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Mercury Can Cause Brain Damage In Kids. The EPA Wants To Weaken Rules On Its Emissions.

Published: 
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 5:00pm

The Trump administration is taking steps to significantly weaken a major Obama-era regulation that curbs the amount of mercury that power plants are allowed to emit, according to multiple reports.

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Calculating the costs of pollution

Published: 
Sun, 04/27/2014 - 6:28pm
Category: 
Chemicals

Last week, a divided court of appeals upheld what may well be the most important environmental rule in the nation's history: the Environmental Protection Agency's mercury standards. 

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In Canada's Alberta province, oil sands boom is a two-edged sword

Published: 
Wed, 10/23/2013 - 8:25pm
Category: 
Energy

In the Cree language, the word "athabasca" means "a place where grass is everywhere."