Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tag: EPA

Exxon now wants to write the rules for regulating methane emissions

The current regulatory system in America does not protect the public interest.

Court requires EPA to protect communities against worst-case chemical spills

“It is way beyond time for EPA to exercise the moral and political courage to protect these overburdened communities from the daily assaults on their health and quality of life.”

EPA updates plans to limit use of science in decision-making

"They're putting in nonscientific criteria to decide what science the agency can use."

EPA enforcement in distress — and more trouble is brewing

The White House has now quietly and ominously asked polluters to help identify new opportunities for deregulation.

Critics: Trump EPA’s formal assertion glyphosate poses no risk to human...

"The EPA's pesticide office is clearly willing to bend over backwards, including disregarding its own guidelines for evaluating cancer risks, to give the industry what it wants."

Science-advisory board says Trump administration’s policies run counter to established science

"EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler must immediately withdraw these unlawful proposals that threaten the health and well-being of all Americans."

EPA’s proposed ‘secret science’ rule directly threatens children’s health

If the secret science rule is adopted, EPA officials will have to pretend that this kind of research doesn’t exist, since the patient records that it draws on can’t be made public.

U.S. Government sides with Bayer over Roundup cancer case

Roundup weedkiller did not have to require cancer warnings, according to the EPA and Justice Department.

EPA watchdog: White House blocked part of truck pollution investigation, caused...

"The troubling extent to which the Trump EPA went to break the law and abuse the regulatory process in order to benefit individual political benefactors from the glider truck industry."

Trump’s EPA re-approves ‘cyanide bombs’ deadly to coyotes, foxes and feral...

“This appalling decision leaves cyanide traps lurking in our wild places to threaten people, pets, and imperiled animals.”

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Bernie Sanders calls for ‘boldest legislation in history’ to halt spiraling COVID-19 catastrophe

"Senator Sanders' economic rescue principles speak to the bold, fast action needed to protect and support people and prevent corporations from consolidating economic and political power amidst a crisis."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...
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I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this any more

I don't know what more there is to say: Bernie has lost because of cheating. Coronavirus is rampant. We've experience the biggest monthly job loss in our history. Trump is probably going to win, and even if he doesn't, is Biden going to solve out problems? Climate change is looming.

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.