“The Biden administration is making clear that the best available science, and not political interference from industry, will guide the EPA’s decisions on protecting the public from pollution.”
“We will ask the court to deny this extraordinary request to paper over glyphosate’s ecological harms only to approve it anyway down the road. Time to face the music, not run and hide.”
“This is a majority-Black island in a U.S. territory. It is located next to public housing. If this refinery were located most anywhere else in the country, it would have been shut down months ago.”
According to the Centers for Disease and Control, there is no safe level of exposure of lead for children and the most common cause of lead poisoning is from ingesting lead dust.
With this rule to reduce hydrofluorocarbons, “EPA is taking another significant step under President Biden’s ambitious agenda to address the climate crisis,” said the agency’s administrator.
“The long-term effect of the flooding and repetitive exposure has an effect that can transcend generations.”
“You deserve access to science and data,” new EPA Administrator Michael Regan says.
“Today’s decision is the perfect Inauguration Day present for America.”
The Biden administration must focus on science and enforcement, reverse Trump deregulation efforts and reenergize EPA employment.
Dicamba, the main ingredient in the three herbicides, is "highly volatile and can easily drift onto unprotected neighboring fields from fields of crops genetically engineered to withstand it."