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Tag: single-use plastics

New Zealand to ban most single-use plastics over the next 4...

“Phasing out unnecessary and problematic plastics will help reduce waste to landfill, improve our recycling system and encourage reusable or environmentally responsible alternatives.”

Virginia governor takes action on single-use plastics

“This is a significant environmental justice issue, and the less waste we produce, the fewer landfills we will need.”

China to ban single-use plastics

The Chinese government recently announced a sweeping anti-plastics campaign.

Report finds microplastics in more than 90% of table salt

People could be ingesting approximately 2,000 microplastics each year through commercial salt alone without knowing how harmful the effects could be.

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Corporate giants pay minimal taxes, reveals ITEP study on Trump-GOP tax law’s impact

ITEP's latest study exposes how the 2017 tax law has allowed major U.S. corporations to drastically reduce their tax bills, highlighting the need for urgent reform in corporate taxation.

Republicans hatched a secret assault on the Voting Rights Act in Washington state

After he helped create the state’s voting maps, a redistricting commissioner quietly worked with national Republican figures to bring a lawsuit against his own work.
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To understand the present, study the past. 

Fossil fuel footprint: Corals reveal industrial pollution’s deep sea impact

New study uncovers historical pollutants from burning fossil fuels in Mediterranean corals, highlighting human influence on marine ecosystems.

The foreign policy issue that could decide the U.S. presidential election

Leading Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to look "tough" on immigration.