Monday, November 30, 2020

Tag: EPA

EPA approves use of herbicides linked to cancer and crop cross...

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."

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s...

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”

EPA chief previews a second Trump term: More deregulation, fewer environmental...

He also used his platform to say the agency would focus less on preventive measures that stop pollution, but concentrate on the cleanup of toxic areas.

Thousands of pollution monitoring exemptions made to oil and gas industry...

“It’s like saying, ‘We’re going to remove the radar guns and remove speedometers, but you still have to comply with the speed limit. That doesn’t make sense.”

Trump’s toxic wake: 10 ways the EPA has made life more...

The administration's record on chemical safety has been especially hazardous for the health of Americans, especially children.

Trump’s EPA finalizes rollback of methane emissions rules

“This damaging new rule won't save fossil fuel corporations, it won't bring the U.S. closer to energy independence, and it won't protect people from dangerous air pollution.”

EPA expected to allow more methane emissions from oil and gas...

“The negative impacts of methane have been widely acknowledged for years, so it’s frustrating and disappointing to see the administration go in a different direction.”

Trump administration attempt to gut NEPA sued by a broad coalition...

“What is best for big business and Washington lobbyists is rarely what is best for local communities.”

New legislation to ban toxic pesticides helps protect children’s health

“The federal pesticide policy is in urgent need of reform.”

Federal appeals court rules against EPA, affirms Clean Air Act protections

"EPA can no longer look the other way while states unlawfully exempt industrial polluters from vitally important air pollution control requirements.”

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The great clanging, self-inflicted, farcical Trump implosion

I conclude Trump took himself out of the race because he was and is in self-destruction mode.

EPA warns glyphosate is likely to harm the nation’s most endangered species

“If we want to stop the extinction of amazing creatures like monarch butterflies, we need the EPA to take action to stop the out-of-control spraying of deadly poisons.”

STUNNING NEWS! Trump experiences an Enlightenment, takes actions to end his term with positive...

If you believed that Trump had had an enlightenment and had become a completely changed man. If you were suckered into buying into that, then I have to tell you this: it was all a huge hoax, nothing more than fake news.

“It’s going to be a billionaire Thanksgiving.” Wealth of US richest just hit $1...

“The increases in billionaire wealth continue to defy gravity in the real economy where millions have lost their jobs, health, and livelihoods.”

Trump administration targets banks divesting from fossil fuels in new anti-climate rule

The OCC’s new rule could stunt divestment campaigns by requiring major banks to justify each individual decision to regulators using “quantitative, impartial risk-based standards established by the bank in advance.”