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Engineers develop cheap, simple tests for car emissions

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DUEBENDORF, Switzerland (Reuters) – Engineers working to tackle carcinogenic pollution from cars have developed cheap and simple devices to test the effectiveness of particle filters, which could help take toxic vehicles off roads without resorting to blanket bans. Cars pass a sign alerting about fine particulates on a busy street in downtown Stuttgart, Germany, February Read More

Woman casually leaves URANIUM WASTE at city dumpster, sparks radiation scare

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A hazmat squad responded after a bucket full of radioactive waste was found near a trash can in Minsk, Belarus. The materials were marked with radiation symbols, which did not stop a local woman from taking them out like trash. A bucket with cans made of glass and plastic and sporting distinctive radioactivity warning signs Read More

German parliament approves exemptions from diesel (gasoil) bans to incentivise retrofits

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BERLIN (Reuters) – The German lower house of parliament on Thursday passed a law exempting certain vehicles from driving bans for older diesel (gasoil) vehicles, and giving cities leeway to skip bans if their nitrogen oxide levels were close to meeting European limits. FILE PHOTO: German Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Read More

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to ash, air pollution researcher Keith Bein knew he had to act fast: Little is known about toxic chemicals released when a whole town burns and the wind would soon blow away evidence. FILE PHOTO: Vanthy Bizzle hands some small religious Read More

‘Pressured’ chemical watchdog afraid to contradict US on Douma chemical incident – Russian envoy

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The OPCW could not come up with an unbiased report on the alleged 2018 chemical attack in Douma, as acknowledging that it was faked would’ve made the US strikes against Syria illegitimate, the Russian envoy to the OPCW told RT. In early March, the final report by the Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) of the Organization for Read More

‘Greatest scam in history’: Greenpeace co-founder thrashes global warming ‘brainwashing’ campaign

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Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore had harsh words for the modern environmental movement, calling global warming “the greatest scam in history” and denouncing the use of “fear and guilt” to push the message. “The climate catastrophe is strictly a fear campaign – well, fear and guilt,” Moore told Breitbart radio host Rebecca Mansour. “You’re afraid you’re Read More

Tanzania orders cleanup at Acacia gold mine, threatens closure

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DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Acacia Mining Plc has until March 30 to stop waste water pollution at its North Mara gold mine in Tanzania or the facility will be shut down, the country’s mining minister said on Friday. Doto Biteko, appointed minister in January with orders to be “strict” on managing Tanzania’s mineral wealth, Read More