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Investigation: Lead in some Canadian water worse than Flint

An investigation by a consortium of news organizations finds some Canadians are being exposed to dangerous levels of lead in their drinking water, in some cities at higher levels than Flint, Michigan.

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This is how you really doodle during a meeting

PITTSBURGH—Artist and self-described "visual problem-solver" Emily Marko is not your typical doodler.

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It’s time to rethink chemical exposures —“safe” levels are doing damage: Study

We've all heard the old adage—"the dose makes the poison." Well—for many pollutants—it may be time to reexamine that.

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Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

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Biden takes a run at America's glaring environmental problems. Can he succeed?

President Biden counts on a tenuous Congressional majority to dramatically alter environmental policy.

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