Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tag: toxic chemicals

Thailand places a ban on coral damaging sunscreens in marine national...

“As 80% to 90% of tourists visiting marine national parks on package tours usually go diving, marine national park staff will ask tour operators to explain to visitors the ban ahead of their visits.”

House passes PFAS Action Act which protects environment and human health

“We are one step closer to protecting the health of Americans from these toxic forever chemicals.”

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

Pennsylvania families exposed to unusually high levels of oil and gas...

“The commonwealth has a long relationship with extractive industry, but it is an abusive one. It is time to start planning a divorce.”

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.

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Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.