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Aviation industry needs more aggressive plan to deliver pollution-free air travel

The Irish Times 08 Aug 2022
This article argues that 28 years is too long to wait for a radical technology step-change in aviation that delivers pollution-free commercial air travel ... Firstly, net zero is a form of accounting terminology that suggests you can have a bit of polluting offset by other savings to deliver a net result.
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The future of Lake Thunderbird

Stillwater News Press 08 Aug 2022
A 2021 annual report based on monthly monitoring indicated that levels of pollutants that place the lake at risk are not improving, and in some cases, are worsening ... Since 2015, cities have been required to implement best management practices to mitigate pollutants from entering the watershed.
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From tatty to tidy: which worn-out clothes make the best cleaning rags?

The Observer 08 Aug 2022
The question of what to do with old clothes is a tough one ... Cover your hide ... Timo Rissanen, an associate professor in fashion and textiles from the University of Technology in Sydney, says it’s important to stick to 100% natural or cellulose fibres such as viscose to reduce the risk of microplastic pollution from synthetic clothing shedding ... .
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Groups criticize banks for climate inaction

Waco Tribune-Herald 08 Aug 2022
Brice Cherry ... Aug ... the strength of net zero pledges; short- and medium-term emissions targets; decarbonization strategies, namely, plans for exiting polluting industries; lobbying on climate regulation; how climate risk is reflected in accounts and audits, and governance, meaning how climate risks are incorporated into leadership structures ... ....
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AquaCon’s proposed industrial salmon farm represents a major environmental risk for Maryland

The Star Democrat 07 Aug 2022
If AquaCon is allowed to operate under this permit, there are numerous risks to Eastern Shore ecosystems and the Chesapeake Bay ... This amount of polluted water could overwhelm the narrow and mostly shallow tidal creek ... An inch of rainfall on this facility could produce up to 750,000 gallons of runoff, which would create flooding and pollution risks.
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BOGC making communities safe

Independent Record 07 Aug 2022
Wells become orphaned when oil and gas companies declare bankruptcy or cease to exist after drilling minerals ... Toxic pollutants including benzene and arsenic leak into soil and groundwater causing serious health risks and environmental damage. The biggest concern to health and safety is the amount of methane pollution emitted by these wells ... .
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Letter to the editor: Oil and gas board making communities safer

Billings Gazette 07 Aug 2022
Toxic pollutants including benzene and arsenic leak into soil and groundwater presenting serious health risks and environmental damage. Perhaps the biggest concern to public health and safety is the amount of methane pollution emitted by these wells. This odorless gas can cause nausea, vomiting, and convulsions in the short term ... Deborah Hanson ... .
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What’s the environmental impact of EV battery manufacturing and recycling?

Digital Trends 07 Aug 2022
The pollution caused by this recycling process is negligible ... This is a very traditional mining method with all of the usual risks of pollutants gathering in tailing ponds ... are also at risk of dealing with abandoned materials and disrupted ecosystems due to the mining industry.
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N.J to issue its first guidelines on where warehouses should be built

NJ 07 Aug 2022
“With the large warehouse being approved in West Windsor, West Windsor is receiving all of the benefit in terms of tax dollars while the neighboring municipalities will be left to manage the negative effects of increased traffic, noise, and pollution, greater risk to public ...
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N.J. set to issue first guidelines on where warehouses should be built

Penn Live 07 Aug 2022
“With the large warehouse being approved in West Windsor, West Windsor is receiving all of the benefit in terms of tax dollars while the neighboring municipalities will be left to manage the negative effects of increased traffic, noise, and pollution, greater risk to public ...
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Community Matters: Shell plant leads to unrecognizable Beaver County

The Beaver Times 07 Aug 2022
I can actually remember seeing a map passed around by community leaders around this time ... That may turn out to be a merciful failure for the health of our region, as it may ultimately mean less pollution, less extractive activity and less risk for future economic collapse rooted in unsustainable growth and rapidly changing global market conditions.
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Electric school buses may be coming to NH

Union Leader 07 Aug 2022
The school bus, to be precise ... Political support for electric vehicles has been mixed in New Hampshire ... Sen ... Even newer, low-emission diesel buses emit particle pollutants, Clean Energy’s Skoglund said. With school bus windows lowered to reduce the risk of COVID exposure, he said, young lungs are now exposed to even more tailpipe emissions ... Proponents.
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Plant-based 'beef' reduces Carbon dioxide but threatens agriculture jobs

International Business Times 06 Aug 2022
While the changes would have a small, but potentially positive impact, it "would not be felt equally across the economy", said Mason-D'Croz ... Also Read. Health byte. 10% increase of ultra-processed foods leads to 25% higher risk of dementia [Details]. Health ... Pollution impact on children. How air pollution, stress raises risk of autism in boys ... .
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Washington Sees Greener Energy Future for the Gulf of Mexico

Voa News 06 Aug 2022
Gulf states consume ... consumers ... Pros and cons ... “It provides clean energy, and it does it without the risk of spills or the same level of pollution associated with offshore oil and gas development.”. But Sarthou points out, as with any form of development, particularly energy production, there are risks to a fragile ecosystem that must be considered.
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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Stressed? Don't fret... it can help make you stronger

The Daily Mail 05 Aug 2022
If you live by a busy road or do a lot of cycling (which I do) you should be alarmed by a new report from the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants which, having reviewed almost 70 studies, concluded that air pollution not only increases the risk of heart disease and cancer, but also dementia.

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