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English Channel dolphins carry 'toxic cocktail' of chemicals

Sep. 12, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Bottlenose dolphins in the English Channel harbor a "toxic cocktail" of chemicals, some of which have been banned for decades and which may be harming the rare marine mammals' health, scientists said Thursday. Belgian and French scientists said they've detected high accumulations of...

USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii set to reopen this weekend

Aug. 29, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The reopening of Hawaii's USS Arizona Memorial has been scheduled for Labor Day weekend following a 15-month closure, National Park Service officials said. Walk-on access to the memorial in Honolulu will begin Sunday, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Wednesday. "The National Park...

Agency: Oxygen injectors pass crucial test in Georgia harbor

Aug. 15, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Machines designed to inject extra oxygen into the Savannah River to help fish breathe exceeded expectations in a two-month test run earlier this year, a federal agency said Thursday in a report that's critical to completing a $973 million deepening of the shipping channel to the Port...