- The Association between Lifelong Greenspace Exposure and 3-Dimensional Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Barcelona Schoolchildren
Introduction Currently, approximately half of the world’s population lives in cities, and it is predicted that by 2050, nearly 66% of people will live in urban areas worldwide (UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs 2015). Urban areas are characterized by a network of nonnatural built-up infrastructures where residents often have limited access to natural […]
- FERC order effectively denies appeals of PennEast approval, critics say
Federal regulators have effectively denied a request to reconsider their approval of the planned PennEast Pipeline, the agency’s critics say. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday issued a “tolling order,” which gives it more time to consider requests for a rehearing of its “Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity” for the pipeline. But the [...]
- Another Potential Risk Factor for ALS: Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollutants
Related EHP Article Little is known about what causes amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a rare and debilitating neurological condition affecting approximately 450,000 individuals worldwide.1,2 Research suggests that the disease, which has a median survival time of just under three years after the onset of symptoms3 results from a complex set of genetic and exogenous factors;4 […]
- Sunoco: Mariner East 2, despite shutdown, expected in service by end of June
Sunoco said Thursday it aims to begin operating its Mariner East 2 pipeline across southern Pennsylvania by the end of the second quarter of this year, the same target it announced three months ago. The company resumed construction in February after Pennsylvania regulators shut it down for about a month because of repeated environmental violations. [...]
- Anti-fracking protesters are removed from 60ft high rig.
Two protesters occupying the rig at a North Yorkshire fracking site have been removed after 24 hours on the platform.
- South Africa commits to shale gas despite adverse court ruling.
South Africa’s mineral resources minister said on Thursday the government remains committed to shale gas exploration despite a court order revoking fracking regulations that pushes back plans to award the first exploration licenses by 2019.