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Indiana, Kentucky near the bottom of Gallup “Well-Being” Index
February 19, 2015 – by Dan Witters in Gallop.com Alaska residents had the highest well-being in the nation in 2014, reaching the top spot for the first time since Gallup and Healthways began tracking well-being in 2008. West Virginia and … Continue reading
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Are Agriculture Exports Killing Us?
January 22, 2014-by Tom Phillpot in Mother Jones Magazine. Editor’s note: Valley Watch has challenged the issued Title V permit given to Ohio Valley Resources, a huge producer of ammonium nitrate fertilizer, proposed for Rockport. Our main motivation for doing so … Continue reading
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Athletics and Air Pollution-a fatal mix!
August 4, 2012-by John Blair valley watch.net editor Every summer of late, we see stories about how local athletes deal with heat, especially football players who wear heavy protective clothing and pads. Yes, heat is problem with athletes of all … Continue reading
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Obama caves to industry on setting health standard for ozone
September 2, 2011- The White House Office of the Press Secretary Statement by the President on the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone Over the last two and half years, my administration, under the leadership of EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, has … Continue reading
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