A roundup of news snippets
• A U.S. EPA program that evaluates the effect of chemicals on children is basically defunct.
• Strip-mined Appalachian mountains are being planted with chestnut trees.
• A Montana dam is breached to clean up toxic sediment.
• Snorting cocaine is bad for the environment.
• Iceland, New Zealand, Norway, and Costa Rica race to be the first to be carbon neutral.