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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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[Louisiana] Air quality in Alexandria businesses has improved since smoking ban enacted, advocate says

The air quality in Alexandria has improved in the year since the city banned smoking in bars, businesses and gaming facilities, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The anniversary of the law was celebrated Thursday at a Tobacco-Free Li
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Feb 7, 2013 09:30
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UCLA-affiliated professors nominated for EPA Scientific Advisory Board

James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board... the president of the Scientific Integrity Institute, which he found
Daily Bruin (UCLA)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:17
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ARCHIVE: EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Two of Pruitt’s new appointees helped companies defend their products or fight restrictions on secondhand smoke... Graham got his $25,000 and later served as an adviser to The Advancement for Sound Science Coalition, a group created by Philip Morris to
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Jul 8, 2018 14:54
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ARCHIVE: EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Two of Pruitt’s new appointees helped companies defend their products or fight restrictions on secondhand smoke, and another sought more than $300,000 in tobacco industry funding but was rejected. John Graham, dean of the Indiana University School of Pub
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Jul 8, 2018 14:53
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EPA Confirms Activists' Longtime Claims: Neonicotinoid Pesticide Threatens Honeybees

The EPA's preliminary risk assessment of imidacloprid found that the pesticide "potentially poses risk to hives when the pesticide comes in contact with certain crops that attract pollinators," according to a press statement. The agency found that residu
Truthout
added Jan 7, 2016 01:59
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Neonicotinoid Pesticide Use on Some Crops Harms Honeybees, EPA Finds

A major pesticide harms honeybees when used on cotton plants and citrus trees but not on other big crops like corn, berries and tobacco, the Environmental Protection Agency has found.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2016 01:34
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