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“Pollution”

Sep 1, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A new map shows nearly 65,000 inactive mines--but many more are out there, posing environmental hazards.
Aug 31, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The amount of plastic ingested by seabirds is now nine times more than it was just a few decades ago.
Aug 31, 2015 12:40 PM ET
Nobody walks in Los Angeles, and that means lots of cars, lots of exhaust, and a big smoggy sky. Where does L.A. rank among the globe's smog centers?
Aug 27, 2015 03:54 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
One spectacular toxic mine waste leak in Colorado is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Continue reading →
Aug 25, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Pollution is getting into one of America's great natural wonders. Continue reading →
Aug 20, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Government limits are far too low on a chemical used in making non-stick cookware, a new study suggests. Continue reading →
Aug 20, 2015 08:49 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
While the radioactivity is low, the element's chemical properties pose a health risk.
Aug 19, 2015 12:35 PM ET // Discovery.com staff
The book's pages are laced with silver nanoparticles, which have shown to be highly effective in killing waterborne microbes. Continue reading →
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