The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule limiting which scientific studies the agency can use in crafting public health protections. So let’s keep science out of the equation when determining if something is dangerous for you, ummm.. OK. Source: EPA finalizes scientific transparency rule limiting which studies can be used to … Continue reading EPA finalizes scientific transparency rule limiting which studies can be used to protect public health – The Washington Post
Critics worry a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) policy will leave the agency unaware of how much pollution is leaking into air, water and soil as companies are given the green light to There is a saying in politics: “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” Source: Critics blast EPA move … Continue reading Critics blast EPA move as license to pollute during pandemic
On June 1, the EPA authorized a “SNUR” (Significant New Use Rule) which allows new products containing asbestos to be created on a case-by-case basis. Currently it kills 40,000 people a year. … Continue reading EPA is now allowing asbestos back into manufacturing
President Trump’s E.P.A. is fine with children eating food tainted by a pesticide derived from a nerve gas. This is not good, no matter who the president is! Source: Trump’s Legacy: Damaged … Continue reading Trump’s Legacy: Damaged Brains
The EPA has sparked more fears it is suppressing discussion about climate change. The agency has not explained why the scientists were pulled, but the move has scientists worried. I guess this … Continue reading EPA cancels climate change talks by agency scientists at conference.
In the event of a dirty bomb or a nuclear meltdown, emergency responders can safely tolerate radiation levels equivalent to thousands of chest X-rays, the Environmental Protection Agency said in new guidelines … Continue reading EPA Says Higher Radiation Levels Pose ‘No Harmful Health Effect’
Gov. Scott Walker’s deal gives Foxconn — which admitted dumping chemicals in a Chinese river — an exemption from statutes that protect Wisconsin wetlands. They are giving the manufacturer of iPhones $3B … Continue reading Foxconn Deal Lets Company Ignore Wisconsin Environmental Protection Laws
Too often safety has been sacrificed to an agenda of deregulation backed by lobbyists: it’s time to put the public interest above corner-cutting and greed 17 people dead so far in an … Continue reading With Grenfell Tower fire in the UK, we’ve seen what ‘ripping up red tape’ really looks like
The Nixon administration commissioned 100 photographers for the project. Perhaps the EPA does do good? Source: How the United States Looked Before The EPA | Fortune.com Continue reading How the United States Looked Before The EPA
Trump’s statement called for environmental protection, but not at the cost of American workers. In other words.. screw the environment if it means less profits for corporations. Here are some of the … Continue reading Trump releases Earth Day statement
Two terrible bills that Obama would have vetoed are back in play, and they stand a very good chance of becoming law under Trump. Why are we allowing ourselves to take steps … Continue reading War on Science Just Got Frighteningly Real
President Trump will instruct federal agencies on Monday to assemble a budget that would also make major cuts to agencies like the E.P.A. but not reduce funding for the largest entitlement programs. … Continue reading Trump to Ask for $55B increase in Military Spending while cutting similar amount from other agencies
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