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OSHA moves toward development of heat standard   
September 21, 2021
Source: Agri-Pulse - The federal government is increasing its oversight of farms and other operations where workers are exposed to extreme heat, launching an enforcement initiative and encouraging employers to provide water,
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Federal Funding for Sustainable Nutrition Science Would Help Solve Climate and Health Crises   
September 18, 2021
Source: Common Dreams - "In the reconciliation bill and beyond, it's imperative that the federal government moves to support sustainable nutrition science to match the urgency and magnitude of the ecological and public health crises at hand.
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UN General Assembly Convening Critical for Climate Action, Robust US Climate Finance Commitment Needed   
September 18, 2021
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - World leaders will gather in New York City for the opening of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, September 21. Below is a statement by Dr. Rachel Cleetus at the Union of Concerned Scientists.
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Scientists Decry Purge of Academics at Trump’s EPA   
September 18, 2021
Source: Courthouse News Service - The Protect Democracy Project and the law firm Jenner & Block represent the challengers at issue: the Union of Concerned Scientists and University of Washington professor Lianne Sheppard. Wasting little time, their complaint...
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Map: Where Extreme Heat Will Make Construction More Dangerous   
September 17, 2021
Source: Trimble - The increase in extreme temperatures is concerning for everyone, but perhaps no more so than for those that peform their work while exposed to the elements. That includes construction workers. Released within the report,
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Cutting Pollution with Electric Trucks:   
September 15, 2021
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - Tailpipe pollution from commercial trucks and buses has a particularly outsized impact on public health. Trucks contribute to smog and particulate pollution, which cause a host of health problems from irritation and inflammation...
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New Analysis Finds Climate Change Worsens Harmful Ozone Levels in Colorado’s Front Range   
September 10, 2021
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - New Analysis Finds Climate Change Worsens Harmful Ozone Levels in Colorado’s Front Range. Frontline Communities Disproportionately Bear the Burden.
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Why Tyson Foods is Bad for Workers, Farmers, and the Entire State of Arkansas   
September 08, 2021
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - Economist Rebecca Boehm and Nina Lakhani, journalist at The Guardian, expose the harms of chicken production practices at Tyson.
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Science Group Calls for Postponement of COP26 Due to Public Health and Vaccine Access Concerns, Urges Continued Climate Action   
September 08, 2021
Source: Common Dreams - The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has joined a global coalition of civil society groups calling for the postponement of the international climate conference, known as COP26, scheduled to take place October 31 through...
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Overlapping disasters expose harsh climate reality: The US is not ready   
September 05, 2021
Source: bdnews24.com - “We’re feeling all the effects of that deferred maintenance,” said Kristina Dahl, a senior climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists. But there’s a second, more sobering ...
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