Monday, March 30, 2020

Tag: EPA

Exxon now wants to write the rules for regulating methane emissions

The current regulatory system in America does not protect the public interest.

Court requires EPA to protect communities against worst-case chemical spills

“It is way beyond time for EPA to exercise the moral and political courage to protect these overburdened communities from the daily assaults on their health and quality of life.”

EPA updates plans to limit use of science in decision-making

"They're putting in nonscientific criteria to decide what science the agency can use."

EPA enforcement in distress — and more trouble is brewing

The White House has now quietly and ominously asked polluters to help identify new opportunities for deregulation.

Critics: Trump EPA’s formal assertion glyphosate poses no risk to human...

"The EPA's pesticide office is clearly willing to bend over backwards, including disregarding its own guidelines for evaluating cancer risks, to give the industry what it wants."

Science-advisory board says Trump administration’s policies run counter to established science

"EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler must immediately withdraw these unlawful proposals that threaten the health and well-being of all Americans."

EPA’s proposed ‘secret science’ rule directly threatens children’s health

If the secret science rule is adopted, EPA officials will have to pretend that this kind of research doesn’t exist, since the patient records that it draws on can’t be made public.

U.S. Government sides with Bayer over Roundup cancer case

Roundup weedkiller did not have to require cancer warnings, according to the EPA and Justice Department.

EPA watchdog: White House blocked part of truck pollution investigation, caused...

"The troubling extent to which the Trump EPA went to break the law and abuse the regulatory process in order to benefit individual political benefactors from the glider truck industry."

Trump’s EPA re-approves ‘cyanide bombs’ deadly to coyotes, foxes and feral...

“This appalling decision leaves cyanide traps lurking in our wild places to threaten people, pets, and imperiled animals.”

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Set to approve $4.5 trillion to bail out corporations, Trump White House objects to...

"As governors and local leaders around the country are making clear, private efforts without more extensive government support are proving far from sufficient to meet the current and anticipated needs."

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.