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Art as a Cornerstone for Community Building

Art is emerging as an economic driver for distressed communities. These three cities catalyzed artistic movements to revitalize downtowns, attract visitors and create jobs.

Triclosan Nailed By FDA, But Not By EPA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration banned the anti-bacterial triclosan in personal wash products, but the EPA is still reviewing the environmental case against it.

California’s Recycling Industry is in Rapid Decline

California is struggling to recycle its waste, including single-use disposable containers that are a lifeline for some of the state’s poorest residents. Meanwhile, more trash is finding its way into the Golden State’s landfills.

Rock the Green: City of Milwaukee

This week we’re going straight to the city of Milwaukee, who certainly has a thing or two to say about why a festival like Rock the Green makes sense and why the city itself takes an interest in it.