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PhysOrg
Scientists release recommendations for building land in coastal Louisianaseeking to protect Louisiana's abundant natural resources," said Natalie Peyron
Scientists release recommendations for building land in coastal Louisiana
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
seeking to protect Louisiana's abundant natural resources," said Natalie Peyronnin, director of science policy with the Environmental Defense Fund, who acted as facilitator for the working group. Key recommendations include: More information:... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Partial shutdowns proposed for SRP's Coronado coal plant in northeast Arizonapollution from coal plants will look closely at the details of the plan, said B
Partial shutdowns proposed for SRP's Coronado coal plant in northeast Arizona
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
pollution from coal plants will look closely at the details of the plan, said Bruce Polkowsky, a Colorado consultant to the Environmental Defense Fund. They will be interested in calculating whether the proposed periods of shutdown adequately... Read more
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The Houma Courier
River diversion report outlines land-building strategyadvantage of all the sand that can be carried at that point,” said Natalie Peyr
River diversion report outlines land-building strategy
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
advantage of all the sand that can be carried at that point,” said Natalie Peyronnin, director of science policy with the Environmental Defense Fund. Spring and summer operations are still important to take full advantage of peaks, but diversions... Read more
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The Daily Comet
River diversion report outlines land-building strategyadvantage of all the sand that can be carried at that point,” said Natalie Peyr
River diversion report outlines land-building strategy
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
advantage of all the sand that can be carried at that point,” said Natalie Peyronnin, director of science policy with the Environmental Defense Fund. Spring and summer operations are still important to take full advantage of peaks, but diversions... Read more
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Fortune
Walmart Is Pushing Its Suppliers to Drop 8 Controversial ChemicalsSafer Choice certification for its own private brand products. But it did not s
Walmart Is Pushing Its Suppliers to Drop 8 Controversial Chemicals
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
Safer Choice certification for its own private brand products. But it did not specify which chemicals at the time. The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) worked with the company to implement its policy. The two retailers have enormous influence... Read more
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NBC News
Wal-Mart to Eliminate Controversial Chemicals From 90,000 Productsreduce and restrict the use of priority chemicals and replace them with safer a
Wal-Mart to Eliminate Controversial Chemicals From 90,000 Products
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
reduce and restrict the use of priority chemicals and replace them with safer alternatives." Wal-Mart worked with the Environmental Defense Fund to designate the priority chemicals, which include triclosan (used in clothing and toys), parabens... Read more
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Newsmax
Wal-Mart Asks Suppliers to Remove 8 Chemicals From Productseliminate certain chemicals in products and that those efforts go beyond its U.
Wal-Mart Asks Suppliers to Remove 8 Chemicals From Products
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
eliminate certain chemicals in products and that those efforts go beyond its U.S. stores. In a blog post Wednesday, the Environmental Defense Fund said Wal-Mart has made "major strides" and has set in place "effective systems to measure and... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Mart Asks Suppliers to Remove 8 Chemicals From Productseliminate certain chemicals in products and that those efforts go beyond its U.
Mart Asks Suppliers to Remove 8 Chemicals From Products
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
eliminate certain chemicals in products and that those efforts go beyond its U.S. stores. In a blog post Wednesday, the Environmental Defense Fund said Wal-Mart has made "major strides" and has set in place "effective systems to measure and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Wal-Mart names eight chemicals to be removed from productsfrom January 2014, focuses on products sold at Walmart and Sam's Club stores in
Wal-Mart names eight chemicals to be removed from products
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
from January 2014, focuses on products sold at Walmart and Sam's Club stores in the United States, according to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), which said it worked with Wal-Mart to develop and implement its policy. Wal-Mart said in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Retailer looks to reduce chemical usethe environment," Wal-Mart said in a statement Wednesday. The world's largest r
Retailer looks to reduce chemical use
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
the environment," Wal-Mart said in a statement Wednesday. The world's largest retailer created the list with help from the Environmental Defense Fund, aiming to get suppliers to find alternatives, said Zach Freeze, Wal-Mart's director for strategic... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Murdoch sons on verge of getting their wish: No Roger Ailesto make BskyB, one part of Murdoch’s European operations, carbon neutral. And h
Murdoch sons on verge of getting their wish: No Roger Ailes
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
to make BskyB, one part of Murdoch’s European operations, carbon neutral. And his wife, Kathryn, sits on the board of the Environmental Defense Fund; she is also president of the Quadrivium Foundation, which focuses on natural resources, “civic... Read more
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The Columbian
Wal-Mart asks suppliers to take out 8 chemicalseliminate certain chemicals in products and that those efforts go beyond its U.
Wal-Mart asks suppliers to take out 8 chemicals
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
eliminate certain chemicals in products and that those efforts go beyond its U.S. stores. In a blog post Wednesday, the Environmental Defense Fund said Wal-Mart has made “major strides” and has set in place “effective systems to measure and... Read more
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Reuters
Wal-Mart names eight chemicals to be removed from productsfrom January 2014, focuses on products sold at Walmart and Sam's Club stores in
Wal-Mart names eight chemicals to be removed from products
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
from January 2014, focuses on products sold at Walmart and Sam's Club stores in the United States, according to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), which said it worked with Wal-Mart to develop and implement its policy.... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Our Turn: How Arizona should handle future water cutsas we work to manage this new reality and set us on a path to thrive. Kevin Mo
Our Turn: How Arizona should handle future water cuts
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
as we work to manage this new reality and set us on a path to thrive. Kevin Moran is senior director of Western Water at Environmental Defense Fund. Email him at kmoran@edf.org. Noah Mundt is senior program manager for Siemens Industry Inc. with... Read more
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FOX News
Wal-Mart identifies eight chemicals to be removed from productsfocuses on products sold at both Walmart and Sam's Club stores in the United St
Wal-Mart identifies eight chemicals to be removed from products
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
focuses on products sold at both Walmart and Sam's Club stores in the United States, according to a blog post from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), which said it worked with Wal-Mart to develop and implement its policy.... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Wal-Mart asks suppliers to remove eight chemicals from productshuman health or the environment," Wal-Mart said in a statement Wednesday. The r
Wal-Mart asks suppliers to remove eight chemicals from products
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
human health or the environment," Wal-Mart said in a statement Wednesday. The retailer created the list with help from the Environmental Defense Fund, aiming to get suppliers to find alternatives, said Zach Freeze, Wal-Mart's director for strategic... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Duke Energy CEO: buyout foresees greater natural gas demandpoor. Business and industrial customers were promised a share of $35 million i
Duke Energy CEO: buyout foresees greater natural gas demand
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 4 days ago
poor. Business and industrial customers were promised a share of $35 million in the combined company's fuel savings. The Environmental Defense Fund got Duke Energy's promise to study expansion of a technology that allows utilities to adjust... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Duke Energy CEO: buyout foresees greater natural gas demandpoor. Business and industrial customers were promised a share of $35 million i
Duke Energy CEO: buyout foresees greater natural gas demand
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
poor. Business and industrial customers were promised a share of $35 million in the combined company's fuel savings. The Environmental Defense Fund got Duke Energy's promise to study expansion of a technology that allows utilities to adjust... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Duke Energy CEO: buyout foresees greater natural gas demandpoor. Business and industrial customers were promised a share of $35 million i
Duke Energy CEO: buyout foresees greater natural gas demand
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
poor. Business and industrial customers were promised a share of $35 million in the combined company's fuel savings. The Environmental Defense Fund got Duke Energy's promise to study expansion of a technology that allows utilities to adjust... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Duke Energy CEO: Buyout foresees greater natural gas demandpoor. Business and industrial customers were promised a share of $35 million i
Duke Energy CEO: Buyout foresees greater natural gas demand
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 days ago
poor. Business and industrial customers were promised a share of $35 million in the combined company's fuel savings. The Environmental Defense Fund got Duke Energy's promise to study expansion of a technology that allows utilities to adjust... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Duke Energy CEO: buyout foresees greater natural gas demandpoor. Business and industrial customers were promised a share of $35 million i
Duke Energy CEO: buyout foresees greater natural gas demand
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
poor. Business and industrial customers were promised a share of $35 million in the combined company's fuel savings. The Environmental Defense Fund got Duke Energy's promise to study expansion of a technology that allows utilities to adjust... Read more
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The Hill
America is ready for clean energypotential of electricity deregulation to spark a rapid transition to sustainabl
America is ready for clean energy
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
potential of electricity deregulation to spark a rapid transition to sustainable energy lured in big green groups like the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Even today, politics promoting fracking for natural gas have seeped into the federal... Read more
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Roll Call
Congressional Couches Test Positive for Toxic Retardantchemical regulations, a new analysis has brought the issue close to home — perh
Congressional Couches Test Positive for Toxic Retardant
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
chemical regulations, a new analysis has brought the issue close to home — perhaps a little too close for comfort. The Environmental Defense Fund recently analyzed six couches from each of the congressional office buildings and found three... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Brown Looks to Extend Climate Change Effortsits legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legi
Brown Looks to Extend Climate Change Efforts
NBC San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
its legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legislators to extend it. Derek Walker of the Environmental Defense Fund says talks by Brown with the oil industry, environmental groups and organized labor show his... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s cap-trade market could gain partners under new planthe economy to thrive while implementing and achieving carbon reduction,” said
California’s cap-trade market could gain partners under new plan
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
the economy to thrive while implementing and achieving carbon reduction,” said Erica Morehouse, a senior attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund, which favors the Air Resources Board’s current policies such as requirements for utilities to use... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Environmental Groups Pour $1.8M in Pennsylvania Senate Raceputting $1.8 million into Pennsylvania's closely watched U.S. Senate race. The
Environmental Groups Pour $1.8M in Pennsylvania Senate Race
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 10 days ago
putting $1.8 million into Pennsylvania's closely watched U.S. Senate race. The League of Conservation Voters and the Environmental Defense Fund said Tuesday that they are launching a TV ad campaign attacking Republican incumbent Pat... Read more
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Philly.com
Environmental groups pour $1.8M in Pennsylvania Senate raceputting $1.8 million into Pennsylvania's closely watched U.S. Senate race. The
Environmental groups pour $1.8M in Pennsylvania Senate race
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
putting $1.8 million into Pennsylvania's closely watched U.S. Senate race. The League of Conservation Voters and the Environmental Defense Fund said Tuesday that they are launching a TV ad campaign attacking Republican incumbent Pat... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Brown looks to extend climate-change programseffort to formulate the most responsible way forward.” said Derek Walker, an as
Brown looks to extend climate-change programs
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 10 days ago
effort to formulate the most responsible way forward.” said Derek Walker, an associate vice president of the Environmental Defense Fund. “They’re talking to the oil industry, talking to environmental groups, to organized labor –... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Brown Looks to Extend Climate Change Effortsits legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legi
Brown Looks to Extend Climate Change Efforts
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
its legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legislators to extend it. Derek Walker of the Environmental Defense Fund says talks by Brown with the oil industry, environmental groups and organized labor show his... Read more
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The Mercury News
California's climate change program: Jerry Brown pushes extension of cap-tradeeffort to formulate the most responsible way forward." said Derek Walker, an as
California's climate change program: Jerry Brown pushes extension of cap-trade
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
effort to formulate the most responsible way forward." said Derek Walker, an associate vice president of the Environmental Defense Fund. "They're talking to the oil industry, talking to environmental groups, to organized labor --... Read more
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ABC News
California Governor Looks to Extend Climate-Change Effortseffort to formulate the most responsible way forward." said Derek Walker, an as
California Governor Looks to Extend Climate-Change Efforts
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
effort to formulate the most responsible way forward." said Derek Walker, an associate vice president of the Environmental Defense Fund. "They're talking to the oil industry, talking to environmental groups, to organized labor —... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California governor looks to extend climate-change effortseffort to formulate the most responsible way forward." said Derek Walker, an as
California governor looks to extend climate-change efforts
The Record Searchlight / Posted 11 days ago
effort to formulate the most responsible way forward." said Derek Walker, an associate vice president of the Environmental Defense Fund. "They're talking to the oil industry, talking to environmental groups, to organized labor -... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Brown Looks to Extend Climate Change Effortsits legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legi
Brown Looks to Extend Climate Change Efforts
NBC Bay Area / Posted 11 days ago
its legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legislators to extend it. Derek Walker of the Environmental Defense Fund says talks by Brown with the oil industry, environmental groups and organized labor show his... Read more
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The Columbian
Governor looks to extend climate change effortseffort to formulate the most responsible way forward.” said Derek Walker, an as
Governor looks to extend climate change efforts
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
effort to formulate the most responsible way forward.” said Derek Walker, an associate vice president of the Environmental Defense Fund. “They’re talking to the oil industry, talking to environmental groups, to organized labor —... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Jerry Brown Looks To Extend Climate-Change Effortsits legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legi
Jerry Brown Looks To Extend Climate-Change Efforts
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 11 days ago
its legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legislators to extend it. Derek Walker of the Environmental Defense Fund says talks by Brown with the oil industry, environmental groups and organized labor show his... Read more
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Orange County Register
Gov. Brown looks to extend ambitious climate-change programseffort to formulate the most responsible way forward.” said Derek Walker, an as
Gov. Brown looks to extend ambitious climate-change programs
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
effort to formulate the most responsible way forward.” said Derek Walker, an associate vice president of the Environmental Defense Fund. “They’re talking to the oil industry, talking to environmental groups, to organized labor –... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California governor looks to extend climate-change effortsits legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legi
California governor looks to extend climate-change efforts
KTVN Reno / Posted 11 days ago
its legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legislators to extend it. Derek Walker of the Environmental Defense Fund says talks by Brown with the oil industry, environmental groups and organized labor show his... Read more
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Salon.com
California governor looks to extend climate-change effortsits legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legi
California governor looks to extend climate-change efforts
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
its legality, poor sales of credits, and lukewarm support among Democratic legislators to extend it. Derek Walker of the Environmental Defense Fund says talks by Brown with the oil industry, environmental groups and organized labor show his... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California governor looks to extend climate-change effortseffort to formulate the most responsible way forward." said Derek Walker, an as
California governor looks to extend climate-change efforts
The Record Searchlight / Posted 11 days ago
effort to formulate the most responsible way forward." said Derek Walker, an associate vice president of the Environmental Defense Fund. "They're talking to the oil industry, talking to environmental groups, to organized labor -... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama alligators: Facts and cautious adviceMore than 1.1 million people come to Alabama to view wildlife each year, accord
Alabama alligators: Facts and cautious advice
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
More than 1.1 million people come to Alabama to view wildlife each year, according to a 2013 report by the Environmental Defense Fund and the Walton Family Foundation. That's more than those who visit to fish (630,000) or hunt (535,000). Among the... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday productsmade their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 18 days ago
made their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid polychlorinated biphenyls in your food, the Environmental Defense Fund suggests, before cooking, removing the parts where toxic chemicals are likely to accumulate, such... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday productsmade their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 18 days ago
made their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid polychlorinated biphenyls in your food, the Environmental Defense Fund suggests, before cooking, removing the parts where toxic chemicals are likely to accumulate, such... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday productsmade their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 22 days ago
made their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid polychlorinated biphenyls in your food, the Environmental Defense Fund suggests, before cooking, removing the parts where toxic chemicals are likely to accumulate, such... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday productsmade their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 22 days ago
made their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid polychlorinated biphenyls in your food, the Environmental Defense Fund suggests, before cooking, removing the parts where toxic chemicals are likely to accumulate, such... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday productsmade their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 22 days ago
made their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid polychlorinated biphenyls in your food, the Environmental Defense Fund suggests, before cooking, removing the parts where toxic chemicals are likely to accumulate, such... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday productsmade their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 22 days ago
made their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid polychlorinated biphenyls in your food, the Environmental Defense Fund suggests, before cooking, removing the parts where toxic chemicals are likely to accumulate, such... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday productsmade their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 22 days ago
made their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid polychlorinated biphenyls in your food, the Environmental Defense Fund suggests, before cooking, removing the parts where toxic chemicals are likely to accumulate, such... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday productsmade their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 22 days ago
made their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid polychlorinated biphenyls in your food, the Environmental Defense Fund suggests, before cooking, removing the parts where toxic chemicals are likely to accumulate, such... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday productsmade their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid
Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products
KECI Missoula / Posted 22 days ago
made their way into our food sources, particularly fish and some meat. To avoid polychlorinated biphenyls in your food, the Environmental Defense Fund suggests, before cooking, removing the parts where toxic chemicals are likely to accumulate, such... Read more
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The Daily Comet
U.S., Mexico, Canada pledge 50 percent clean power by 2025too. Mexico's move on methane is significant because "North America accounts f
U.S., Mexico, Canada pledge 50 percent clean power by 2025
The Daily Comet / Posted 24 days ago
too. Mexico's move on methane is significant because "North America accounts for 15 to 20 percent of global oil and gas methane emissions," said Mark Brownstein, a vice president in the climate and energy program at the Environmental Defense... Read more
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