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03/19/2019 - After milk contamination, health advocates urge Maine to ban sludge spreading



An Arundel farmer says he still can't sell milk from his herd because of exposure to PFAS, chemicals increasingly linked to cancer that in 2016 were found in the sludge he spread on his fields for decades.

03/19/2019 - A massive plume of black smoke hangs over Houston. Here’s what you need to know about the Deer Park terminal fire.



A fire that broke out Sunday morning at a petrochemical storage facility in the industrial Houston suburb is still burning.

03/19/2019 - Court rules against Klukwan, conservation groups in permitting lawsuit



On Friday, a federal court ruled that the Bureau of Land Management does not have to consider future impacts of mine development before approving activities for mineral exploration in the Chilkat Valley.

03/19/2019 - Tongass old growth timber sale gets go-ahead despite habitat concerns



The U.S. Forest Service is moving ahead with one of the largest old growth timber sales Southeast Alaska has seen in years. The project projects harvesting as much as 225 million board feet of old growth lumber.

03/19/2019 - Washington measles outbreak: why it’s mostly affecting Russian speakers



The CDC says 75 percent of recent measles cases are linked to tight-knit communities.

03/19/2019 - Electric batteries for airplanes are in the works



The race is on to build batteries big enough for planes to fly on clean electricity.

03/19/2019 - How Glastonbury is leading the plastic-free festival revolution



The U.K. festival is one of the largest to ban the sale of single-use plastic bottles – will others follow suit?

03/19/2019 - Iraq: where water used to flow



The Mesopotamian marshlands in southern Iraq were once the largest wetland ecosystem in Western Eurasia. But after years of drought and political turmoil, they're in danger of disappearing.

03/19/2019 - 5G networks: Are they dangerous to our health?



Fears surrounding mobile phone use and the possible effects of radiation on the human body are mounting.

03/19/2019 - Monsanto: Roundup substantial factor in man’s cancer, jury finds in key verdict



A federal jury's decision in the case of a man who said he used the weedkiller for decades could affect hundreds of other plaintiffs.