Drilling Halted, the Atlantic Still Faces an Offshore Threat from the Oil Industry

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By Rebecca Bowe, Earthjustice The Obama administration recently abandoned its plan to open the Atlantic Ocean to offshore oil drilling for the next five years. The move elicited a sigh of relief from coastal communities and environmentalists who feared the federal government would court...
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Want a Side of Industrial Chemicals with That? New Study Finds Higher Levels of Toxic Chemicals in Fast-Food Lovers

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By Veena Singla, Natural Resources Defense Council As if we needed yet another reason why fast food is unhealthy. New research from George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health finds that people who eat fast food have higher levels of the toxic chemicals...
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Congress Just Unleashed Its 100th Attack on Endangered Specicies

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By Rebecca Bowe, Earthjustice Scientists believe it takes around two million years for a new species to come into existence. Species extinction, on the other hand, can occur in the comparative blink of an eye. Unfortunately, North America’s imperiled flora and fauna aren’t getting the help they...
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