How The Harvard Covid-19 Study Became The Center Of A Partisan Uproar

By Marianne Lavelle, Inside Climate News. -

The researchers found that Covid-19 patients who lived in polluted areas were more likely to die than those in less polluted areas, with a small increase in PM 2.5 associated with a large [...]

States Sue Over Rule Limiting Them From Blocking Pipeline Projects

By Rebecca Beitsch, The Hill. -

A coalition of 20 states is suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over a rule that weakens states’ ability to block pipelines and other controversial projects that cross their [...]

Science Says Burning Trees Is A False Climate Solution

By Stop GE Trees. -

Hundreds of scientists are urging lawmakers to oppose legislation that would encourage wood burning or logging as potential climate solutions. The science doesn’t support it, they say. Last [...]

EPA’s ‘Secret Science’ Rule Meets With An Outpouring Of Protest

By Marianne Lavelle, Inside Climate News. -

As the deadline approached for public comment on a controversial "transparency" rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency, 39 top scientific organizations and academic institutions [...]

Pandemic Used To Cover For Loosening Crop Poison Regulation

By Sarah Okeson, DC Report. -

The Trump EPA wants to reapprove use of a dangerous herbicide. Trump appointees are hiding behind the COVID-19 pandemic to excuse a herbicide manufacturer from monitoring levels of the poison [...]

Report: Nearly Half Of Americans Breathing Unhealthy Air

By Dana Drugmand, DeSmog Blog. -

As the death toll from COVID-19 continues to rise in the U.S. — and as initial studies suggest that long-term exposure to air pollution may lead to higher death rates from the disease — a new [...]

Trump’s EPA Weakens Justification For Life-Saving Mercury Pollution Rule

By Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch. -

As many Americans fight for their lives in the midst of a respiratory pandemic, the Trump administration Thursday axed the justification for a mercury pollution rule that saves more than 10,000 [...]

EPA Is Unleashing Pollution That Makes Us Vulnerable To COVID-19

By Sharon Zhang, Truthout. -

Past exposure to air pollution increases the risk that an individual will suffer critical illness after contracting COVID-19, according to a report released on April 8 by researchers at [...]

US EPA Continues Glyphosate Cancer Cover Up With Regulatory Review Publication

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has continued its glyphosate cover-up by announcing Thursday that they have finished and published their regulatory review and found that glyphosate [...]

What Are We Doing To Ourselves? 84,000 Chemicals, And Only 1% Have Been Tested

By Reynard Loki, Alternet.org -

There are around 84,000 chemicals on the market, and we come into contact with many of them every single day. And if that isn't enough to cause concern, the shocking fact is that only about 1 [...]

The EPA Is Aggressively Approving Very Dangerous Pesticides

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

As reported by U.S. Right to Know last May, court documents showed that a domestic policy advisor at the White House said, ‘We have Monsanto’s back on pesticides regulation.’ In a new and [...]

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 — [...]