Thursday, September 16, 2021

Tag: EPA

EPA takes action to protect Pacific salmon from pesticides

Pesticides generally are a problem for salmon for several reasons and can have a variety of impacts depending on the chemical involved.

The EPA is banning chlorpyrifos, a pesticide widely used on food...

“The EPA has had nearly 14 years to publish a legally sufficient response to the 2007 Petition.”

‘Long overdue’: EPA bans all food uses of neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos

“Finally, our fields are made safer for farmworkers and our fruits and vegetables are safer for our children.”

EPA warns of Mountain Valley Pipeline impact on streams, says project...

The natural gas pipeline already has hundreds of water quality violations. Opponents are hopeful the EPA’s warning brings the project’s cancelation closer.

House passes resolution that reinstates EPA’s methane pollution safeguards

A new report by the UN Environment Program confirmed that cutting methane pollution from both new and existing oil and gas operations is vital in tackling the climate crisis.

2020-2021 honey bee colony loss second highest on record

“These bee losses highlight the disturbing lack of progress from the EPA in the fight to protect pollinators from toxic pesticides.”

In victory for public health, Biden’s EPA reverses Trump-era ‘secret science’...

“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.”

Glyphosate remains on shelves despite EPA admitting Trump-era review was faulty

“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.”

EPA shuts down leaking oil refinery in St. Croix over ‘imminent’...

“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.”

Court orders EPA to establish lead hazard standards in structures to...

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.

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Philadelphia agrees to pay $2M to innocent woman beaten by cops

“The behavior that occurred during the interaction between Rickia Young, her nephew, her son, and some of the officers on the scene violated the mission of the Philadelphia Police Department.”

To avert failure, Biden should listen to the “radicals” – not corporate media

The Biden administration will fail unless he listens to voices of change, even Schumer’s, rather than corporate voices urging timidity.