Judge Denies Cancer Alley Marchers’ Request To Cross Louisiana Bridges

By Staff, Ccrjustice.org -

May 31, 2019, Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Today, a judge in Louisiana denied an emergency request by community leaders to march across two Mississippi river bridges as part of a five-day march [...]

Sonoma Officials Ban Roundup

By Jason Walsh, Sonomanews.com -

Glyphosate, you’ve sprayed your last City of Sonoma leaf. That’s because the Sonoma City Council on April 1 voted unanimously to ban the use on city property of the synthetic herbicide glyphosate [...]

‘Doesn’t Care’

By Staff, Organicconsumers.org -

In a ruling last week, Judge Vince Chhabria wrote:. . . there is strong evidence from which a jury could conclude that Monsanto does not particularly care whether its product is in fact giving [...]

Petrochemical Giants Are Slowly Killing Black Louisiana Communities

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout.org -

Milton Cayette Jr. has just returned from a birthday party at the senior center in Welcome, one of the unincorporated hamlets nestled beside the earthen levee running along the east bank of the [...]

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 [...]

The U.S. Military Is Poisoning Germany

By Pat Elder, Civilianexposure.org -

Germany is experiencing a public health crisis with millions of people potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with Per and Poly Fluoroalkyl Substances, or PFAS. A major source of [...]

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 [...]

Fracking Wastewater Spikes 1,440% In Half Decade, Adding To Dry Regions’ Water Woes

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

Between 2011 and 2016, fracked oil and gas wells in the U.S. pumped out record-breaking amounts of wastewater, which is laced with toxic and radioactive materials, a new Duke [...]

When Covering Up A Crime Takes Precedence Over Human Health: BP’s Toxic Gulf Coast Legacy

By Dahr Jamail, Truthout.org -

On April 20, 2010, BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded. Over the next 87 days, it gushed at least 200 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, creating the worst human-made [...]

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 [...]

In ToxicDocs.org, A Treasure Trove Of Industry Secrets

By Tik Root, Undark.org -

Philip Scranton, a historian at Rutgers University, had taken aim at their book“Deceit and Denial: The Deadly Politics of Industrial Pollution” — and at Markowitz in particular. Scranton accused [...]

Meat Industry Linked To Largest Toxic Dead Zone In US History

By Alexandra Jacobo, nationofchange.org -

By Alexandra Jacobo for Nation of Change - The meat industry, more specifically corporate giants such as Tyson foods, has been directly linked to the environmental catastrophe know as the toxic [...]

Toxic Firefighting Chemicals ‘Most Seminal Public Health Challenge’

By Christopher Knaus, www.theguardian.com -

By Christopher Knaus for The Guardian - A top United States environmental official has described the contamination of drinking water by toxic firefighting chemicals as the most seminal public [...]

Toxic Waste Sites Flooded In Houston Area

By Jason Dearen and Michael Misecker, a href="http://www.AP.org" target="_blank" >www.AP.org -

By Jason Dearen and Michael Misecker for Associated Press. The Associated Press surveyed seven Superfund sites in and around Houston during the flooding. All had been inundated with water, in [...]

Toxic Industrial Chemicals Found In 10 Types Of Macaroni And Cheese Powders

By Staff, www.ecowatch.com -

By Staff of Earth Justice - Laboratory testing of 10 varieties of macaroni and cheese products has revealed toxic industrial chemicals (known as phthalates) in the cheese powders of all of the [...]

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