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    1. Biodiversity and Your Water Supply
    We depend on the Earth's biodiversity for clean, available freshwater. Throughout time, the planet's healthy ecosystems and diversity of life have ensured the flow of ...
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    2. Excrement Happens -- Part 2
    We are retelling the history of the management of human excrement as originally narrated by Abby A. Rockefeller. ...
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    3. Drilling To The Ends Of The Earth: The Case Against New Fossil Fuel Exploration
    The quest for oil has defined the twentieth century. Many still view oil as black gold, a resource to be exploited as economically and expediently ...
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    4. Excrement Happens -- Part 1
    Recently we came upon a history of the management of human excreta -- urine and feces -- starting back in the mists of time and ...
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    5. Green Living Center: Landscaping and Gardening Your Home--The Basics
    Healthy landscaping and gardening starts with healthy soil. The quality of the soil directly affects the health of the plant and animal life it supports. ...
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    6. Green Living Center: Water Conservation and Your Bathroom
    On average, a single person contaminates over 13,000 gallons of fresh water per year to remove less than 160 gallons of sewage. ...
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    7. Pesticides In The News
    Pesticides continue to produce unpleasant surprises around the world. ...
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    8. Pesticides Pose Greater Threat To U.S. Drinking Water Supplies Than Factories And Toxic Dumps
    Environmental experts say the contamination of underground water supplies by runoff from farm chemicals is now happening across broad areas of the nation's breadbasket and ...
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    9. Rain Rain Go Away
    Pittsburgh is a tough and heroic American city. It and surrounding steel towns "madethe cannonballs that helped the Union win the war" (to quote Bruce ...
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    10. Water Incorporated
    We would like to believe that there is an infinite supply of fresh water on the planet, but that assumption is tragically false. Available fresh ...
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    11. What We Must Do -- 4: A License To Pollute
    Our series, What We Must Do, is describing the root causes of the toxics problem in America. The waste haulers serve as frontline soldiers, disposing ...
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    12. What We Must Do -- Part 10 No Dumping Allowed
    For the most part, our readers are not legislative lobbyists or armchair environmentalists; they are grass roots activists struggling in the trenches to protect their ...
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    13. What We Must Do -- Part 7; Toxics In Your Drinking Water: When Did People Know It Was Bad
    When someone in industry claims that they contributed to the creation of a Superfund site by dumping toxics into the ground, but did it out ...
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    14. What We Must Do -- Part 8 What The Poisoners Knew In 1961
    We first looked at the waste industry which buries poisonous chemicals in the ground for the producers of those chemicals; now we are looking at ...
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    15. Chattanooga on a Roll From America's Dirtiest City to Its Greenest
    By 1969, just before the first Earth Day, the Environmental Protection Agency had bestowed on Chattanooga a special award for being "the dirtiest city in ...
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    16. Despite What You May Suspect, The Danger From Radon Is Real
    The federal EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) announced in mid September 1988 that 1/3 of all U.S. homes may contain dangerous levels of radon, a ...
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    17. Dioxin and Precaution
    Two years ago, in 1997, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) formally concluded that dioxin causes cancer in humans. IARC is a division ...
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    18. Do Garbage Incinerators Produce Air Pollution Harmful To Humans (Part 2)
    Does burning municipal garbage produce air pollution that might harm humans? We know that "mass burn" or "trash to steam" plants produce dioxin. Part of ...
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    19. Dumping Computers Doesn't Compute!
    Just bought a new computer? Now wondering what to do with the old one? Do not throw it out. Recycle your old electronic equipment, or ...
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    20. Environmental Regs
    It is possible to imagine that developing countries could adopt a different, less costly approach to reducing industrial pollution than that implemented by developed countries ...
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