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Biden administration sets first-ever limits on 'forever chemicals' in drinking water

Biden administration sets first-ever limits on 'forever chemicals' in drinking water

The Biden administration on Wednesday finalized strict limits on certain so-called “forever chemicals” in drinking water that will require utilities to reduce them to the lowest level they can be reliably measured.
Russians stage a rare protest after a dam bursts and homes flood near the Kazakh border

Russians stage a rare protest after a dam bursts and homes flood near the Kazakh border

Russians in the city of Orsk gathered in a rare protest Monday, calling for compensation following the collapse of a dam and subsequent flooding in the Orenburg region near the border with Kazakhstan.
Guatemala's president issues natural disaster declaration as 44 forest fires rage on

Guatemala's president issues natural disaster declaration as 44 forest fires rage on

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s president issued a natural disaster declaration Wednesday as 44 forest fires continue to burn across the Central American country. President Bernardo Arévalo said that 80% of the fires were started by people.
In megaproject-weary Newfoundland, a massive hydrogen operation has some on edge

In megaproject-weary Newfoundland, a massive hydrogen operation has some on edge

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
B.C. doesn't know where all its groundwater is going. Experts worry as drought looms

B.C. doesn't know where all its groundwater is going. Experts worry as drought looms

VANCOUVER — Growing up on a ranch in the Columbia River Valley, water has always been part of Kat Hartwig's life, and over the years, she's noticed changes.
UN climate chief presses for faster action, says humans have 2 years left 'to save the world'

UN climate chief presses for faster action, says humans have 2 years left 'to save the world'

OXFORD, England (AP) — Humanity has only two years left “to save the world” by making dramatic changes in the way it spews heat-trapping emissions and it has even less time to act to get the finances behind such a massive shift, the head of the Unite
Serbia's only horse sanctuary has cared for dozens of tortured, old and neglected animals

Serbia's only horse sanctuary has cared for dozens of tortured, old and neglected animals

LAPOVO, Serbia (AP) — Zeljko Ilicic saved his first horse from certain death 12 years ago and found his calling. The Serbian, now 43, set up the Balkan country's only horse sanctuary in 2015 on a small piece of land in Lapovo in Central Serbia.
Stranded B.C. calf's calls 'make you almost weep,' says Ehattesaht First Nation

Stranded B.C. calf's calls 'make you almost weep,' says Ehattesaht First Nation

ZEBALLOS, B.C. — A Vancouver Island First Nation that has adopted a young killer whale as its newest family member says concern rises about its ordeal with each day that passes, but strong hope for a rescue remains.
Verdict saying Switzerland violated rights by failing on climate action could ripple across Europe

Verdict saying Switzerland violated rights by failing on climate action could ripple across Europe

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Europe’s highest human rights court ruled Tuesday that countries must better protect their people from the consequences of climate change , siding with a group of older Swiss women against their government in a landmark ruli
Zebra mussels may prompt closure of national park lake, Manitoba government says

Zebra mussels may prompt closure of national park lake, Manitoba government says

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government says Parks Canada is considering closing a popular lake to boating this year because of zebra mussels.
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