"The Environmental Protection Agency now has an opportunity to strengthen our national, health-based standards for ground-level ozone."
The protocol acknowledges that because "microplastics smaller than [one millimeter] in size (such as microbeads) are more difficult to find... more sophisticated technology is required to conclusively identify them."
“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”
Pesticides generally are a problem for salmon for several reasons and can have a variety of impacts depending on the chemical involved.
“The EPA has had nearly 14 years to publish a legally sufficient response to the 2007 Petition.”
“Finally, our fields are made safer for farmworkers and our fruits and vegetables are safer for our children.”
The natural gas pipeline already has hundreds of water quality violations. Opponents are hopeful the EPA’s warning brings the project’s cancelation closer.
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.
“These bee losses highlight the disturbing lack of progress from the EPA in the fight to protect pollinators from toxic pesticides.”
“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.”