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US - Rash of Foodborne Outbreaks Highlight Dangers of Industrialized Food System

US - Rash of Foodborne Outbreaks Highlight Dangers of Industrialized Food System | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
There has been an uptick in foodborne disease outbreaks, affecting a number of foods and nutritional products, including flour, sunflower seeds and multivitamins.
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US - Pennsylvanians are complaining their water is fracked up. Now what?

US - Pennsylvanians are complaining their water is fracked up. Now what? | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
For those with contaminated wells, state regulators aren’t acting fast enough.
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CANADA - Six protesters arrested after white liquid dumped on Queen’s Park grounds

CANADA - Six protesters arrested after white liquid dumped on Queen’s Park grounds | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
Toronto police say there is no threat to public safety after demonstrators dumped a barrel containing an unknown white liquid in front of the main entrance to Queen’s Park.
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ITALY - Mafia, toxic waste and a deadly cover up in an Italian paradise: 'They've poisoned our land and stolen our children'

ITALY - Mafia, toxic waste and a deadly cover up in an Italian paradise: 'They've poisoned our land and stolen our children' | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
A few days before I visited the rather scruffy Hospital of Saint Anna and Saint Sebastian in Caserta, southern Italy, a boy aged 11 arrived complaining  of headaches.
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PERU - Declares Amazon emergency as population suffers mercury contamination from illegal mining

PERU - Declares Amazon emergency as population suffers mercury contamination from illegal mining | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
Members of the Harakmbut community were found have six times the suggested level of mercury.
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USA - GPS Tracking Devices Catch Major U.S. Recyclers Exporting Toxic E-Waste

USA - GPS Tracking Devices Catch Major U.S. Recyclers Exporting Toxic E-Waste | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
A two-year investigation of electronics recycling revealed that about one-third of the devices were improperly exported to developing countries.
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USA - EPA also covered up massive lead contamination of the water supply in Washington D.C. over a decade ago... justice was never served

USA - EPA also covered up massive lead contamination of the water supply in Washington D.C. over a decade ago... justice was never served | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
EPA also covered up massive lead contamination of the water supply in Washington D.C. over a decade ago... justice was never served
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USA - Our water systems are a disaster — how can we change that?

USA - Our water systems are a disaster — how can we change that? | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
In the wake of the Flint crisis, communities turn to innovative technology and financing to prevent the next crisis.
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USA - The opioid epidemic: It's time to place blame where it belongs

USA - The opioid epidemic: It's time to place blame where it belongs | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
To fulfill my duty as an American, allow me to place blame for our current opioid crisis.
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How Water Scarcity Could Cause GDP To Decline

How Water Scarcity Could Cause GDP To Decline | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
When countries respond efficiently, those losses could vanish altogether.
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WaterO brings reverse osmosis drinking water to the kitchen table

WaterO brings reverse osmosis drinking water to the kitchen table | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
A month before Disrupt, Yu Zhou sent us an email titled, “We want to help solve the Flint water problem.” WaterO’s CEO wasn’t claiming to have the..
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CANADA - BC First Nation says legacy of dam construction has poisoned trout

CANADA - BC First Nation says legacy of dam construction has poisoned trout | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
Report commissioned by the West Moberly First Nations founds mercury content in trout exceed guidelines
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US - D.C. revises lead contamination rules after libraries tested above U.S. guidelines

US - D.C. revises lead contamination rules after libraries tested above U.S. guidelines | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
The new water standards are far stricter than those required by the EPA.
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US - The Ad Campaign that Convinced Americans to Pay for Water

US - The Ad Campaign that Convinced Americans to Pay for Water | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
Mere decades ago, Americans would have laughed at paying astronomical markups for a liquid that flows freely, and usually safely, from their taps at home.
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Flint's Lead-Contamination Crisis 'Entirely Preventable'

Flint's Lead-Contamination Crisis 'Entirely Preventable' | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
CDC looks at kids' blood levels before, during and after city's switch to local water
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PERU - New Qhapaq Ñan Art Gallery opens in Lima with 39 painters and sculptors.

PERU - New Qhapaq Ñan Art Gallery opens in Lima with 39 painters and sculptors. | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
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Qhapaq Ñan (Inca Road) A modern Art Gallery was inaugurated on May 20th. With second to none facilities it adds a new spot to the cultural circuit in Lima.
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USA - Amazing Health Benefits of Flaxseed Oil and Fish Oil

USA - Amazing Health Benefits of Flaxseed Oil and Fish Oil | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
Omega-3 fatty acids are vital for the diet, but where should you get from: fish oil or flaxseed oil? There are many pros and cons of the conversation.
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USA - How Processed Foods Wreak Havoc on Your Health

USA - How Processed Foods Wreak Havoc on Your Health | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
It’s safe to say that most American consumers probably can’t recall the last time they ate a meal prepared entirely from wholesome, farm-to-table ingredients, without any canned or prepackaged products. That’s because most Americans today consume...
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PERU - Mercury Poisoning Prompts Peru to Declare State of Emergency in Amazon

PERU - Mercury Poisoning Prompts Peru to Declare State of Emergency in Amazon | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
People, rivers and fish poisoned; government blames illegal gold mining
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USA - New Mexico suing the EPA for $136 million

USA - New Mexico suing the EPA for $136 million | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
State seeks "climate justice" after EPA-caused disaster.
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USA - Reusable microbots make meal of toxic metals

USA - Reusable microbots make meal of toxic metals | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a tube-shaped microbot that removes 95 percent of lead from polluted water in one hour, offering a cheaper and more effective way for removing heavy metals than previous methods.
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USA - Police Caught Spying on Social Media to Track Anyone Who Talks About Flint Water Crisis

USA - Police Caught Spying on Social Media to Track Anyone Who Talks About Flint Water Crisis | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
As emergency managers’ handling of the Flint water crisis has caused contention and criticism, the police monitoring of social media may perhaps add fuel.
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USA - Duke Study: Rivers Contaminated With Radium and Lead From Thousands of Fracking Wastewater Spills

USA - Duke Study: Rivers Contaminated With Radium and Lead From Thousands of Fracking Wastewater Spills | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
Rivers and streams in North Dakota now carry levels of radioactive and toxic materials higher than federal drinking water standards as a result of fracking
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Detoxification with Cilantro

Detoxification with Cilantro | Health - Mining Contamination | Scoop.it
A major cause of disease is contamination of your body by heavy metals such as mercury, lead, and aluminum. Find out how to get rid of them...
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