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By Jennifer McDermott The Associated Press One million gallons of radioactive water is inside a former nuclear power plant along Cape Cod Bay, and it has got to go. But where, is the vexing question, and will the state intervene as the company dismantling the plant decides? Holtec International ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Richard Rood The Conversation Global warming doesn’t stop on a dime. If people everywhere stopped burning fossil fuels tomorrow, stored heat would still continue to warm the atmosphere. Picture how a radiator heats a home. Water is heated by a boiler, and the hot water circulates through pipes...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  By Sarah Jensen Guest Commentary If we are going to achieve net-zero by 2050 and mitigate the worst effects of climate change, we need to be open to any and all solutions. We do not have the luxury to rule out technologies simply because they do not “feel good.” Across the nation, governm...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
    By The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE » It will be illegal to use wildlife traps, snares and poison on public lands across New Mexico under a ban that took effect Friday. New Mexico is joining a handful of Western states that have limited trapping on public lands, with supporters say...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
  By Sue McMillin Columnist for The Denver Post Climate change and the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is now rapidly driving energy policy — and finally, investment in renewable energy sources. ¶ According to the International Renewable Energy Agency, worldwide investment in renewabl...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
  WASHINGTON » Scientists have figured out why vampire bats are the only mammals that can survive on a diet of just blood. They compared the genome of common vampire bats to 26 other bat species and identified 13 genes that are missing or no longer work in vampire bats. Over the years, those ...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
  By Sydney McDonald Broomfield Enterprise This year, a well-known symbol for Child Abuse Awareness Prevention Month is going sustainable. The Broomfield Early Childhood Council announced it is purchasing large metal blue pinwheels to plant in partner locations, as opposed to the normal sma...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
    By Tom Krisher The Associated Press DETROIT » New vehicles sold in the U.S. will have to average at least 40 mpg of gasoline in 2026, up from about 28 mpg, under new federal rules unveiled Friday that undo a rollback of standards enacted under President Donald Trump. The National ...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
By Sydney McDonald Broomfield Enterprise Broomfield officials have issued a notice of a potential breach to Extraction Oil & Gas regarding a March 12 fire at Interchange Pad A. An email from City and County Manager Jennifer Hoffman, which was sent Monday and released three days later on Broom...
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Posted by on in Human Health
Attorney General Phil Weiser sued companies producing PFAS By Conrad Swanson The Denver Post Carpeting, furniture, cosmetics, cookware and other products containing PFAS — or forever chemicals linked to cancer and birth defects — would be banned for sale in Colorado under a new proposal from stat...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
  By Jamey Keaten The Associated Press GENEVA » The U.N. health agency says nearly everybody in the world breathes air that doesn’t meet its standards for air quality, calling for more action to reduce fossil-fuel use, which generates pollutants that cause respiratory and blood-flow problems...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
    By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press The one-two punch of nasty wildfires followed by heavy downpours, triggering flooding and mudslides, will strike the U.S. West far more often in a warming world, becoming a frequent occurrence, a new study said. That fire-flood combination, ...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
  By Frank Jordans and Seth Borenstein The Associated Press BERLIN » Temperatures on Earth will shoot past a key danger point unless greenhouse gas emissions fall faster than countries have committed, the world’s top body of climate scientists said Monday, warning of the consequences of inac...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
By Emma Marris Since 2016, more than 50,000 structures in California have been destroyed by wildfire. During fire season in the West, when the sky is dim with smoke and the sun’s an eerie red, you might find yourself breathing in tiny carbonized particles of what used to be someone’s front-porch sw...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
    Agency concerned about air quality around oil refinery in Commerce City By Noelle Phillips The Denver Post The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday objected to the state’s proposed operating permit renewal for the Suncor oil refinery in Commerce City and expressed concerns ab...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
  By Patricia Cohen and Stanley Reed © The New York Times Co. At the Siemens Gamesa factory in Aalborg, Denmark, where the next generation of offshore wind turbines is being built, workers are on their hands and knees inside a shallow, canoe-shaped pod that stretches the length of a football...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
  As the West gets drier, Colorado tries to get every drop of moisture it can out of winter snowstorms By Conrad Swanson The Denver Post All across Colorado, teams of cloud seeders keep watch over the winter months, looking for the right conditions to make water. Snow, to be precise. But t...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
    By Ivan Penn © The New York Times Co. NEVADA CITY, CALIF. » In the Gold Rush, Northern California attracted prospectors looking for financial independence. Now, this area is at the vanguard of a new movement — people seeking to use only the energy they produce themselves....
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Posted by on in Green Design
  By Jack Ewing and Eric Lipton © The New York Times Co. WOBURN, MASS. » Already far behind Asian manufacturers in building electric car batteries, U.S. automakers and their suppliers are racing to develop a new generation of batteries that are cheaper, can pack in more energy and charge fas...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
    By Frank Jordans The Associated Press BERLIN » The world must take “radical action” to shift away from fossil fuels, including investing $5.7 trillion annually in solar, wind and other forms of clean power this decade to ensure that global warming doesn’t pass dangerous thresholds,...
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