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Oil Sand Industry in Canada Tied to Higher Carcinogen Level

Oil Sand Industry in Canada Tied to Higher Carcinogen Level | Pollution Awareness Network | Scoop.it
Alberta’s oil sands industry has raised the levels of cancer-causing compounds in surrounding lakes well beyond natural levels, researchers reported.
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Toward Rio: New E-Learning Tool Guides Companies on Supply Chain Sustainability

Toward Rio: New E-Learning Tool Guides Companies on Supply Chain Sustainability | Pollution Awareness Network | Scoop.it

Today the UN Global Compact, in collaboration with BSR and Maplecroft, launched the UN Global Compact Quick Self-Assessment and Learning Tool, an online platform developed to help companies evaluate their approach to supply chain sustainability and identify areas for improvement.


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Air Pollution: The Facts

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People may object to climate change or doubt the effects of Monsanto, but air pollution is clearly real regardless of which side of the political fence you sit on. This infographic from Staveley Head via Los Angeles Chevrolet ...
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Vietnam air pollution among the worst in the world — TalkVietnam

Vietnam air pollution among the worst in the world — TalkVietnam | Pollution Awareness Network | Scoop.it
The quality of the environment in Vietnam has steadily dropped compared to other nations in the world, according to the Environmental Performance Index (EPI),...
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Ghana urged to fight sea pollution from oil spillage | Ghanamma.com

Ghana urged to fight sea pollution from oil spillage | Ghanamma.com | Pollution Awareness Network | Scoop.it
Oil- exploring countries, including Ghana, are being urged to develop policies to tackle trans-boundary pollution damage from offshore oil exploration and production. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, ...
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First Fracking Rules Unveiled

First Fracking Rules Unveiled | Pollution Awareness Network | Scoop.it

Glad to see the US EPA is taking some action but would have liked to have seen an earlier implementation deadline.  

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Dirty dikes

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But don’t swim in it ON A cold morning, when the mist rises over the canals that criss-cross the countryside, spreading over the woods and flatlands, the Netherlands does not feel like a sink-hole of pollu...
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EPA Defends Cross-State Air Pollution Rule to U.S. Court - Bloomberg

EPA Defends Cross-State Air Pollution Rule to U.S.
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EPA, NJ agree: 2112 waterways polluted - Dailyrecord.com

EPA, NJ agree: 2112 waterways polluted - Dailyrecord.com | Pollution Awareness Network | Scoop.it
EPA, NJ agree: 2112 waterways pollutedDailyrecord.com“New Jersey faces serious water quality challenges, including the need to reduce pollution from combined sewer systems that allow raw sewage to flow into waterways when it rains,” EPA Regional Administrator...
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Short Sharp Science: Oil spill threatens reef, wildlife in New Zealand

Short Sharp Science: Oil spill threatens reef, wildlife in New Zealand | Pollution Awareness Network | Scoop.it

"A container ship carrying about 1700 tonnes of heavy fuel oil and 200 tonnes of diesel is threatening to sink on the Astrolabe Reef in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand."


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Index of air quality in the world's major cities: May 11 - Yahoo! Philippines News

Index of air quality in the world's major cities: May 11Yahoo! Philippines NewsDaily air quality index of some of the world's major cities on May 11, using data from AirNow, CITEAIR, and the American Embassy in Beijing.
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Experts Caution On Lake Victoria Pollution - AllAfrica.com

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Experts Caution On Lake Victoria PollutionAllAfrica.comThe Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute scientists said the quality of the Lake's water has been deteriorating over time because of pollution, which has caused the extinction of...
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Pollution can put minds in a fog - Chicago Tribune

Pollution can put minds in a fog - Chicago Tribune | Pollution Awareness Network | Scoop.it
Chicago TribunePollution can put minds in a fogChicago TribuneThose unpleasant air pollutants that can cause breathing problems and heart and blood vessel troubles could pose an additional health risk, according to a recent study on the cognitive...
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Long-gone lead factories leave poisons in nearby yards

Long-gone lead factories leave poisons in nearby yards | Pollution Awareness Network | Scoop.it

Broad based investigation by USA Today showing the long tail of industrial pollution. 

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"Toxic pollution killed our river, and now it is killing us"

"Toxic pollution killed our river, and now it is killing us" | Pollution Awareness Network | Scoop.it
Pierre Terras is a Toxic Campaigner in Greenpeace Mexico, and was part of the team that travelled to El Salto de Juanacatlán waterfalls for World Water Day to raise awareness of the toxic pollution that is destroying the Río Santiago.
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Damage to world's oceans 'to reach $2 trillion a year'

LONDON, March 21-The cost of damage to the world's oceans from climate change could reach $2 trillion a year by 2100 if measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions are not stepped up...
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Why climate change is not on India's radar - Globe and Mail

Why climate change is not on India's radar - Globe and Mail | Pollution Awareness Network | Scoop.it
Globe and MailWhy climate change is not on India's radarGlobe and MailLead levels in children exposed to the polluted north Delhi riverbank are eight times higher than those upstream.
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Growing pollution from the oil sands

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Clare Demerse of the Pembina Institute does a good job of explaining one major reason why the oil sands are of special concern, when it comes to the various sources of greenhouse gas pollution in Canada: No one could ...
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