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A small town and the effects of air pollution.

September 13, 2015 - 9:00am
Community fears about toxic emissions from the Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) gas power plant planned for Wawayanda, New York, have not troubled town supervisor John Razzano. He expressed skepticism about reports of adverse health effects among residents near the Minisink gas compressor seven miles away. But experts disagree.

The Exxon Valdez spill is still making fish suffer 26 years later.

September 13, 2015 - 9:00am
On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez oil tanker collided with the Blight Reef in Alaska, spilling at least 11 million gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound. Some estimates put the number as high as 38 million gallons. The spill was on record as the largest in US waters until the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010, and the immediate aftermath was devastating. 250,000 seabirds died and billions of fish eggs were destroyed, crashing the marine food web.

Lead 80 times the safe limit.

September 11, 2015 - 9:00am
Latest water samples taken from Kowloon City public housing estate where scandal first broke in July heighten concern of residents.

Cash prizes may convince kids to eat more fruits and veggies.

September 11, 2015 - 9:00am
Want kids to eat more fruits and vegetables? Show them the money, a U.S. study suggests.

High-tech consumerism, a global catastrophe happening on our watch.

September 11, 2015 - 9:00am
The pace of our high-tech evolution has rapidly crossed the line of environmental sustainability, ravaging any sense of balance between what the Earth can give to support human activity and what the Earth can safely re-absorb from those activities.

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