Impact of pipeline
Army corps eyes impact of pipeline on environment. Joe Mahoney, The Daily Star, October 17, 2014. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has raised new concerns about the potential environmental impacts of the proposed Constitution Pipeline, and is directing the project’s planners to complete provide more data.
Wind farms impact on marine species
Study recommends ongoing assessment of impact of offshore wind farms on marine species. Phys.org, October 16, 2014. As the number and size of offshore wind developments increase, there is a growing need to consider the consequences and impacts on marine species.
Soda affecting memory in teens
This is your teenager's brain on soda. Gabrielle Canon, Mother Jones, October 10, 2014. Researchers at the University of Southern California recently published a study showing a connection between sugar consumption and memory problems.
Four common bathroom products that are more dangerous than you probably know. Cliff Weathers, Salon.com, October 8, 2014. Along with the chemical hazards you might know about, there are many you may not be aware of. Here's four: antibacterial hand soap, bathroom/baby wipes, lathering shampoos and chemical drain openers.
Prohibiting Smoking in Public Housing
National and State Cost Savings Associated With Prohibiting Smoking in Subsidized and Public Housing in the United States. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, October 2, 2014. Prohibiting smoking in all US subsidized housing, including public housing, would protect health and could generate substantial societal cost savings.
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