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Scott Pruitt Just Doesn’t Know When To Stop

Earlier this month, in a bold move, Scott Pruitt terminated all Environmental Protection Agency board members who receive grants for their research and replaced them with eleven controversial new members, including those who have a history of downplaying
Legal Reader
added Nov 21, 2017 13:22
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Beekeeper, Farmers, and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA over Failed Oversight of Neonicotinoid-coated Seeds

filed a lawsuit today challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) inadequate regulation of the neonicotinoid insecticide seed coatings used on dozens of crops. EPA has allowed millions of pounds of coated seeds to be planted annually on more t
Center for Food Safety
added Jan 7, 2016 02:04
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[USA] Conservative lobby group Alec plans anti-environmental onslaught

On the agenda for its environment and energy task force are draft model bills that will seek to disband the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), expand offshore oil drilling, and weaken environmental protections for smog and other air pollutants
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 23, 2014 23:18
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[Canada] John Luik

a Canadian philosopher with a history of vocally opposing government agency efforts to warn people about the health dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke. Luik was involved in a tobacco industry-coordinated attack on United States Environmental Protection
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Nov 13, 2014 22:35
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MILLOY: What’s EPA smoking?

The EPA plans to issue in mid-December more stringent air-pollution standards for fine particulate matter (PM2.5), soot and dust roughly the width of a human hair. . . . If you can smoke for 10 years and have zero chance of sudden death, you can breath
Washington Times
added Dec 1, 2012 10:51
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JERVEY: Irony Alert: Tobacco Apologist Steve Milloy's EPA Human Testing Scare Campaign

Oh, the irony. A guy who built his career -- and fortune -- by muddying the science on the health effects of smoking is now accusing the E.P.A. of harming lungs and causing heart problems. Steve Milloy, the former Big Tobacco flack who now runs the tras
DeSmogBlog
added Oct 24, 2012 17:45
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REPUBLICANS WANT TO MAKE THE EPA GREAT AGAIN BY GUTTING HEALTH REGULATIONS

the House Committee on Science Science, Space, and Technology is expected to hold a hearing...lawyers and PR strategists orchestrating the secret science effort...have connections to either big tobacco, oil, or both — and almost all have been affiliated w
The Intercept
added Feb 5, 2017 15:27
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EPA Chief McCarthy: Public Health Is ‘What We Do’

“While we are called the Environmental Protection Agency, our major role is public health. That is what we do.”... During an hour-long meeting with KHN reporters and editors, McCarthy answered questions about what the EPA is doing
Kaiser Health News
added Apr 19, 2016 16:20
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This Controversial Pesticide Is Harming Honeybees

The risk assessment comes as honeybee colonies continue to experience large declines. A survey of 6,100 beekeepers published last May found that 42.1 percent of U.S. managed honeybees were lost between April 2014 and April 2015. Beekeepers in some states
Think Progress (blog)
added Jan 7, 2016 01:55
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JALBERT: Breathe Free

The two main strategies for preventing exposure to secondhand smoke in multifamily buildings are to prohibit smoking in the building entirely, or seal individual units where smoke-free policies are not currently in place. About 10 percent of public housi
Multi-Housing News
added Oct 10, 2013 02:06
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