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New Orleans Police Hope To 'Win The City Back,' One Kid At A Time

New Orleans Police Hope To 'Win The City Back,' One Kid At A Time | Environment | Scoop.it
In a city notorious for its murder rate, more than 90 percent of victims are black. To help break the cycle, police are testing a new approach: trying to win the hearts and minds of middle-schoolers.
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Ranking the World’s Most Water-Stressed Countries in 2040

Ranking the World’s Most Water-Stressed Countries in 2040 | Environment | Scoop.it
Ranking the World’s Most Water-Stressed Countries in 2040 While changing water supply and demand is inevitable, exactly what that change will look like around the world is far from certain. A first-of-its-kind analysis by WRI sheds new light on the issue.
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CO Toxic Mine Spill Update: EPA To Pay Up, 3 Million Gallons Spilled

CO Toxic Mine Spill Update: EPA To Pay Up, 3 Million Gallons Spilled | Environment | Scoop.it
The catastrophic spill is worse than originally thought and the EPA is taking responsibility.
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The Way Humans Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

The Way Humans Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever | Environment | Scoop.it
These six shifts will transform markets over the next 25 years
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Map: Obama's Offshore Drilling Plan | InsideClimate News

Map: Obama's Offshore Drilling Plan | InsideClimate News | Environment | Scoop.it
The Obama administration announced plans Tuesday to open up parts of the Arctic and waters off the mid- and south Atlantic coasts to drilling.
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BP Appeals Spill Ruling That May Spell $18 Billion Fine - Bloomberg

BP Appeals Spill Ruling That May Spell $18 Billion Fine - Bloomberg | Environment | Scoop.it
BP Appeals Spill Ruling That May Spell $18 Billion Fine
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Narendra Modi, Favoring Growth in India, Sweeps Away Environmental Rules - NYTimes.com

Narendra Modi, Favoring Growth in India, Sweeps Away Environmental Rules - NYTimes.com | Environment | Scoop.it
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Oopsie! $1 Billion in UN Funds to Fight Climate Change Built Coal Power Plants Instead

Oopsie! $1 Billion in UN Funds to Fight Climate Change Built Coal Power Plants Instead | Environment | Scoop.it
The U.N. apparently had no idea.
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Coral Triangle could be last bastion for planet's beleaguered reefs | Johnny Langenheim

Coral Triangle could be last bastion for planet's beleaguered reefs | Johnny Langenheim | Environment | Scoop.it
Johnny Langenheim: Major reef system in south-east Asia could be unusually resilient to climate change, Catlin Seaview Survey suggests
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Obama to Pledge $3 Billion for New UN Climate Change Fund - Bloomberg

Obama to Pledge $3 Billion for New UN Climate Change Fund - Bloomberg | Environment | Scoop.it
Obama to Pledge $3 Billion for New UN Climate Change Fund
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05/27/2015: Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy

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Chris Christie Backed Law That Lets Him Divert ExxonMobil Settlement From Environmental Cleanup

Chris Christie Backed Law That Lets Him Divert ExxonMobil Settlement From Environmental Cleanup | Environment | Scoop.it
Language inserted by Chris Christie into a N.J. law allows him to steer cash from environmental lawsuits away from cleanups, into a discretionary fund.
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Judge Puts BP's Top Fine at $13.7 Billion for Gulf Oil Disaster; U.S. Sought $18 Billion - Bloomberg

Judge Puts BP's Top Fine at $13.7 Billion for Gulf Oil Disaster; U.S. Sought $18 Billion - Bloomberg | Environment | Scoop.it
Judge Puts BP's Top Fine at $13.7 Billion for Gulf Oil Disaster; U.S. Sought $18 Billion
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EPA releases for comment Revisions to the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; Subpart J Product Schedule Listing Requirement

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Portions of gulf re-open to fishing after BP oil spill closure | Undercurrent News

Portions of gulf re-open to fishing after BP oil spill closure | Undercurrent News | Environment | Scoop.it
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Gansler eyes lawsuit over well contamination

Gansler eyes lawsuit over well contamination | Environment | Scoop.it
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler , encouraged by whopping awards and settlements in other states, could join what one analyst calls a "nationwide cascade" of litigation against the oil industry for its use years ago of a gasoline additive that has contaminated groundwater across the state.
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Study committee calls for Maine to act on ocean acidification - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Study committee calls for Maine to act on ocean acidification - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram | Environment | Scoop.it
A report to legislators says more research and local efforts are needed to deal with the threat to shellfish, including lobsters and clams.
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Climate change adaptation comes of age in U.N. talks: TRFN

Climate change adaptation comes of age in U.N. talks: TRFN | Environment | Scoop.it
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Peru, where two weeks of U.N. climate talks begin Monday, melting glaciers and more extreme weather such as hot spells and flash frosts are already harming crops
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Can biomimicry tackle our toughest water problems?

Can biomimicry tackle our toughest water problems? | Environment | Scoop.it
With floating islands and other inventions, eco-entrepreneur Bruce Kania thinks so.
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