Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: PCBs

Poison papers: Monsanto knew PCBs were toxic for years but sold...

Monsanto's vice president of global strategy did not contest the authenticity of the documents.

Major victory for California cities vs. Monsanto over PCB contamination

PCBs are harmful to humans, wildlife and the environment.

Washington becomes first state to sue Monsanto over PCBs, accused of...

Washington’s lawsuit comes just days before shareholders decide on Bayer AG’s $66 billion acquisition of Monsanto that would create the world’s largest seed and pesticide company.

Monsanto’s Toxic Chemicals Lurking in 26,000 U.S. Public Schools

“Supporters are calling on the EPA to survey school systems nationwide and update its records to better assess the scope of potential PCB hazards in schools.”

A Toxic Threat Is Killing Off Europe’s Killer Whales and Dolphins

Researchers find high exposure to PCBs could drive some marine mammal to extinction.

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”