Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Tag: cancer

Center for Biological Diversity sues EPA for not regulating PVC plastic

“PVC is one of the most hazardous consumer products ever made, and the federal government can’t keep ignoring that reality."

Bayer announces plan to end glyphosate-based herbicide sales to US consumers...

The company will replace glyphosate in the consumer lawn and garden segment with other "known and well-established active ingredients."

New study finds correlation between specific pesticides and central nervous system...

"Policy interventions to reduce pesticide exposure in individuals residing near agricultural fields should be considered to protect the health of children."

BNL lawsuit and the impacts of national nuclear laboratory

Brookhaven National Laboratory “continues to show almost no regard for its neighbors…Is this any way for a government-funded agency to treat its neighbors?”

Bayer agrees to pay $10 billion to settle RoundUp cancer cases

Bayer will have to pay between "$8.8 billion to $9.6 billion to resolve current Roundup lawsuits."

EPA thumbs nose at court order, says farmers can still use...

The move by the EPA amounts to a generous gift to BASF, Bayer and Corteva Agrisciences whose dicamba herbicides were deemed by the court to have been approved by the EPA illegally.

Johnson & Johnson discontinues selling talc-based baby powder in US

J&J faces more than 14,000 cases accusing Johnson & Johnson’s talc-containing products of causing ovarian cancer or mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure.

‘Flying blind’: Scientists warn harmful biologic, health effects from 5G wireless...

Scientists and doctors are urging the governments to put "safety guidelines" in place to protect the health of the people, not the industry.

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."

Monsanto Roundup cancer trial postponed in St. Louis, Bayer stock climbs

Bayer's stock took a dive, losing billions of dollars in value, after the first jury verdict in August 2018, and share prices remain depressed.

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Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

Trump’s suicidal gut instinct at work: ‘Fix those ‘rigged’ elections or we won’t vote.’

Trump can’t stand that he can't punch one hole in one state’s tabulations, thus his ever-tiresome "rigged election" lies, taking the untenable to the unthinkable.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Manchin fumes after Sanders op-ed in West Virginia paper calls out obstruction of Biden...

"Congress should proceed with caution on any additional spending and I will not vote for a reckless expansion of government programs."

Follow Alabama’s lead on child care

If one of our poorest states can rise to meet this basic human need, why can’t Congress?