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9 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Minnesota cities create rain gardens to combat pollution

The rain garden, which spans more than 3,000 acres in one of the city's commercial development sites, was among eight engineering projects this year to receive top awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies. Engineer Brett Emmons, whose firm helped design the five-year-old system, says it's performing better than expected and shows green infrastructure's potential.

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JUL 26, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Many NC counties proposed to cut car emissions testing

The House voted this week to allow 29 rural and suburban counties to end their testing requirements, which were implemented as part of the state's plan to reduce air pollution under Environmental Protection Agency rules.

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JUL 25, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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EPA resists calls to remove Butte mining waste

The polluted groundwater is moving toward Silver Bow Creek, and critics of the Environmental Protection Agency's long-standing decision to leave the tailings in the middle of the city as "waste in place" say it could eventually endanger the recently completed cleanup of the lower part of the creek, which cost $147 million. Nobody is saying the Parrot pollution is a ...

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JUL 24, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Environmentalist gets stolen bike back

(AP) — A woman riding her bike cross country to raise awareness about water pollution has been reunited with her stolen bike after news of the theft in Portland, Oregon, spread on social media. KGW-TV reports (http://is.gd/FA1FRe ) Megan Holcomb wrote on Facebook on Friday that a woman had recovered her bike and she posted photos of her reunited with ...

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JUL 23, 2015 - WorldNetDaily

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Pollution isn't colorblind

(The Guardian) — Thanks to people’s movements like Black Lives Matter and the Fight For 15, the call for racial and economic justice is getting louder and stronger. But while we are out on the streets fighting for equality, our kids are being poisoned by the air they breathe. Environmental injustices are taking black lives [...]

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