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Archive: Pollution & Health

06 Oct 2014

With the Boom in Oil and Gas, Pipelines Proliferate in the U.S.

by PETER MOSKOWITZ
The rise of U.S. oil and gas production has spurred a dramatic expansion of the nation's pipeline infrastructure. As the lines reach into new communities and affect more property owners, concerns over the environmental impacts are growing. READ MORE

15 Sep 2014

How to Make Farm-to-Table A Truly Sustainable Movement

by DIANE TOOMEY
Chef Dan Barber says the farm-to-table movement that he helped build has failed to support sustainable agriculture on a large scale. To do that, he says in a Yale Environment 360 interview, we need a new way of looking at diverse crops and the foods we eat. READ MORE

11 Sep 2014

A Red Dirt Town: An Enduring Legacy Of Toxic Pollution in Southern Waters

The second-place winner of the Yale Environment 360 Video Contest examines the legacy of pollution in Anniston, Alabama, the former home of a Monsanto chemical factory. Produced by Spenser Gabin, the video tells the story of how PCBs from the Monsanto plant contaminated the town’s waterways and continue to taint the fish that are popular with local anglers. READ MORE

18 Aug 2014

A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle

by ED STRUZIK
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns about the impact of fracking in more fragile northern environments. READ MORE

14 Jul 2014

The Soil Pollution Crisis in China: A Cleanup Presents Daunting Challenge

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e360 digest

23 Oct 2014: Drones Can Help Map Spread Of Infectious Diseases, Researchers Say

17 Oct 2014: Pesticide Linked to Bee Deaths Does Not Improve Soybean Crops, EPA Finds

15 Sep 2014: Urban Air Pollution May Affect Brains of Young Children, Study Says

15 Sep 2014: Interview: Making Farm-to-Table A Truly Sustainable Movement

05 Sep 2014: Smog in India Damaged Enough Crops to Feed 94 Million, Study Says

29 Aug 2014: New Database Tracks Ecological Health Impacts of Dams on World's Rivers

25 Aug 2014: Health Care Savings Can Far Outweigh Costs of Carbon-Cutting Policies

14 Aug 2014: Some Chemicals in Fracking Fluids Raise Red Flags, Researchers Say

07 Aug 2014: Mercury Pollution in Oceans Has Tripled Since Industrial Revolution

28 Jul 2014: Trees Save Lives and Billions in Health Costs Annually, Forest Service Finds


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