EPA

Your Health: Is the end near for chrysotile asbestos?

“Before TSCA was revised, the EPA spent more than a decade trying to ban existing uses of asbestos. The bar was too high, though, and despite mounds of evidence showing the dangers of the substance, the EPA was unable to justify banning it.” Trump’s team ignored EPA scientists in green-lighting new uses of asbestos Is …

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Judge Tosses EPA Plan to Dredge and Fill Bay Area Salt Ponds

Judge Tosses EPA Plan to Dredge and Fill Bay Area Salt Ponds EcoWatch by Jordan Davidson Oct. 07, 2020 11:49AM ESTPOLITICS The Redwood City Salt Ponds on May 11, 2013. Kenneth Lu / Flickr A federal judge in a U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California vacated a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency …

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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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Blast From the past: New study says methane emissions from gas and oil industry 60 percent higher than EPA reports

Trump Loosens Methane Standards In A Win For Oil & Gas … Sep 4, 2019 President Trump ordered a rollback of Obama-era methane regulations which obliged the oil and gas industry to monitor and fix methane leaks across upstream, midstream, and downstream operations. New study says methane emissions from gas and oil industry 60 percent higher than EPA reports Walter Einenkel Daily Kos Staff Thursday …

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Lawless EPA: Trump Administration Waives Regulation of Brain Damage-Causing Water Contaminant Against Court Orders

When do the polluters pay health costs? Profit over people…”The public is reasonably infuriated by the EPA’s lack of action to regulate a chemical as toxic as perchlorate. On top of its contamination, the chemical causes brain damage in babies and is especially damaging to the health of animals as well. Since the chemical is …

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