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08/22/2019 - Missouri law protecting CAFOs blocked by Cole County judge



The next hearing in the case is set for Sept. 16.

08/22/2019 - Bernie Sanders unveils $16 trillion ‘Green New Deal’ plan



Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview.

08/22/2019 - New York sues EPA to push GE to resume Hudson River cleanup



GE removed 2.75 million cubic yards of contaminated river sediment from their factories in 2015. The state says PCB levels are still too high.

08/22/2019 - Environmental group finds dangerous E. coli levels in Susquehanna River



Environmental Integrity Project is calling on the state to help fix Harrisburg’s sewer and stormwater system. The water authority is considering adding a stormwater impact fee to city residents and property owners to help pay for upgrades.

08/22/2019 - Welcome to Palmerston Island, population 35



Reachable only by boat, this remote Pacific atoll is inhabited by descendants of a footloose Englishman. The idyllic vibe is unmistakable, but it's tested by the realities of living in a very vulnerable place in a warming world.

08/22/2019 - West Coast fishermen have few options against sea lions



The federal government continues to use explosives despite their ineffectiveness.

08/22/2019 - ‘Mystery’ PFAS foam still flows in Detroit area after heavy rain



Additional samples taken in August may lead to source, state says.

08/22/2019 - Bees are dying by the millions in Brazil and pesticides are to blame



Under the Bolsonaro administration, Brazil has witnessed record pesticide sales and bee deaths.

08/22/2019 - Grassy Narrows chief, NDP candidate urges Ottawa to talk turkey on mercury



The chief of a northwestern Ontario reserve is calling on Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan to sit down to hammer out an agreement on a long-promised treatment facility for mercury poisoning.

08/22/2019 - Inside India’s messy electric vehicle revolution



A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are struggling to catch up.