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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Public News Service - FL: Toxics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - "Clean up your act." That's the message to Florida and other Gulf states from the Gulf Restoration Network (GRN), which released its "report card" on Wednesday. The conservation group gives Florida a D+ for failing to fully incorporate the federal Clean Water Act into state polic

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Environmental Protection Agency and environmental groups represented by Earthjustice have negotiated a deal to set limits on the amount of fertilizer and waste that can be released into Florida's waterways. Runoff is the culprit, triggering toxic algae outbreaks that poison t

Turn on the water tap and get - pollution? That's what several Florida groups warn can be expected after a new federal appeals court ruling that clears the way for "back-pumping" from drainage canals into South Florida's Lake Okeechobee. A previous court had ruled that federal Clean Water Act over

In 2005, an estimated 18,000 people nationwide died from MRSA, one of the growing number of infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Now, a Pew Charitable Trusts study has found that many of these resistant bacteria can be traced to the use of human antibiotics on livestock in an effort t

Florida Governor Charlie Crist may have new support for his initiatives on reducing greenhouse gas pollution. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a finding that such carbon pollution is a danger to human health and to the climate, because of more smog, more intense hurricanes and kil

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