Tag Archives: EPA

Glyphosate Found in 19 of 20 Beers and Wines Tested

This is another study just released…… “While these levels of glyphosate are below EPA risk tolerances for beverages, it is possible that even low levels of glyphosate can be problematic. For example, in one study, scientists found that 1 part…

 

TVA rebuffs Trump, votes to close coal plants

“ “Trump’s EPA has moved to ease environmental rules governing water pollution, air pollution, and carbon dioxide restrictions, but the efforts have given little respite for the coal industry. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, 20 coal plants representing 16…

 

EPA’s Methylene Chloride Double-Cross | DCReport.org

EPA’s Methylene Chloride Double-Cross | DCReport.org EPA’s Methylene Chloride Double-Cross By Jordan Barab, Confined Space As Confined Space readers know, the solvent Methylene Chloride has killed dozens of workers and consumers who used the material in enclosed spaces without realizing the…

 

Guardian reports: BIG FAIL

In November 2017, the European Food Safety Authority (Efsa) (the equivalent of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration) approved the use of glyphosate for another five years, despite calls for the herbicide to be banned. In December 2017, the U.S….

 

Trump’s EPA Is Undermining New Law to Regulate Chemicals

“Nevertheless, the rules outlining these prioritization and risk evaluation processes have been “significantly narrowed” under the Trump administration, excluding important “pathways of exposure” that leave vulnerable populations like pregnant women and children especially susceptible to harm, according to Eve Gartner,…

 

New York Times Editorial: Trump Imperils the Planet

“The idea that sustainability may be a necessary condition of future economic growth appears never to have crossed their minds.   Trump Imperils the Planet By Editorial Board, The New York Times 28 December 18 Endangered species, climate change —…