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Sunday, December 03, 2017

environmental news stories sunday

for those little pesky stories that don't seem to get mentioned on the talking head shows, but need to be.

epa dropped an obama-era rule requiring mining companies to prove that they have the financial means to clean up after themselves.

writing in rolling stone, bill mckibben says winning slowly on climate change is the same as losing.

alaska senator lisa murkowski was a late convert to the bill when she attached a rider clearing the way for oil and gas drilling in the arctic national wildlife refuge.

florida everglades the most endangered site in the u.s., report says. the everglades is the only natural site in the united states designated as "critical" this year. - weather.com

sea-level rise to destroy 6,000 florida historic sites by 2100. if you've been delaying your visit to miami's vizcaya museum, the ernest hemingway house in key west, or the 18th century cathedral basilica of st. augustine, now's the time to start making your arrangements. - miami new times

toxics taint airport groundwater, soil 'legacy' chemicals once used in firefighter training at airport seen as emerging pollutants. - portland tribune

what the heck is “fragrance?” thanks to california, companies now have to tell us. a new state law requires disclosure of secret ingredients in cleaning products. - mother jones
 
trump to cut bears ears national monument by 85 percent, grand staircase-escalante by half, documents show president trump will make his final decision public monday during a trip to utah. - wapo

how are chickens and pigs altering the gulf of mexico? sustainability group asks tyson ceo to help protect gulf shrimpers and environmentalists gathered on the banks of the mississippi river to call on livestock farmers to help protect the gulf of mexico. - the advocate

trump’s first major trade fight with china could be over solar panels. united states officials will soon decide whether to broaden tariffs on solar panels in a way that could spur beijing to retaliate against american-made goods.- nytimes
 
judge questions exxon’s attempt to block climate fraud investigations. the hearing edged a federal judge closer to deciding whether to dismiss the oil giant’s case against the attorneys general of new york and massachusetts.- inside climate news

chernobyl blamed for radiation found on mushrooms being imported into france. a large shipment was stopped from entering france after it contained traces of cesium 137, a waste product of nuclear reactors. - sky news
water quality in lake erie 'unacceptable,' says ijc great lakes report. canada and the united states are “disappointingly slow” to address toxic chemicals getting into the great lakes, says the international joint commission. - windsor star

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