Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: public health

Disbanded air pollution panel finds EPA standards don’t protect public health

The panel supported the preliminary conclusions of a Draft EPA Policy Assessment that the current standards aren't requisite to protect public health.

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...

The scary new math of factory farm waste

Factory farms are exempt from reporting requirements under the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts. Now a new tool can provide solid evidence of the environmental harm they can cause.

If we want antibiotics to work, consumers have to put big...

Our current factory farming model is broken – environmentally, medically and morally.

Bad bugs: How the White House is stoking a world public...

Bad pathogens and bad policies go hand-in-hand.

12 farmworkers poisoned by toxic pesticide only one month after EPA...

Chlorpyrifos originates from a nerve gas developed by Nazi Germany.

Air Pollution is Creating a “Public Health Emergency”

Air pollution is increasing at an alarming rate and needs to be made a priority for public safety.

New Study Highlights Big Unknowns of Public Health Harm From Fracking’s...

Researchers had information on reproductive and developmental toxicity for only 24 percent of over 1,000 chemicals they looked at.

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Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

China bans single-use plastic straws and shopping bags

China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.