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Trump EPA Denounced for ‘Disgusting’ Decision on Atrazine, Herbicide Tied to Birth Defects

No surprises here, money always trumps life in this administration.  “Rather than heed the huge body of independent science demonstrating these harms, and banning this toxic pesticide, the Trump EPA apparently allowed atrazine manufacturers to call the shots.” —Bill Freese, Center for Food Safety Trump EPA Denounced for ‘Disgusting’ Decision on Atrazine, Herbicide Tied to […]

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CEQA Requires Assessment of GHG Impacts from Tourism

WaPo: Chemical experts question EPA’s approval of coronavirus disinfectant

CDC, FDA, EPA, VA the institutions broken by the Trump Administration continues to undermine trust and competency in our government. Chemical experts question EPA’s approval of coronavirus disinfectant The cleanser could be harmful and might not be necessary American Airlines is the first carrier to get emergency approval from the Environmental Protection Agency to use

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Federal Court Urged to Hold ‘Rogue’ Trump EPA in Contempt for Blatant Defiance of Ban on Toxic Weed Killer | Common Dreams News

Lawless corporate lobbyist and head of EPA sides with chemical industry to protect profits over health. ..“It’s mind-boggling to see the EPA blatantly ignore a court ruling, especially one that provides such important protections for farmers and the environment,” Stephanie Parent, a senior attorney with CBD, said in a statement. “We’re asking this court to

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EPA won’t regulate rocket fuel chemical tied to developmental damage: NYT

Living in a corporatocracy: protection of profits more important than children’s lives. “EPA’s cynical decision to defy a court order and the law, and to ignore the science that, as the American Academy of Pediatrics has said, dictates a strong perchlorate standard to protect vulnerable kids, is a deeply disturbing violation of the agency’s mission,”

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Trump’s EPA May Cause as Many U.S. Deaths as the Coronavirus

“Putting the potential mortality from these two actions  together gets us up to 90,000 deaths.  That’s for only two EPA actions.  The total for all of the Trump EPA’s rollbacks would be higher.   No doubt there could be disagreement about these numbers, but they do have credible support.  Even if we discount these numbers significantly,

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Trump’s Move to Suspend Enforcement of Environmental Laws is a Lifeline to the Oil Industry

Senators Requesting Big Oil Bailouts Received Millions in Big Oil Donations Trump’s Move to Suspend Enforcement of Environmental Laws is a Lifeline to the Oil Industry Inside Climate News: The American Petroleum Institute sought the EPA’s help for companies hurt by COVID-19. One former EPA official called the suspension “an open license to pollute.” By

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