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19 February 2017, Environmental Health News
London is choking from record levels of pollution, much of it caused by diesel cars and trucks, as well as wood-burning fires in private homes, a growing trend. It has been bad enough to evoke comparisons to the Great Smog of December 1952. more...
19 February 2017, Environmental Health News
As Southern California dug out of damaging winter storms, there was growing anxiety in Northern California that another round of punishing rain and snow forecast for this week would further tax the region’s already strained flood control systems. more...
19 February 2017, Environmental Health News
It’s been done for two decades but after the release of a new report, controversy is building. Should farmers irrigate crops with waste water from oil extraction? Even with recent rains, the demand for water sources is high. About 80 percent of the water used by Californians goes to agriculture. more...
19 February 2017, Environmental Health News
Progressive architects, product manufacturers, and advocacy organizations have been calling for more industry change for years. There have been a few piecemeal wins But Google, a global multibillion-dollar company, might enable the dramatic shift the industry needs. more...