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The Deepwater Horizon disaster fueled a Gulf science bonanza

A decade after the worst oil spill in US history, researchers have turned out a massive data set charting the health of the ecosystem.
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Superfund, meet super plants

Can the plant microbiome help clean up contaminated land?
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Shipping pollution regulations 'could harm food chain'

Use of 'scrubbers' to cut air pollution increases pollutants pumped into sea, UN report says.

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Acme Power Plant site clean-up planned for 2025

Site assessments in 2017 revealed contaminants including asbestos, lead, PCBs and mold.

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California’s multibillion-dollar problem: The toxic legacy of old oil wells

Thousands of wells across the state, including near residential areas, have been left inactive for years and are in need of cleanup.
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Feds to finally start cleanup of Brooklyn's toxic Gowanus Canal

Brooklyn's toxic Gowanus Canal is finally getting its long-awaited makeover.

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Environmental priorities shift after Erie Coke shutdown

DEP testing in July found contaminants at Erie Coke site were generally within safe levels.
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Australia's wildfires will create big problems for fresh water

When huge quantities of ash wash into rivers, dams, and eventually the sea, they will likely pollute water supplies and kill aquatic wildlife.
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'We’re just waiting to die': The black residents living on top of a toxic landfill site

In the 1980s, black New Orleanians were encouraged to buy houses built above a toxic landfill.

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Gauging wildfire fighters' health

British Columbia is supporting two new research projects into the health impacts of fighting forest fires.

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EPA seeks to ease concerns about Bozeman Superfund site

The EPA answered dozens of questions from local residents concerned about a proposal to partially remove a former wood-treatment facility in northeast Bozeman from the Superfund list.

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Sucking gas

Killer whales take in fewer hydrocarbons following tougher restrictions on vessel distances.

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Parents beware: Here are the 17 playgrounds in DC with toxic levels of lead

The number of confirmed schools with elevated lead levels expands by more than a dozen in a report released Friday.
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High lead levels at old incinerator site in Central City trigger residents' fears; city plans remediation

When Nadiyah Taylor and her husband, Benny Dominach, walked into the bright pink double house on Seventh Street in Central City, they knew it was the one.

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Fight against Florida incinerator site drags on for more than 12 years

The residents of Fort Lauderdale's Durrs neighborhood have been fighting the city for more than a decade.
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