Weedkiller Products More Toxic Than Their Active Ingredient, Tests Show

By Carey Gillam, Theguardian.com -

US government researchers have uncovered evidence that some popular weedkilling products, like Monsanto’s widely-used Roundup, are potentially more toxic to human cells than their active [...]

17 States Sue EPA Over Auto Emissions Standards Rollback

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

A coalition of 17 states and the District of Columbia sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, asking a federal court to block a Trump administration attempt to weaken automobile [...]

Study: EPA Being Reshaped To Serve Industry

By Neela Banerjee, Insideclimatenews.org -

Under the Trump administration, the Environmental Protection Agency has veered so far from its foundational mission of protecting human health and the environment that it faces the highest risk [...]

EPA Workers Rally To Get Rid Of Scott Pruitt

By Chris D’Angelo, Huffingtonpost.com -

WASHINGTON — A number of Environmental Protection Agency employees spent their lunch hour Wednesday outside agency headquarters calling for the immediate ouster of their boss, agency chief Scott [...]

Activists Using Pruitt’s Greed To End His Time At EPA

By Sarah Anderson, Inequality.org -

Environmentalists weren’t able to block the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator based on his horrendous record of climate change denial and plundering natural resources. But [...]

Court Rules EPA Unlawfully Delayed Environmental Racism Investigations For Decades

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout.org -

A federal court ruled this week that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) violated the Civil Rights Act by delaying investigations into environmental discrimination complaints for years, [...]

EPA Finds Black Americans Face More Health-Threatening Air Pollution

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

Black Americans are subjected to higher levels of air pollution than white Americans regardless of their wealth, researchers with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency conclude. Researchers at [...]

Scott Pruitt Closely Monitored Scrubbing Of EPA Climate Websites

By Neela Banerjee, Insideclimatenews.org -

Shortly after arriving at the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Scott Pruitt took a personal interest in and closely monitored the removal of extensive information from his agency's [...]

Activist Victory Forces EPA To Regulate Neurotoxin

By Alexandra Jacobo , Nationofchange.org -

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, mintpressnews.com -

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, inthesetimes.com -

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, www.features.propublica.org -

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, www.lastrealindians.com -

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, www.earthisland.org -

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

By Ryan Grenoble, www.huffingtonpost.com -

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 [...]