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When Jon was born prematurely at 26 weeks, he weighed around two pounds and had trouble breathing on his own. For two months he lived…
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#Nestle can keep piping water from national forest, despite permit that is 28 years out of date. #California
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/t/-718697387869786078
For decades, Nestle has been paying a $524 annual permit fee in return for millions of gallons of water.
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#SacredWater essay by tribe member Guy Reiter: This #Menominee River is a part of me; its essence is within my soul.

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September 21, 2016. By Guy Reiter. Editor's Note: This essay is part of “Sacred Water,” EHN's ongoing investigation into Native American struggles—and successes—to protect culturally significant water sources on and off the reservation. First, I would like to acknowledge my ancestors, ...
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Editor's Note: This story is part of "Sacred Water," EHN's ongoing investigation into Native American struggles—and successes—to protect culturally significant water sources on and off the reservation. Part 1 of 2. MENOMINEE RESERVATION, Wisc.—Guy Reiter was an archaeologist before he was an ...
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VIDEO: #Maryland officials say state will miss deadline to set #fracking rules, as push for a permanent ban begins.
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/t/-718697387869794140
State environmental regulators say they will not adopt rules to govern gas drilling in Western Maryland by Oct. 1, missing a legal deadline one year out from the expiration of the statewide ban on the controversial practice known as fracking.
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#Chemicals with unknown health effects in America’s drinking #water.
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/t/-718697387869794143
America has a problem with drinking water pollution. It is not the pollution of old—massive amounts of industrial effluent pouring out of factories. It com
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In a parched corner of #China’s far western Xinjiang region, ancient water tunnels are running dry. #climatechange
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/t/-718697387869787316
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VIDEO: Drug-resistant #superbugs are a 'fundamental threat', #WHO says.
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/t/-718697387869786066
"Antimicrobial resistance poses a fundamental threat to human health, development and security," says WHO chief Dr. Margaret Chan.
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The Menominee Tribe, fighting a losing battle with regulators over a mine near their namesake river, has emerged with a stronger, vibrant voice. A "Sacred Water" story. September 20, 2016. By Brian Bienkowski Environmental Health News Follow @brianbienkowski ...
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VIDEO: Millions of gallons of radioactive water leaking from #Florida sinkhole.
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/t/-718697387869794167
A giant sinkhole opened up at fertilizer facility Mosaic outside Tampa, Fla., and leaked 215 million gallons of radioactive waste water into the ground, sparking fears of drinking water contamination.
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Attack of the plastic eaters: Can mushrooms, bacteria and mealworms save the planet from #pollution?
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/t/-6458064555473417801
Scientists are turning to natural organisms with strange appetites to fix the man-made problem of plastic pollution
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The mission of Environmental Health News is to advance the public’s understanding of environmental health issues by publishing its own journalism and providing access to worldwide news about a variety of subjects related to the environment and health of humans, wildlife and ecosystems.

EHN journalists write articles that are published on the site. These stories are provided to newspapers and other media through EHN's news service. The content meets high journalistic standards and is under the control of Editor in Chief Marla Cone, an award-winning writer and one of the most experienced environmental journalists in the country. EHN also offers timely, daily access to hundreds of articles on environmental health topics published each day in the world press, and its searchable archives date back to 2002.