Monday, June 17, 2024

Tag: PFAS

Documents reveal EPA approved toxic chemicals for fracking in 2011

“It’s very disturbing to see the extent to which critical information about these chemicals is shielded from public view.”

New study finds toxic PFAS in hundreds of commonly used cosmetics...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a highly persistent and potentially toxic class of more than 4,700 chemical compounds, were present in most cosmetic products purchased

New test finds aerially sprayed pesticide contains PFAS causing significant environmental...

"Once again, the EPA has failed to protect the American people from harmful pollution by absurdly designating PFAS as ‘inert’ and allowing corporations to withhold crucial information about it."

Trump’s EPA is being sued for hiding information about new chemicals

Several environmental organizations join together to hold the EPA accountable and prove the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is being ignored.

Sanders introduces bills to ban fracking and clean up PFAS from...

“It’s long past time to toss this filthy, dangerous activity into the dustbin of history.”

Sanders introduces bill aimed to combat corporate polluters and clean up...

“It is not a radical idea to demand that when people in the world’s richest country turn on their taps, the water they drink is free of toxic chemicals.”

Trump threatens to veto first-ever congressional action on “forever chemicals”

A handful of multibillion-dollar chemical companies have waged war on our bodies and our environment for nearly 70 years without our knowledge...

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Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

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Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill

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