Category Archives: Environmental Injustice and Climate Change

Freedmen’s Town Preservation Coalition: Removing historical bricks to repair piping and roads in Houston

Freedman’s Town Historic Preservation Coalition Preserve Historic Freedmen’s Town (GoFundMe) Freedmen’s Town: Removing historical bricks to repair piping and roads Victory in fight to save historic bricks in Freedmen’s Town Judge removes city from lawsuit over Freedmen’s Town bricks Order … Continue reading

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Refrigeration Violations Found at Anheuser-Busch Brewery

Anheuser-Busch Cos. LLC, which makes Budweiser beer and other beverages, has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for two repeat and eight serious safety violations following an inspection of its Columbus, Ohio, brewery’s ammonia refrigeration system. Proposed … Continue reading

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Prepare for Environmental, Health and Safety Concerns

Environmental, Health & Safety Regardless of what your organization does, Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) permeates every aspect. It can be every bit as important as the product or service you provide. Attention to EHS concerns will: reduce injuries decrease … Continue reading

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New Nano-paper Filter Can Remove Miniscule Viruses

Posted by News Editor in Latest News, RSS, Sci/Tech on April 7, 2014 1:21 pm / no comments UPPSALA, Sweden, April 7, 2014 (ENS) – Swedish scientists have developed a paper filter that can remove virus particles with a level of efficiency matching that of the best … Continue reading

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Trillions in Public Spending Will Shift to Greener Purchases

ted by News Editor in Business, Latest News, RSS on April 1, 2014 2:46 pm / no comments NEW YORK, New York, April 1, 2014 (ENS) – A new global program was launched today that aims to harness the trillions of dollars that governments spend each year … Continue reading

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Autism Triggered in the Womb by ‘Environmental Factors’

Posted by News Editor in At Risk, Latest News, RSS on April 9, 2014 10:22 am / no comments TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, April 9, 2014 (ENS) – Autism can be triggered by abnormal levels of lipid molecules in the brain that affect the interaction between two key … Continue reading

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Thai Tanker Sinks, Spilling Oily Sludge

Posted by News Editor in At Risk, Latest News, RSS on April 10, 2014 1:32 pm BANGKOK, Thailand, April 10, 2014 (ENS) – A domestic Thai tanker carrying oil sludge capsized and sank southwest of Bangkok on Tuesday, releasing roughly 1,500 liters (12.5 barrels) of oil … Continue reading

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