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Texas businesses prepare toxic chemical release reports

June 18, 2013
Businesses across Texas are due to submit their reports on toxin releases for 2012 to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) next month and predictions are hard to make regarding this year's level of toxic chemicals released.
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More states join GMO labeling debate

June 17, 2013
The question of informing consumers about genetically modified products has never been more topical, as more and more states join the lengthy debate over their safety in terms of public health.
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Enbridge plans huge pipeline expansion drive

June 17, 2013
Enbridge, Inc., Canada's largest crude oil transporter, is set to complete a project that would see a network of pipes spanning 5,000 miles
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New York City to implement polystyrene foam ban

June 17, 2013
Following months of debate, New York City lawmakers have moved to introduce a bill banning the sale of polystyrene foam foodservice products.
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EIA report revises global shale oil and gas reserves upwards

June 12, 2013
Global reserves of shale-based resources push up the world's total potential oil reserves by 11 percent and natural gas reserves by 47 percent.
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EPA, USDA launch joint program for food waste reduction

June 12, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have joined forces to help Americans reduce food waste by lowering consumption and improving recycling rates for food products.
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Chemical accidents pose greater risk to public than terrorist attacks, research suggests

June 12, 2013
Hundreds of facilities across the United States are storing potentially hazardous chemicals that could cause a deadly blast, similar to the one at the West Fertilizer Co. plant in Texas in April.
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Colorado governor calls for collaboration to conserve water

June 12, 2013
Speaking before a crowd of more than 2,000 at ACE13, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper urged water professionals to foster collaboration among agricultural, recreational and urban water interests.
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Nestlé, Mars charged with price-fixing in Canada

June 11, 2013
Canadian authorities have charged two of the biggest chocolate producers, Nestlé and Mars, with conspiring over price-fixing with other companies, including Hershey, the Competition Bureau announced last week.
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Report calls for implementation of producer responsibility to boost recycling rates

June 11, 2013
Introducing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes for packaging in the United States could lead to a boost in recycling rates, according to a new report from As You Sow, a U.S.-based not-for-profit organization that aims to promote environmental responsibilities.
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