Activist Victory Forces EPA To Regulate Neurotoxin

By Alexandra Jacobo , -

A federal appeals court in California this week ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must update their antiquated federal lead regulations within 90 days. Advocates for the change [...]

With Roundup On Rocks, Monsanto’s Dangerous New Plan

By Whitney Webb, -

By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - So far, this year has not been very kind to Monsanto. First, collusion between Monsanto and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was revealed, whereby [...]

Monsanto Captured EPA (& Twisted Science) To Keep Glyphosate On Market

By Valerie Brown and Elizabeth Grossman, -

By Valerie Brown and Elizabeth Grossman for In These Times - IN APRIL 2014, A SMALL GRASSROOTS GROUP CALLED MOMS ACROSS AMERICA announced that it had tested 10 breast milk samples for glyphosate, [...]

How Military Outsourcing Turned Toxic

By Abrahm Lustgarten, -

By Abrahm Lustgarten for ProPublica - IN AUGUST 2016, an inspector from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency arrived at Barksdale Air Force base in Louisiana, a nerve center for the U.S. [...]

Federal Employees Ordered To Attend Anti-Leaking Classes

By Michael Biesecker, -

By Michael Biesecker for Mint Press News - WASHINGTON (AP) — Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory training sessions this week to reinforce their compliance [...]

Likely Carcinogen Contaminates Drinking Water Of 90 Million

By Zoe Loftus-Farren, -

By Zoe Loftus-Farren for Earth Island Journal - According to a new report by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group, the drinking water of more than a quarter of Americans — some 90 million [...]

Top Official Resigns From Trump EPA With Scathing Letter

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By Ryan Grenoble for The Huffington Post - In her 40 years working in environmental protection, Elizabeth “Betsy” Southerland has confronted all manner of environmental threats. But even she has [...]

Full DC Circuit Court Overturns Order Delaying EPA Methane Rules

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By Staff of EDF - (Washington, D.C. – July 31, 2017) The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued the mandate tonight in its ruling that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) [...]

11 States Sue EPA Over Chemical Accident Safety Rule

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By Staff of Attorney General of NY - NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, leading a coalition of 11 state Attorneys General, today filed a lawsuit against the federal [...]

CA EPA Becomes First U.S. Agency To Declare Roundup Causes Cancer

By Nathan Donley, -

By Nathan Donley for Center for Biological Diversity - SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The state of California announced today that as of July 7 it will list glyphosate, the main ingredient in the pesticide [...]

EPA’s Methane Estimates For Oil And Gas Sector Under Investigation

By Phil Mckenna, -

By Phil Mckenna for Inside Climate News - The Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General will investigate how the agency estimates methane emissions from the oil and gas sector [...]

Monsanto’s Mess–Four Signs Consumers Are Winning

By Katherine Paul, -

By Katherine Paul for Organic Consumers Association - Next month will mark one year since Congress obliterated Vermont’s GMO labeling law and replaced it with its own faux-labeling measure. The [...]

Former EPA Employees Worried About Trump’s Plans, Formed Own Alt-EPA

By Alexander C. Kaufman, -

By Alexander C. Kaufman for The Huffington Post - This week, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is slated to defend drastic cuts to his agency’s budget, including axing 25 percent [...]

EPA Spreads Misinformation About Coal, Climate & Paris Agreement

BY]y Marianne Lavelle, -

By Marianne Lavelle for Inside Climate News - EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has spread a lot of misinformation in defending President Trump's plan to exit the Paris climate agreement. Here's a [...]

Corporate Siege and Trade in the 2018 Elections

Daniel Cooper Bermudez for Popular Resistance -

Trade policy is amounting to be an increasinly contentious topic as the Trump administration has clearly showed its intentions to keep major TPP provisions in NAFTA. Corporations are working with [...]