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Meet the silent but dangerous pollutant on our block: E-waste.

March 4, 2015 - 9:00am
The rise of the IT age means hazardous materials from electronic devices are being released into the environment at an increasing rate.

Where you reside plays a role in how long you live.

March 4, 2015 - 9:00am
A baby born today in southeast Las Vegas might live 16 years longer than an infant born closer to the Strip, according to a study released today by Virginia Commonwealth University’s Center on Society and Health.

Looted and leaking, South Sudan's oil wells become war-torn nation's new nightmare.

March 4, 2015 - 9:00am
Local water wells have shown high levels of unpalatable salt and poisonous lead.

Keystone isn't about jobs.

March 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Here’s what I’ve never understood about the GOP congressional leadership’s fixation with the Keystone XL pipeline, or why they made it the first thing in the box in 2015. They framed Keystone as a jobs bill. That’s what doesn’t make any sense, at all.

California to try again to add styrene to proposition 65 list of carcinogens.

March 3, 2015 - 9:00am
The notice of intent follows two earlier efforts, one of which a state appeals court blocked after deciding the agency lacked sufficient evidence that styrene is “known” to cause cancer.

Air pollution costs men sperm.

March 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Prof Shem Wandiga, a researcher at the University of Nairobi, said the effect of air pollution is being felt in some parts of Kenya, specifically sperm counts are down among men exposed to air pollution on a regular basis.

Bill would regulate toxics in children's products.

March 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Industry groups are fighting an Oregon bill that would protect children from toxic chemicals, saying such regulation should be done at the federal level.

Pakistan arrests parents for refusing children's polio vaccinations.

March 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Community opposition and Taliban threats are blocking efforts to eradicate the crippling disease in one of its last strongholds.

In China, documentary film on air pollution quickly goes viral.

March 3, 2015 - 9:00am
The hottest movie in China this weekend wasn’t “Fifty Shades of Grey” or Jackie Chan’s latest, “Dragon Blade.” Instead, a pointed and emotional environmental online documentary has swept the country by storm, putting its air pollution crisis front and center days before the country's annual legislative sessions.

New film on China's pollution sparks debate, seen as milestone.

March 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Could "Under the Dome", Chinese journalist Chai Jing's new documentary about pollution, become China's "Silent Spring", the 1962 book that spurred the development of the U.S. environmental movement?

New support for bill to ban chemicals in children's toys.

March 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Legislators have re-introduced a bill to keep chemicals out of children's toys.

Snyder fights Obama pollution plan as ‘unconvincing.'

March 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Republican Rick Snyder is throwing the weight of the governor’s office behind efforts to keep tighter ozone standards from being enacted by the Democratic Obama administration.

I've found the real reason so many children are obese.

March 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Don’t blame gluttony or genes for the obesity epidemic – it’s our sedentary habits echoing down the generations.

Detroit fleets get makeovers through federal program with an uncertain future.

March 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Detroit has reduced diesel emissions by about 45,000 tons over the past five years through engine upgrades and replacements spurred by a federal program in its last year of authorization.

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