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In Louisiana's River Parishes, another possible cancer-causing agent in the air, EPA says

Just three years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declared that St. John the Baptist Parish had the highest cancer risk from airborne pollutants of any similar jurisdiction nationwide ... read more

Is efficiency worth the extra cost?

The program, created in 1992 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, includes not only appliances, but building materials, heating and air-conditioning units ... what they’re looking for.” The ... read more

Boom in Natural Gas Will Lead to More Greenhouse Gases

View Sample Sign Up Now The state of Louisiana says it will allow the facility to release up ... Janet McCabe, acting assistant administrator for the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, said the White ... read more

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Questions, Research on Possible Synthetic Turf Link to Athletes’ Cancer Continue

Carbon black, produced by the incomplete burning of petroleum products, is classified as a possible carcinogen, or cancer-causing agent ... cancer in the young is another example of the need to ... read more


Receding Floodwaters in Houston Expose Long-Term Health Risk

It’s also a carcinogen with cancer-causing properties ... to investigate possible damage to these sites as soon as floodwaters recede and personnel are able to safely access the site," EPA spokesman ... read more

Elected officials in Louisiana drag feet on new EPA report as news of chemical exposure trickles out to residents

The chemical is produced in large amounts at the Union Carbide Corp. plant across the Mississippi River ... Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to work with the EPA on a future ambient air ... read more

Floodwater creeps closer to La. towns

Deputies warned people Sunday to get out as water gushing from a floodgate for the first time in four decades crept ever closer to communities in the Louisiana ... and another two Sunday. There are ... read more

Catastrophic Flooding Swamps Houston As Harvey Stalls Over Texas

On Monday morning, President Trump issued a federal disaster declaration for six parishes in Louisiana in the path of Tropical Storm Harvey. The National Weather Service issued this dire warning on ... read more

President Trump’s Retreat on the Environment Is Affecting Communities Across America

but nothing to protect from whatever pesticides might be drifting in the air. Playground equipment is scrubbed several times a week because it often becomes covered in a sticky film that sometimes ... read more

Welcome Summer Solstice - Cool Bias Lingers - Tropical Trouble for Gulf Coast

Frequent puffs of Canadian air keep Minnesota ... showing a possible landfall Wednesday night between Galveston and Lafayette, Louisiana. Storm surge damage may be minor to moderate, although ... read more

Geeked: Facebook will rule the world

Seems like pretty much everyone was honked off at Facebook this week. And I would be among them. For most of you guys, the reason probably had to do with the complete overhaul that Facebook stuffed ... read more



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