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Food Waste In America Astronomical
2012-08-23 13:33:12

Go to your refrigerator. Now take almost half the food out and throw it in the trash. That’s what the typical American does, wasting up to 40 percent of the nation’s food supply.

Toxic Power: Power Plants Are Contaminating Our Air And States
2012-08-10 05:04:43

According to a report released Thursday by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Texas is the 10th worst state in the nation when it comes to exposing residents to toxic air pollution from coal-fired plants.

Cleanest, Most Polluted Beaches Revealed
2012-06-28 09:48:21

Even though the number of days that beaches in the United States decreased 3% from last year, pollution levels at these summer getaway spots were still at their third highest level over the past 22 years.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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