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Monsanto wages legal fight against California's carcinogenic designation of its product.

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The University of Washington has produced research, which found that approximately 3.5 percent of neighborhoods in Houston have the highest risk for cancer in the nation. The research also determines that toxic conditions are a threat to many poor immigrant Latino communities.

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Neighborhood green space and natural environments populated with trees can greatly improve health.

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Millennials and Hispanic parents are extremely conscious of the environmental practices of their employers, according to a recent survey.

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The largest Latino-themed environmental festival, "A New Shade of Green," will be held in Colorado this fall to address those concerns; attendees will discuss counter measures and environmental protection, an important issue that's important to the U.S. Hispanic community.

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Coffee is one of Latin America's major exports, sustaining independent farmers in rural areas as well as corporate bankers in metropolitan areas. But changing climate patterns have exaggerated plagues and droughts in the region, and this has produced less than desirable conditions for coffee production.

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The Environmental Protection Agency will announce Monday its proposed regulations to reduce carbon emissions at power plants, which the president insisted during his weekly radio address Saturday would improve public health.

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The Ecuadorian government on Thursday issued an environmental permit with the signed approval of its Environment Ministry for oil drilling in the Amazon's Yasuni National Park.

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President Barack Obama delivered a speech at a Wal-Mart in Mountain View, California, on Friday where he unveiled 300 measures that would expand the use of clean-energy sources that would create jobs and reduce dependence on foreign oil.

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The White House will begin using solar energy, and the Obama administration announced a new energy sustainability that will help improve energy consumption in federal and private buildings.

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On Wednesday, a train carrying crude oil derailed and crashed in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, prompting an immediate evacuation of hundreds of people.

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A new study paid for by the federal government and released Sunday found that biofuels made from the residue of harvested corn plants release more greenhouse gases than conventional gasoline does.

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President Barack Obama and his administration have decided to postpone the decision on the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline until after the congressional midterm elections in November.

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The Colorado River, which stretches for 1,450 miles and travels through numerous states and the northern parts of Mexico, is an essential water source for 30 million people.

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A new study reveals that autism, a neurodevelopment disorder, may be the direct result of genetics, environmental factor or both, according to "Fox News."

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During the last few years, environmentalists, activists and some landowners have protested the Keystone XL pipeline extension from Alberta, Canada's oil sands to Port Arthur, Texas because of fear that it could it cause environmental degradation to the farmlands in the Midwest.

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