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Algae on Lake Erie Led Ohio To Ask Help From Neighboring States

Ohio asks neighboring states to help fight Lake Erie's algae

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Pollutants feeding the toxic algae blooms have been turning certain sectors of the western Lake Erie green and polluting the drinking water in recent summers just doesn’t come from Ohio. They are going into the lake from farm fields in ...

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Glow-In-The-Dark Tampons Can Fight Pollution


According to a study published in today’s Water and Environment Journal, tampons can help save the environment. Co-author and environmental engineer at the University of Sheffield in England Professor David Lerner elaborated: “More than a million homes have their waste ...

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US $5.15 BILLION ENVIRONMENTAL SETTLEMENT for radioactive waste left behind by the region’s abandoned uranium mines to 22 states and the Navajo Nation

FILE - In this May 7, 1953, file photo, Navajo miners work at the Kerr McGee uranium mine at Cove, Ariz., on the Navajo reservation in Arizona. Kerr-McGee left abandoned uranium mine sites, including contaminated waste rock piles, in the Lukachukai mountains of Arizona and in the Ambrosia Lake area of New Mexico. The Lukachukai mountains are located immediately west of Cove, Ariz., and are a culturally significant part of the Navajo Nation. This site is among thousands that are part of the $5.15 billion settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. with approximate amount of funding for cleanup efforts and details about the sites, in information provided by the Justice Department. (AP Photo)

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government on Thursday reached a $5.15 billion environmental settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp., the largest ever for environmental contamination, to settle claims related to the cleanup of thousands of sites tainted with hazardous chemicals ...

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