agency

September 29, 2017

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Mining project in Leuser Ecosystem no longer has a valid permit

September 29, 2017

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Meet the new Bernie Sanders spider

September 29, 2017

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Brazil: a world champion in political and environmental devastation (commentary)

September 29, 2017

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China sends first pandas to Indonesia under captive-breeding agreement

September 28, 2017

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New research suggests tropical forests are now a net source of carbon emissions

September 28, 2017

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How effective is conservation in Madagascar? Series starts next week

September 28, 2017

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Camera trap records nearly extinct cuckoo bird in Sumatra

September 27, 2017

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Temer walks back plan to open Denmark-sized area of Amazon to mining

September 27, 2017

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How much of a shock can an electric eel deliver? A scientist just found out first-hand

September 27, 2017

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Lawsuits test local governments’ ability to clean up Indonesia’s coal mining sector

September 27, 2017

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Giant tree-dwelling rat discovered in the Solomon Islands

September 26, 2017

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