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Inuit say ‘nyet’ to toxic splash from Russian rockets

Inuit in Canada and Greenland are calling on Ottawa and Copenhagen to demand the postponement of a Russian rocket launch scheduled to deliver a European Space Agency satellite to orbit next week and look for alternative launch vehicles that use non-toxic propellants for any future launches. The l
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Concerns grow over tainted sewage sludge spread on croplands

For decades, sewage sludge from thousands of wastewater treatment plants has been used nationwide as cropland fertilizer. But state inspectors in Maine ordered a halt to the practice in 2017 after learning the material was laced with one of the potentially harmful chemicals known collectively as PFAS, which are turning up in drinking water and some foods across the U.S.

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