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PPRC's monthly news bulletin "What's New in P2?" has been published for over seven years. News items are frequently added to this page, and old stories are removed from the page after several weeks, or the event has been held, respectively. PPRC is pleased to make news headlines available in RSS .

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Oil, gas boom taps rush of ordinances and bans across the U.S. (07/28/2014)
Development of oil and gas shale formations has sparked drilling from Pennsylvania to California, and that is leading to a new wave of local oil and gas ordinances and bans
www.denverpost.com/business/ci_26223482/oil-gas-boom-taps-rush-ordinances-and-ba
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Are Pesticides Killing Birds as Well as Bees? (07/15/2014)
A study published in Nature suggests that birds are disappearing in places where there are high concentrations of neoncotinoid pesticides in the environment, a new study suggests.
www.cbc.ca/news/technology/decline-in-birds-not-just-bees-linked-to-neonicotinoi
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How Can Renewable Packages Change Shipping?
A designer hopes to help stem the flow of single-use packages through a new design that can be reused 200 times.
www.fastcoexist.com/3032777/this-package-could-help-amazon-use-200-times-fewer-b
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Bike lanes save lives AND money
According to a study from Environmental Health Perspectives, cycling infrastructure is a smart investment for penny-pinching city planners.
grist.org/cities/bike-lanes-save-lives-and-money/

 

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