Friday, May 29, 2020

Tag: lead poisoning

Lead exposure linked to 412,000 premature deaths in US each year

"Lead represents a leading cause of disease and death, and it is important to continue our efforts to reduce environmental lead exposure."

Activists win major victory, forcing the EPA to update regulations on...

The EPA wanted years to study the hazards, instead the court gave them 90 days to update regulations.

Two, Three… Many Flints

Flint may be years away from a solution to its current crisis, but in a few cities elsewhere in the country, there is, at least, a modicum of hope when it comes to developing ways to begin to address this country’s poisonous past.

Flint’s Crisis Is About More Than Water

The thousands of Michigan children who were knowingly poisoned were victims of an American moral malaise: Our nation has bred generations of bureaucrats who are blind to values other than self-advancement and profit.

America’s Lead Poisoning Problem Is Everywhere

Flint, Michigan, may be in the spotlight for the state of emergency due to lead-contaminated water, but they aren't the only city dealing with lead poisoning.

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Will the left leverage today’s stock surge/unemployment gap shocker?

Fat cats play the system like hungry lions stalking prey. The progressive challenge is to educate more voters how our predatory system helps the rich get richer.
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My advice to the class of 2020

The multiple crises we’re facing are opportunities to remake this nation and the world, hopefully into more just societies.

4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

Climate change to heat up oceans at seven times their current rate

Rapid and inconsistent deep water heating will have a huge impact on ocean wildlife.