When corporate polluters no longer have to worry about being prosecuted for destroying the environment to boost their profits, can we truly believe they will voluntarily stop pollution out of the goodness of their hearts? Read more

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It’s a small country on the other side of the planet, but Afghanistan has had a profound impact on the lives of so many in the U.S. This weekend, Carthage College Theatre Department explores the lives of those in this state that have come .. Read more


Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that asthma cases in children often correlate to living close to roads and all the associated pollution-spewing traffic?—Jake Locklear Read more

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The brazen hypocrisy was stunning when Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson accused his opponent, Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin, of being soft on Iran, identifying President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad... Read more

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Environmental concerns about coal-fired power plants tend to center on toxins in air emissions and the plants’ heavy carbon footprints.But there’s a growing awareness of possible environmental and health dangers posed by the coal ash produc... Read more

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