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Rape, reproductive health hazards are common in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands and everyday household products

Palm oil is found in everything from potato chips and pills to pet food, and also ends up in products from L’Oréal, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Avon, Johnson & Johnson.

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Predicting earthquake hazards from wastewater injection

The team’s study area is in Oklahoma, a state where much fracking activity has been carried out with a lot of wastewater injection, and where there have been several induced earthquakes producing …

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Pediatrician: Plenty of other potentially harmful environmental hazards in the area

Ketyer said the state also should look at fracking, which produces wastewater high in naturally occurring radioactive materials, can produce air emissions like volatile organic compounds …

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Thanks To Fracking, Earthquake Hazards In Parts Of Oklahoma Now Comparable To California

Odds are it was triggered by fracking operations, specifically the subsurface injection of fracking wastewater. There is a direct connection between fracking and earthquakes in the central and eastern United States (Figure 1). But the earthquakes are not a …
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Hazards of Open Pits for Storing Wastewater From Fracking Is Focus of New Study

Unlined open-air wastewater pits brimming with the toxic leftovers of fracking and other types of oil and gas development are threatening California’s air and water quality, according to a study by two national environmental organizations. A visit to a …
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Major Disasters Linked to Extreme Weather, Climate and Water Hazards On the … – De Smog Blog (blog)

Major Disasters Linked to Extreme Weather, Climate and Water Hazards On the
De Smog Blog (blog)
“Disasters caused by weather, climate, and water-related hazards are on the rise worldwide. Both industrialized and non-industrialized countries are bearing the burden of repeated floods, droughts, temperature extremes and storms,” WMO Secretary

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Gizmo Uses Lung Cells To Sniff Out Health Hazards In Urban Air

Scientists are trying to figure out how chemicals in the air interact with each other to make people sick. So they’re building an instrument — a “lung in a box” — that goes way beyond the usual chemical monitors.

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Forward on Climate—The rally against hydraulic fracturing and other hazards … – Skidmore News

Forward on Climate—The rally against hydraulic fracturing and other hazards
Skidmore News
On Feb. 17, 20 Skidmore students joined 40,000 people at the largest climate rally to date in Washington D.C. The rally aimed to demonstrate support for President Obama's potential rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline. The event was organized by the

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Fracking Hazards Obscured in Failure to Report Wells: Energy – San Francisco Chronicle


Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Fracking Hazards Obscured in Failure to Report Wells: Energy
San Francisco Chronicle
14 (Bloomberg) — Seeking to quell environmental concerns about the chemicals it shoots underground to extract oil and natural gas, Apache Corp. told shareholders in April that it disclosed information about “all the company's U.S. hydraulic fracturing
Fracking Hazards Obscured in Failure to Disclose WellsBloomberg


Probe shows gas drillers fail to disclose 'fracked' wellsThe Hill (blog)

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Fracking Concerns Turn To Worker Health Hazards And Potential … – Forbes


Providence Business News

Fracking Concerns Turn To Worker Health Hazards And Potential
Forbes
To-date, concerns surrounding hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as fracking, have been focused mainly on environmental risks. Now it appears federal
Silica exposure at fracking sites prompts alertState Journal


OSHA issues hazard alert related to hydraulic fracturingBismarck Tribune
OSHA issues alert related to hydraulic fracturingWJTV
StateImpact Pennsylvania
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