Tag Archives: EPA

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 —…