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"New York, Delaware Oppose Maine Plan To Loosen Smog Rules"

"AUGUSTA — Delaware and New York are opposing Maine’s proposal to loosen its anti-smog regulations, claiming it violates federal law and undermines efforts to reduce ozone and other air pollution in eastern states."

Source: Portland Press Herald, 10/22/2013
October 25, 2013

Dr. Peter Gleick: Global Water Challenges, Issues and Solutions

The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center in Philadelphia invites you to join its 10th-anniversary celebration with renowned water and climate-change expert Peter Gleick, the ‘visionary on the environment’ (BBC) and co-founder of the Pacific Institute, 5:30-7:00 p.m., followed by a reception.

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November 7, 2013 to November 8, 2013

Workshop on Identifying and Reducing Environmental Health Risks of Chemicals in Our Society

The IOM's Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine will host a free workshop (in Washington, DC and live webcast) on Identifying and Reducing Environmental Health Risks of Chemicals in Our Society. Industrial chemicals include chemicals used in industrial processes or commercial products, not including those found in food, pesticides, or pharmaceuticals. Registration required.

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"Lawn Fertilizer Limits Take Effect, But Effectiveness Questioned"

"Among the hundreds of new laws taking effect Tuesday (Oct. 1) is one meant to help the Chesapeake Bay by limiting when, where and how Marylanders should feed their lawns. One scientist, though, suggests homeowners could help the bay better by forgoing lawn fertilizer altogether."

Source: Baltimore Sun, 10/03/2013

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