Thursday, December 12, 2019

Tag: chemicals

Environmental protection head rejects ban on chemical insecticide

The chemical is currently used on over 40,000 farms in the U.S.

The U.S. has one inspector for every 5,000 miles of pipeline...

If U.S. president Donald Trump’s plans to complete both the long-disputed Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines come to fruition, they would add 327 miles and 1,172 miles, respectively, to that burden.

Washington becomes first state to sue Monsanto over PCBs, accused of...

Washington’s lawsuit comes just days before shareholders decide on Bayer AG’s $66 billion acquisition of Monsanto that would create the world’s largest seed and pesticide company.

$90 Billion Whistleblower Suit Filed Against Four of the Nation’s Largest...

“BASF Corporation, Bayer Material Science LLC, Dow Chemical Company and Huntsman International LLC have been named in a False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit brought by New York law firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP on behalf of the U.S. government.”

New Study Highlights Big Unknowns of Public Health Harm From Fracking’s...

Researchers had information on reproductive and developmental toxicity for only 24 percent of over 1,000 chemicals they looked at.

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Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Small steps against climate change

Let’s start thinking about ways such as this to stop necessary waste.

Warren vs. Buttigieg clash offers contrast with Bernie’s consistency

he finger-pointing by Warren and Buttigieg over their histories has helped showcase the one front runner whose history is consistent and progressive.

Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"