Pollution News week ending August 31st 2014

pollution news

All of the blog posts and articles that caught our attention this week: From switchboard.nrdc.org: A Water Bond to Protect the Environment and the Economy Virtually all of California – 99.8 percent – is in severe drought. The toxic blue-green algae that shut down Toledo’s drinking water supply earlier this month is thriving in Stockton’s […]

Pollution News week ending August 24th 2014


All the articles and posts that we found ourselves reading this week: From environmentalleader.com: Carbon Pollution Threatens Fishing Industry In addition to carbon pollution harming fisheries, plastic waste causes $13 billion in annual financial damage to marine ecosystems, though the actual cost of plastic waste to the overall environment may be much higher. From tucsonnewsnow.com: […]

Pollution News week ending August 17th 2014


All the blog posts and news items that caught our attention this week: From rawstory.com: Keystone XL pipeline may create more pollution than previously thought Researchers from the Stockholm Environment Institute used a mathematical model to estimate the Keystone XL pipeline’s potential for atmospheric pollution and they took into account the likely increase in consumption. […]