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Delhi Dispatch: Rice, Wheat, and Water Serve Up Equal Helpings of Punjab’s Wealth and Risk

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Free power, water, fertilizer, and chemicals encourages abuse of resources for world’s number two rice and wheat producer.

The Stream, September 7: Pesticides Exact Big Toll on Health and Environment

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Heavy downpours triggered floods and caused roofs to collapse…

The Stream, April 24: New Estimate of the Niger Delta Oil Spill

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Water Pollution Shell's oil spill on the Niger Delta was at…

The Stream, February 6: U.S. to Require Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals

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The U.S. government will require natural gas companies to disclose…

The Stream, December 14: Melting Arctic Releases Greenhouse Gas

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Thawing permafrost is releasing large plumes of methane gas into…

The Stream, May 18: Toxic Food

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Cadmium in rice, melamine in milk, arsenic in soy sauce, bleach…

Export Agriculture Drains Latin America's Water Supplies

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Peruvian asparagus and Costa Rican pineapples illustrate the threats global agribusiness poses to the environment.

Fracking Regulations Vary Widely from State to State

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A look at how states across America are facing deep frack dilemmas.

EPA Announces Study to Re-Examine the Health Risks of Hydrofracking

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States have begun implementing stricter standards for the controversial natural gas drilling process.

One in Five US Water Treatment Systems Contained Illegal Chemicals, Study Finds

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Senate hearing focuses on EPA's efforts to protect the nation's drinking water. The water for more than 49 million Americans has been contaminated with illegal concentrations of dangerous pollutants since 2004.

The Windy City Blows Off Toxins to the Ocean

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Chicago is famous for dyeing its river green on St. Patrick’s…