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EPA acts to curb air, water pollution in poor communities

FILE - EPA Administrator Michael Regan, right, speaks to reporters at the O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant, a Ridgeland based facility near Jackson, Miss., about longstanding water issues that have plagued the city, on Nov. 15, 2021. The Environmental Protection Agency is taking a series of enforcement actions to address…
bubmag
January 27, 2022
Water Pollution

Africa’s polluters dodge the bullet

Lakes where most fish are male; drinking water that causes people to lose skin and feel as if their mouths are burning when they brush their teeth — these are just some of the effects of contaminated water in sub-Saharan Africa. Yet across the continent, weak government oversight and economic…
bubmag
January 10, 2022
Water Pollution

US says ivory-billed woodpecker, 22 other species extinct

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Death’s come knocking a last time for the splendid ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 more birds, fish and other species: The U.S. government on Wednesday declared them extinct. It’s a rare move for wildlife officials to give up hope on a plant or animal, but government scientists…
bubmag
September 29, 2021
Water Pollution

9th Circuit resets water pollution ruling in light of SCOTUS Maui case

The James R. Browning U.S. Court of Appeals Building, home of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in San Francisco. REUTERS/Noah Berger SummaryCompaniesRelated documentsMajority says parties 'deserve the ability' to proceed under new SCOTUS test over indirect discharges legalityThe company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically…
bubmag
September 21, 2021
Water Pollution

DENR steps up effort to protect water resources

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is determined to protect the country's water resources as it intensified its cleanup efforts to realize its mission. In Central Luzon, the department has pursued the clearing in the 610-kilometer coastline and seeks to protect the ecosystems and marine life against water…
bubmag
September 7, 2021
Water Pollution

Big Oil wants you to worry about carbon footprint

Everybody's going carbon neutral these days, from the big boys - Amazon, Microsoft, , Starbucks, JetBlue - to your favorite outdoor brand, even ski resorts. Probably your neighborhood coffee roaster, too. What's not to like? Becoming carbon neutral means cutting greenhouse gas emissions as much as you can, then offsetting…
bubmag
August 31, 2021