May 16, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Insecticides lead to starvation of aquatic organisms

Neonicotinoid insecticides have adverse effects not only on bees but also on freshwater invertebrates. Exposure to low but constant concentrations of these substances – which are highly soluble in water – has lethal effects on these aquatic organisms. Continue reading

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April 22, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Study shows reproductive effects of pesticide exposure span generations

Researchers studying aquatic organisms called Daphnia have found that exposure to a chemical pesticide has impacts that span multiple generations — causing the so-called “water fleas” to produce more male offspring, and causing reproductive problems i… Continue reading

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March 30, 2011
by Steve Fleischli
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Message to EPA: Time to Modernize America’s Power Plants — Cooling Systems Included

Steve Fleischli, Senior Attorney, Washington, DC Last night, EPA announced a 413-page proposed rule for cooling water intake structures at U.S. power plants.  However, instead of moving toward modernizing America’s power plants and protectin… Continue reading

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