Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: EPA

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.”

As air pollution reaches epidemic proportions, EPA rollbacks cause 200,000 deaths...

"When a study shows 99% of death occurring at exposure levels below that threshold, that should make us look much harder at whether the threshold protects people effectively enough.”

Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals, rules court

In the case of asbestos, the EPA's new direction would mean ignoring almost 8.9 million tones of asbestos-containing products.

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."

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

Conservative group board members make millions in pandemic aid yet lobby against unemployment benefits

“If these groups are concerned the government is spending too much during this historic crisis, they are welcome to return their taxpayer-funded bailouts.”