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UPDATE: Senators Demand Federal Limits for Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water Amid Reports of ‘Unconscionable’ Inaction by Trump’s EPA

CHECKS AND BALANCES STARTING TO WORK AGAIN IN GOVERNMENT…… “Noting that a lack of federal rules has led to states imposing “a patchwork of conflicting drinking water standards and guidelines,” and that health advisories put out by the EPA are inadequate, the letter argues: Without enforceable drinking water standards for PFOA and PFOS, it is […]

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‘The Guy Who Defended Company That Caused Worst Oil Spill in US History’ Just Confirmed to Head DOJ’s Environmental Division

SWAMP WATCH ‘The Guy Who Defended Company That Caused Worst Oil Spill in US History’ Just Confirmed to Head DOJ’s Environmental Division “Clark’s blatant hostility toward environmental protection is good news for polluters, but awful news for the rest of us.” by Jessica Corbett, staff writer U.S. Coast Guard crews work to put out a fire

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With Merger Pending, Bayer Shares Plunge After Court Orders Monsanto to Pay $289 Million to Cancer Victim

Are there any other companies in the world more despised? With Merger Pending, Bayer Shares Plunge After Court Orders Monsanto to Pay $289 Million to Cancer Victim Common Dreams: The nosedive comes as groups say nearly-finalized merger threatens consumers, farmers, and planet by Andrea Germanos, staff writer Shares in Bayer fell dramatically in the wake of

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