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Puerto Rico’s yearslong debate over WTE Waste to Energy continues as the island’s landfill issues mount

https://www.wastedive.com/news/puerto-rico-wte-island-landfill/575843 Puerto Rico’s yearslong debate over WTE continues as the island’s landfill issues mount After a proposed incinerator project stalled in 2018, the territory’s long-term plan remains uncertain as noncompliant landfills are reaching capacity. The image by SPC Hamiel Irizarry … Continue reading

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“Signs Of Radioactivity” Reportedly Found In Puerto Rico’s Groundwater

  https://www.vibe.com/2018/03/signs-of-radioactivity-reportedly-found-in-puerto-ricos-groundwater “Signs Of Radioactivity” Reportedly Found In Puerto Rico’s Groundwater National Camille Augustin @JadoreCamille | March 19, 2018 – 2:25 pm CREDIT: Getty Images On July 4, 2017, Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rossello passed a law that prohibited coal-based … Continue reading

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Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/puerto-rico-struggles-with-massive-environmental-crisis/2017/10/16/6dd1339c-b296-11e7-9b93-b97043e57a22_story.html Raw sewage contaminating waters in Puerto Rico after Maria In this Saturday, Oct. 14 2017 photo, people affected by Hurricane Maria bathe in water piped from a mountain creek, in Utuado, Puerto Rico. Raw sewage is pouring into the … Continue reading

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