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AP 2023-03-22
EU Commission proposes rules to better fight greenwashing

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive arm proposed rules Wednesday to protect consumers from businesses selling goods labeled as green which actually aren't. The European Commission said greenwashing was a notable problem, with 53% of green claims on products or services making “vague, misleading or unfounded information.”

AP 2023-03-24
Much of drought-plagued West Coast faces salmon fishing ban

SAN DIEGO (AP) — As drought dried up rivers that carry California’s newly hatched Chinook salmon to the ocean, state officials in recent years resorted to loading up the fish by the millions onto trucks and barges to take them to the Pacific.

AP 2023-03-24
California ends some water limits after storms ease drought

DUNNIGAN, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom ended some of the state's water restrictions on Friday because a winter of relentless rain and snow has replenished the state's reservoirs and eased fears of a shortage after three years of severe drought.

Independent 2023-03-22
Eight dolphins die after washing onto beach in New Jersey

Eight dolphins that were beached in New Jersey have died, according to an animal rescue service. Police, rescuers, and first responders watered down the animals in Sea Isle City with sea water while they awaited assistance from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center. Two dolphins died before help arrived, and six were euthanised "to prevent further suffering, as returning them to the ocean would have only prolonged their inevitable death," the rescue centre said. It comes as more than 12 dead whales have been found on the US East Coast since December 2022. Click here to sign up for our newsletters.

AP 2023-03-24
Radioactive water leaks at Minn. nuclear plant for 2nd time

MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) — The company that owns a nuclear power plant northwest of Minneapolis said Thursday that water containing a radioactive material is leaking from the plant for a second time , but there is no danger to the public and the facility will power down Friday to begin working on permanent repairs.

AP 2023-03-20
A week on, brutal Cyclone Freddy still taxes southern Africa

Over a week after Cyclone Freddy's second and more devastating landfall in Malawi and Mozambique and nearly a month since it battered Madagascar , the effects are still being felt as locals, officials and aid workers continue to uncover the full extent of the cyclone's destruction.

AP 2023-03-23

Minnesota officials plug fight against 'forever chemicals'

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota pollution and health officials made the case at the State Capitol on Thursday for legislation to restrict nonessential uses of “forever chemicals” known as PFAS, and for the $45.6 million that Gov.

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