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Porter Ranch residents exposed to Aliso Canyon gas leak have uranium, lithium and other chemicals in their bodies

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Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

High levels of uranium, lithium and a synthetic chemical used to make plastics were present in the urine and hair samples of residents who live near the site of the massive 2015 Aliso Canyon natural gas leak, according to results released Saturday by a local physician.

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Paris Plans To Eliminate Gas-Powered Vehicle Sales By 2030

Published: 
Mon, 10/16/2017 (All day)

Parisians are taking another step to stave off pollution and carbon emissions.

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How NASA tracks carbon emissions from space to better understand — and deal with — climate change

Published: 
Mon, 10/16/2017 (All day)

Fires, drought and warmer temperatures were to blame for excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere during the 2015-2016 El Niño, scientists with NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 say.

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City orders tougher rules for oil drilling site near South L.A. homes

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Fri, 10/13/2017 (All day)

City officials issued a set of stringent rules Friday that an oil company must follow if it wants to continue operating a drilling site next to homes in South Los Angeles.

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Trump administration ordered to enforce methane restrictions launched under Obama

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Thu, 10/12/2017 (All day)

The Trump administration is not giving up on its effort to block Obama-era restrictions on the release of potent methane emissions at oil and gas drilling operations on public land, even after a federal judge ruled its suspension of the restrictions was illegal.