Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: EPA

Putting ‘health of all species’ in danger, Trump EPA proposal guts...

“With Trump's EPA reversing even the most commonsense protections, our health, and the health of all species, is in serious danger.”

‘Censorship science, pure and simple:’ Physicians for Social Responsibility opposes EPA...

“The EPA is seeking to turn its back on studies that enable its core mission: to safeguard environmental health and protect American communities from harm."

EPA to rollback Obama-era coal ash regulations that safeguard Americans

"Instead of having a single strong national set of public health protections for this polluting industry, we are going to be left with federal regulations that are riddled with loopholes."

EPA to weaken rules to control toxic coal ash in water

Environmental activists plan to challenge these rollbacks in court. Let’s hope they succeed.

EPA disbanded a clean air science panel. We met anyway –...

The nongovernmental panel of experts found that particle pollution regulations aren’t protecting public health, but that's not the only worrying trend at EPA.

How things got so fracking bad in Ohio

Ohio’s natural gas production has swelled more than 2,200 percent in just seven years. But some residents are reporting polluted air and water as a result.

Disbanded air pollution panel finds EPA standards don’t protect public health

The panel supported the preliminary conclusions of a Draft EPA Policy Assessment that the current standards aren't requisite to protect public health.

Hotbed of resistance: A voice from inside Trump’s EPA

On Feb. 6, 2017, 300 people took to the streets of Chicago in protest of the impending confirmation of Scott Pruitt as...

By allowing 6 million lead service lines to stay in ground,...

Public health groups that have waited decades for the federal government to overhaul its lead-in-water rules were outraged Thursday over EPA Administrator...

Trump administration disbanded marine life and health advisory boards

The White House is currently making moves to eliminate three federal advisory boards that deal with the protection of marine life. 

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.
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Deputy under investigation after tackling teenage quadruple amputee on video

“Men with badges should not be acting this way. Men and women who do act this way should not have badges and guns.”