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Tag Archives: water stewardship


Apr 2013


This Creek’s Bugging Me

The absence of pollution-sensitive bugs in Permanente Creek means there are contaminants stressing the creek bug population. Sources of pollution include discharges from the Lehigh Cement Plant and run off from streets and residential properties. We don’t know which pollutant is impairing the creek the most, and there’s little ...

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Aug 2011


Meat and the Environment

Have you ever considered going meatless one (or more) nights/week? It may be worth considering because meat, especially the four legged types such as beef, lamb, and pork, require huge amounts of water, pesticides, chemical fertilizer, fuel, and feed. Livestock also generates greenhouse gases and large amounts of toxic manure and ...

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