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New Jersey's Clean Water Could be Threatened by Natural Gas Pipeline Project

(3BL/JustMeans) Most people don’t think about the water that comes from their taps unless theirs is not clean. There is a region in New Jersey that provides drinking water for 5.4 million people, or half of the state’s residents. Called the Highlands Region, it consists of over 800,000 acres of pristine wilderness, and provides about 379 million gallons of water daily.

China’s Cheap Steel Has High Cost to the Environment

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Xi Jinping, China’s President visited Britain in the same week that Tata Steel announced job cuts at its U.K. steel plants. Global steel price is at its lowest level in more than a decade, so it is no surprise that the U.K.’s production is becoming economically unviable. China’s economic slowdown has caused a fall in their demand for steel of four percent last year.

Electric Vehicles to Help Reduce Air Pollution in Hong Kong

The 10 electric vehicles have been deployed to FedEx stations across Hong Kong. They allow the FedEx couriers to make a full eight-hour shift of deliveries before needing to recharge the vehicle.

The 112th House of Representatives Is the Most Anti-Environment House in American History

"The big thing we are working on now is the global warming hoax. It's all voodoo, nonsense, hokum, a hoax." -- Rep. Michele Bachmann

The Asian Explosion: Searching for Sustainability on the World’s Most Populous Continent

"Countries that move quickly down a clean energy pathway will be the economic powerhouses of the 21st century." -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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