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EPA Releases the First of Four Preliminary Risk Assessments for Insecticides Potentially Harmful to Bees

announced a preliminary pollinator risk assessment for the neonicotinoid insecticide, imidacloprid, which shows a threat to some pollinators. EPA’s assessment, prepared in collaboration with California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation, indicates that
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Jan 7, 2016 01:43
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[Minnesota, South Dakota] MARCOTTY: Bees win small victory at EPA

the ongoing war over pesticides and pollinators continued to escalate: Environmental groups and beekeepers, including two in Minnesota and South Dakota, sued the agency, alleging that it failed to properly regulate neonicotinoids used as seed coatings on
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 7, 2016 01:47
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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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[UK, USA] Heard about new law making it illegal to smoke in a car around children? Well...

You've probably seen something on social media about a new law that prohibits people from smoking in a car when children are present. There is such a law, but it won't affect people in the U.S. Let's talk about that: I saw where smoking while in a car
AL.com
added Aug 24, 2015 18:33
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Passive smoking

A WHO inquiry, conducted after the release of the tobacco-industry documents, found that this controversy was generated by the tobacco industry as part of its larger campaign to cut the WHO's budget, distort the results of scientific studies on passive sm
Wikipedia
added Aug 6, 2015 13:21
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[Arizona] Editorial: Smoking hot second-hand climate study

There's also plenty of information out there about how the EPA study regarding second-hand smoke is so much bull....the Council's absurd eagerness to take up the KYCBUTT proposal to outlaw adults smoking in cars when minors are present suggests it's possi
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Apr 27, 2015 10:47
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[Arizona] Anti-smoking group's goal: Don't smoke in the car

If you're smoking in the car with a minor, you could pay a fine. That's what the Kingman Youth Coalition Beating Up Teen Tobacco (KYCBUTT) will be pursuing at the next City Council meeting on Tuesday. The group is asking the council to enact an ordinanc
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Apr 17, 2015 12:00
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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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House Republicans just passed a bill forbidding scientists from advising the EPA on their own research

two other bills aimed at impeding the EPA, including one that prevents the agency from relying on what it calls “secret science” in crafting its regulations — but which in reality, opponents argue, would effectively block the EPA from adopting any new rul
Salon Magazine
added Nov 26, 2014 11:06
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[Kentucky] FANG: Mitch McConnell Will Say Anything for a Ham

“I’m not a scientist,” McConnell responded...But earlier in his career, when McConnell played a pivotal role on behalf of the tobacco industry...believed he had enough scientific knowledge to question public-health officials.
The Nation
added Oct 23, 2014 13:41
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