Fighting Back: Six States Sue The EPA Over Its Approval Of Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

Last month the EPA announced that despite urging from the scientific community, it will not ban the dangerous pesticide chlorpyrifos. Now six states are fighting back against the decision. [...]

EPA Refuses To Allow Warning Labels For Glyphosate

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

The Environmental Protection Agency is protecting Monsanto by refusing to approve warning labels for products that contain glyphosate. Although the Internation Agency for Research on Cancer has [...]

EPA Plans To Rewrite Clean Water Act Rules To Fast-Track Pipelines

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

The Trump administration is proposing changes to federal regulations that could fast-track the approval of natural gas pipelines and other energy infrastructure. Environmental advocates say the [...]

People Of Color And White Rural Populations Are Going To Suffer The Most From The EPA’s War On Renewable Power

By Gloria Oladipo, Otherwords.org -

New coal standards proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are threatening to permanently undermine the federal government’s power to control power plant pollution. The new rule — [...]

The 9-Percent Lie: Why Are The USDA And EPA Hiding The Fact That Half Of All US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Come From Industrial Food, Farming And Land Use?

By Ronnie Cummins, Organicconsumers.org -

The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and world) body politic, as well as a growing number of politicians, activists and even U.S. farmers. This great [...]

Climate Change References Are Disappearing From U.S. Government Sites

By Jordan Davidson, Ecowatch.com -

It's no secret that the Trump administration has championed fossil fuels and scoffed at renewable energy. But the Trump administration is trying to keep something secret: the climate crisis. [...]

Groups Demand EPA Remove Monsanto’s License To Pollute

By Friends of the Earth. -

Washington, D.C. – On June 26, environmental and consumer organizations are delivering more than 149,000 public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency advocating for a ban on [...]

A Tale Of Two Toxic Cities

By Sharon Lerner, Theintercept.com -

After a crucial division of the Environmental Protection Agency reassessed the dangers of two key pollutants — ethylene oxide and chloroprene — the risk of cancer from air pollution shot up in [...]

EPA Rule Change On Mercury Could Kill Thousands

By Olivia Alperstein, Otherwords -

On December 28, the Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposal that would effectively weaken the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which protect American families from mercury [...]

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

By Ellen Knickmeyer, AP.org -

WASHINGTON—The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show. The EPA said in a [...]

This EPA Rule Change Could Kill Thousands

By Olivia Alperstein, Otherwords.org -

While Americans were quietly preparing to ring in the New Year, the EPA gave families a deadly present to start the year off wrong. On December 28, the Environmental Protection Agency announced a [...]

Court Bans Harmful Pesticide That Trump EPA Tried To Keep On The Market

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban the harmful pesticide chlorpyrifos within 60 days. The court’s ruling is being seen as a major [...]

Years After EPA Cited Health Risks From Chemical Plant, Is Enough Being Done To Protect Its Louisiana Neighbors?

By Julie Dermansky, Desmogblog.com -

What should be done about a chemical plant in Louisiana’s St. John the Baptist Parish that releases chloroprene — a chemical so toxic that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determined [...]

Reshaping The Supreme Court: What 2 Dissents On Climate Rules Tell Us

By John H. Cushman JR, Insideclimatenews.org -

To see why environmentalists have been panicking about the new direction of the Supreme Court, just go back 11 years and read the two dissents in the landmark climate change case Massachusetts v. [...]

How Dangerous is New EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler? Very. Here’s Why.

By Derrick Z. Jackson, Blog.ucsusa.org -

With Scott Pruitt’s resignation as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency amid a slew of ethics scandals, environmentalists who long campaigned for his ouster should be careful what [...]