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What the West Virginia Chemical Spill Teaches Us About Clean Water (and our upcoming #EcoTipTue)

(Guest post by Jon Devine of the NRDC. This week we will have a special #EcoTipTue tweet chat on the West Virginia chemical spill. We will have West Virginia Rivers coalition and Clean Water Alliance as our expert guests to discuss the spill and how to keep our water safe and healthy. Please join us– […]

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10 Ways to Have a Healthy, Green and Toxin Free 2014 (inspired by #EcoTipTue)

(First posted at MomsRising) How can you make 2014 your family’s healthiest yet? That was the topic of this week’s MomsRising tweet chat. The guests and participants in #EcoTipTue had lots to share about making 2014 healthy, green and toxin free. It’s each week at 9pm ET, and we’d love to have you join us. […]

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Do These Chemicals Make Me Look Fat?

by David Epstein, ProPublica Everyone knows Americans are fat and getting fatter, and everyone thinks they know why: more eating and less moving. But the “big two” factors may not be the whole story. Consider this: Animals have been getting fatter too. The National Pet Obesity Survey recently reported that more than 50 percent of cats and dogs — […]

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