Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Tag: platic pollution

The EPA faces questions about its approval of a plastic-based fuel...

That risk is 250,000 times greater than the level usually considered acceptable by the EPA division that approves new chemicals, and it’s higher than the lifetime risk of cancer for current smokers.

Can we fix recycling? Some companies are trying

"People want to do the right thing, but we have to make it convenient—to make it frictionless. And that's what we aim to do."

Ocean plastic projected to triple within seven years

"The sea bed is teeming with life. We really need a mission to planet ocean – it's the last frontier."

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Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.

Biden signs ADVANCE Act to boost nuclear power amid controversy over safety and regulation

President Biden’s signing of the ADVANCE Act aims to accelerate nuclear power development for clean energy and jobs, but critics warn of safety and regulatory issues.

Student loan payments paused amid legal battles over Biden’s debt relief plan

As legal challenges threaten President Biden’s student debt relief efforts, the administration pauses payments for millions, sparking reactions from advocates and opponents alike.

Escalation in Yemen: Israeli airstrikes and Houthi retaliations deepen regional conflict

A new front emerges in the Middle East as Israeli airstrikes target Yemen’s Hodeidah port following Houthi drone attacks on Tel Aviv, raising concerns of a broader regional conflict.

Who’s a bigger threat to democracy—immigrants, or billionaires?

Don’t be distracted by the anti-immigrant rhetoric this election. The real impact on democracy comes from moneyed elites.