Pollution

'Carbon Black' Report Shows Impacts On Native Americans

 

By MIKE DUNNE

 

An effort to document the lives of Oklahoma Indians introduced reporter Vicki Monks to a story that begged to be told: how a carbon black plant affected the health of a neighboring Ponca Indian community.

Carbon black, made by the burning of waste oil, is used primarily to strengthen the rubber in tires.

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Coal-Waste Impoundment Database Offers Journalists a Tool

A cooperative effort of federal and state agencies, coal companies, and environmental groups, the database lists coal-waste impoundments in West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

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October 6, 2009 to October 7, 2009

Gearing Up for a Low Carbon Economy

The Canadian Institute's conference will offer an in-depth look at how Canadian and U.S. carbon initiatives compare and contrast, and the most up-to-date carbon policy information from both sides of the border.

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