Allison Jensen
Editorial Assistant

Allison Jensen is a Junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She plans on obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in both strategic communication and political science, and is expected to graduate in May 2020. She joined Advantage in June 2018 as an Editorial Intern.

A new investigation revealed that companies are breaking EU safety laws by marketing hundreds of potentially hazardous chemicals that are widely used in...
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10.16.2018
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The U.S. economy grew at its fastest rate in almost four years during the throughout the April-June quarter, despite notions that rising oil prices hurt the...
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9.27.2018
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Hydropower has the ability to generate electricity without emitting greenhouse gasses, however, it can also cause environmental and social threats, such as...
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9.18.2018
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Plastic waste from the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Cardiff has been collected, recycled, and transformed into benches.
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8.30.2018
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Curbell Plastics donated plastic materials to Webster High School's SparX team for construction of a robotic device for a FIRST (For Inspiration and...
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8.29.2018
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The amount of water used per well for hydraulic fracturing surged by up to 770 percent between 2011 and 2016 in all major U.S. shale gas and oil production...
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8.21.2018
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Physical chemistry can be used to explain the workings of air conditioning, which uses a refrigerant that moves heat from one place to another by transforming...
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8.20.2018
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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that toxic chemicals in public water systems across the U.S. were 24 times more prevalent than the...
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8.16.2018
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A tropical storm hit Caribbean tourist destination Montesinos Beach in the Dominican Republic, flooding its beaches with over a thousand tons of plastic and...
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8.9.2018
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A team of international scientists has developed an innovative method to treat wastewater by creating a water system that transforms harmful elements into...
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8.7.2018
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President Donald Trump could soon tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) in an effort to lower oil prices just ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in...
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8.7.2018
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Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano eruption causes chemical threats to the residents of Big Island, including acid rain, volcanic smog, and a toxic lava-haze.
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7.26.2018
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A wave of legal challenges is washing over the oil and gas industry, as over nine cities and counties are filing lawsuits in an attempt to hold the world’s...
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7.24.2018
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The Trump administration has gone to the U.S. Supreme Court in an attempt to block a lawsuit filed by young environmentalists who claim the government is...
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7.20.2018
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U.S. farmers struggle to adapt to fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have weakened their income in recent years due to the Trump administration’s...
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7.19.2018
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Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona’s campaign to mandate increased use of renewable energy in the sun-drenched state was met with fierce opposition from...
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7.17.2018
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The resignation of Scott Pruitt, the controversial former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, means that the agency will be temporarily overseen by...
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7.12.2018
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Nitrogen pollution flowing out of Iowa into the Gulf of Mexico has grown by almost 50 percent over nearly two decades, despite hundreds of millions of dollars...
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7.10.2018
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Researchers discovered a new family of enzymes which pave the way towards converting plant waste into sustainable products such as nylon, plastics, chemicals,...
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7.3.2018
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Over a year into his first term in office, President Trump has rolled back Obama-era regulations that increase eligibility for overtime pay, limit union-...
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6.29.2018
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The UK is experiencing a shortage of carbon dioxide due to closures of the factories which produce the gas as a by-product, creating production problems for...
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6.28.2018
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A new study found that the U.S. oil and gas industry emits 60 percent more greenhouse gas methane each year than estimated by the U.S. Environmental Protection...
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6.26.2018
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