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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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[Massachusetts] Patch.com Inhaling Boston Air is Equal to Smoking Cigarettes

Living the City of Boston is equivalent to smoking five cigarettes a year, according to an online tool backed by the EPA.
Patch.org
added Aug 31, 2015 13:36
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PERCIASEPE: Clearing the Air: EPA Secondhand Smoke Research Making a Difference | EPA Connect

Through their research, our scientists released a landmark health assessment in 1992, The Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking: Lung Cancer and Other Disorders, that found that secondhand smoke leads to serious health complications, and even pre
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Mar 23, 2014 23:26
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[New Mexico] Carruthers led effort backed by tobacco firm

Carruthers, Republican governor of New Mexico from 1987 to 1990 and currently one of five finalists for the presidency of New Mexico State University ... Carruthers, 73, downplayed his role as the public head of TASSC and distanced himself from Philip Mo
Albuquerque Journal
added May 3, 2013 01:41
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BRITSCHGI: Girl Scouts Write Anti-Smoking Legislation in Colorado

The girls also claimed that smoking even half a cigarette in a car can make the air quality inside the vehicle more than 10 times higher than the level the (EPA) deems hazardous. It may be unfair to ask 13- and 14-year-old kids in-depth questions about t
Reason Magazine
added Mar 13, 2018 23:30
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[Virginia] Back in the Day | Sit-down protests spread to Portsmouth

1993 • A new policy implemented earlier this month aboard the Norfolk-based carrier Theodore Roosevelt restricts smoking to seven bathrooms aboard the ship. Recently, studies revealing the dangers of secondhand smoke have prompted the ship’s officers to
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Feb 18, 2018 18:33
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[Indiana] LAUTENBERG: THE HAZARDOUS NOMINEE WHO COULD LEAD THE EPA'S CHEMICAL SAFETY PROGRAM

As a Senator, my late husband, Frank Lautenberg, made it his mission to fight for the health of Americans...Dourson is certainly not unique in doing this kind of work: There are plenty of scientists who worked for big tobacco, and more recently the chemi
WTHI-TV (Terre Haute, IN)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:33
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EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Eleven new members of the [EPA's] Science Advisory Board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution...including two who have spun science for tobacco companies
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:11
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EPA Awards $25K Grant to Lewiston, Maine Non-profit for Indoor Air Quality Efforts

to reduce health threats caused by poor indoor air quality, including radon indoors, mold and secondhand smoke. The Central Maine Community Health Corps received the funds from EPA’s Healthy Homes program for a program that will reduce the negative health
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Oct 26, 2017 04:49
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