Tag: toxic chemicals
The administration's record on chemical safety has been especially hazardous for the health of Americans, especially children.
“Is this what the Environmental Protection Agency has come to?”
“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.”
Several environmental organizations join together to hold the EPA accountable and prove the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is being ignored.
“It’s long past time to toss this filthy, dangerous activity into the dustbin of history.”
In the case of asbestos, the EPA's new direction would mean ignoring almost 8.9 million tones of asbestos-containing products.
Ten out of the world's 19 killer whale populations were rapidly dwindling, the study found.
"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’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.
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.