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Lori Alton – Swimming in chlorinated pools increase bladder cancer risk by 57 percent

(NaturalHealth365) It seems like the perfect summer pursuit: a relaxing day spent in the pool. But scientific studies suggest that what appears to be a refreshing summer pastime could actually expose you to dangerous cancer-causing pool chemicals. Research has found that swimming in chlorinated pools heightens bladder cancer risk by a shocking 57 percent. Worse yet, when the cancer-causing components of chlorine …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 11.19.15

We hear about the ASSAULT ON SOLAR POWER in North Carolina with JIM WARREN of the great non-profit NCWARN. Working with an African-American church in Greensboro, NCWarn has installed a 5kw rooftop solar system. It provides electricity to the church at half the cost of the juice being sold by Duke Power, the monopoly utility. But Duke has now sued NCWarn for alleged violation of a state law that Duke claims outlaws the ability of anyone else in the state to sell electricity. This astounding lawsuit involves an alleged penalty of up to $100,00/day, with a current alleged balance of $200,000. This is all part of the Koch Brothers’ assault solar energy. Listen to this report and feel your blood boil.

We then hear from KEVIN KAMPS of BEYOND NUCLEAR about the massive nuke waste dump Canada wants to build on the shores of the world’s greatest reserve of fresh water. The sheer idiocy of this proposal defies description. But people are fighting it. And with a new administration taking power in Canada, maybe we can stop it. Listen in to find out how….

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How Photographing Pollution Became Illegal In Wyoming – Claire Bernish

Taking scenic pictures anywhere outside city limits in the state of Wyoming could now get you thrown in jail. Signed into law in March, the Data Trespass Bill enhances laws against trespassing, but the intent of the bill seems to be clear — protecting polluters from prosecution by criminalizing the collecting of evidence against them. No, it’s not exactly as simple as …

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Guilty as Charged: Duke Energy to Pay Record Fine for Coal Ash Crimes – Deirdre Fulton

Duke Energy pleaded guilty on Thursday to environmental crimes and has agreed to pay a record $102 million in fines and restitution for years of illegal pollution, ignored warnings, and poorly maintained infrastructure. U.S. District Court Judge Malcolm Howard said it is the largest federal criminal fine in North Carolina history. But some environmentalists insist the punishment is insufficient, given …