Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Tag: toxins

Exposed: Toward a BPA-free future

"It's just as bad as the climate in terms of its impact on living things. It's arguably faster acting, and hardly anyone knows about it."

Australia plans to dump more than 1 million tons of sludge...

"The last thing the reef needs is more sludge dumped on it, after being slammed by the floods recently. One million tonnes of dumping dredged sludge into world heritage waters treats our reef like a rubbish tip."

How the EPA and the Pentagon downplayed a growing toxic threat

A family of chemicals – known as PFAS and responsible for marvels like Teflon and critical to the safety of American military bases – has now emerged as a far greater menace than previously disclosed.

Methane leaks from oil and gas 60% higher than EPA estimates,...

“Instead of looking for ways to patch up inherently flawed energy approaches like gas fracking we should be placing an immediate moratorium on all fossil fuel development."

Hawaii bans toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, protects public health

The bill, SB3095, completely bans the use of chlorpyrifos, a highly toxic neurotoxin that causes significant damage to brain development in children.

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Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

‘Their greed knows no bounds’: analysis shows ongoing price gouging by oil giants

"Big Oil is boasting record profits and dragging their feet to pass any lower costs onto consumers in order to keep padding investors' pockets," said Accountable.US.

Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop them.

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.

Wealthiest 10% responsible for nearly 50% of greenhouse gas emissions, study finds

“[I]t appears that climate policies over the past decades have often targeted low-income and low-emitter groups disproportionately, while leaving high emitters relatively unaffected.”

Choosing life in a pro-violence society

Post-Dobbs abortion access for military dependents is in question.