Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: toxic chemicals

Trump’s toxic wake: 10 ways the EPA has made life more...

The administration's record on chemical safety has been especially hazardous for the health of Americans, especially children.

Trump’s EPA rolls back regulation of chemical linked to brain damage...

“Is this what the Environmental Protection Agency has come to?”

Trump’s EPA to reverse regulation on chemical found in drinking what...

“Trump’s EPA is choosing NOT to regulate #perchlorate, a dangerous chemical linked to fetal & infant brain damage and found in the tap water of millions of Americans. This decision ignores science and the law.”

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.”

Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals, rules court

In the case of asbestos, the EPA's new direction would mean ignoring almost 8.9 million tones of asbestos-containing products.

Half the world’s killer whale populations at risk from toxic chemicals

Ten out of the world's 19 killer whale populations were rapidly dwindling, the study found.

Trump admin. blocked toxic chemicals study fearing ‘public relations nightmare’

"Congress must hold hearings and investigate how it is possible that the EPA, the White House, and HHS have, for months, possessed research that could have helped families understand the health impacts of their exposure to toxic chemicals."

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.

Toxic Economy: Common Chemicals Cost US Billions Every Year

Researchers estimate the United States economy takes a $340 billion hit annually as endocrine-disrupting compounds lower IQs, increase behavior problems and exacerbate health woes like obesity and diabetes.

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The rise of Christian nationalism in America

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

Former corrections officer sentenced to federal prison for assaulting inmate

“The abuse of authority by this law enforcement officer and the violation of the inmate’s civil rights will not be tolerated.”

How Donald Trump abandoned workers after promising to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

Although Donald Trump won the White House with a vow to reinvigorate a manufacturing base essential for America’s future, he failed to stanch the torrent of U.S. corporations absconding to countries with abysmal working conditions and lax environmental regulations.