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  • In Your Backyard: Report Finds Over 124 Million Americans Live Near Toxic Threats

    Soundbite Services LOS ANGELES — Chances are you or someone you know live near a potentially hazardous chemical facility and may not even know it. A new interactive map and report from the Environmental Justice Health Alliance identifies 12,000 such facilities that it said present health and safety risks. Based on...
  • Backyard Maintenance Tips for Summer

    NAPS Summer is here and it’s time for backyard barbecues! Before your guests arrive, check these four backyard maintenance tasks off your to-do list to ensure your yard is looking good. Clean Your Barbecue To prevent food from sticking to your barbecue grills, rub cooking oil on the grates...
  • Saving a Species Can Start in Your Own Backyard

    Mary Kuhlman California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With the weekend upon us, wildlife experts are encouraging Californians to consider a project that could possibly save a species. National Pollinator Week, which ends Sunday, is drawing attention to the importance of pollinators for ecosystems and food production. Mary Phillips,...