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Green Shoots from Brown Fields

Green Shoots from Brown Fields

Uncle Sam looks to eliminate the biggest hurdle to expanding renewable energy--the need for suitable sites to place commercial-scale wind and solar farms--by reusing hundreds of old mines, landfills and industrial sites

October 8, 2009 — Scott Streater

Wild Meat Raises Lead Exposure

Tests by the CDC show that eating venison and other game can raise the amounts of lead in human bodies by 50 percent

September 28, 2009 — Scott Streater and Environmental Health News
Threat Down Below: Polluted Caves Endanger Water Supplies, Wildlife

Threat Down Below: Polluted Caves Endanger Water Supplies, Wildlife

Caves are home to some of the planet's most unusual creatures and important drinking water supplies. Now these underground resources are being polluted by surface activities, ranging from sewage spills to old factories.

September 8, 2009 — Scott Streater and Environmental Health News