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EPA Head Scott Pruitt: Of Cages And Sirens (tags)

Scott Pruitt used a drug in an Oklahoma execution knowing it was banned. He sued California and tried to make chickens' factory farm cages smaller. He has made our water poisonous and our air dirty.

National US Gov as wellas EPA slow to act on Abandoned uranium Mines Cleanup in Southwest (tags)

There are over 300 abandoned uranium mines in a handful of US states the majority in the Southwest USA.This flagrant violation has been investigated by the national government with its EPA but only 9 have been cleaned up according to coverage on NPR. 1 reason according to NPR is who the EPA approaches forconsulta

A Generation is Lost (tags)

Thousands upon thousands of researchers demonstrate for the freedom of science and research funding. Public policy isn't a wrecking-ball or a sledgehammer. Democracy isn't following autocratic orders without compromise, negotiations and countermeasures

How Clean is the Air You’re Breathing? (tags)

Have you ever thought about the air quality in your home? According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor air quality can often be even worse than the air outside. In honor of National Care About Your Indoor Air Month this February, here are a few surprising facts to be aware of when it comes to your in-home air quality.

Climate Change Policy Gap Between USA and Europe Grows, as Norway Sets New Carbon Tax (tags)

Ignored in the Presidential debates -- climate change policies in the USA and Europe are diverting - wildly. Norway just set a new national carbon tax, while the US House of Representatives recently voted to ban CO2 regulations. Like we live on different planets.

BTL:Former EPA Adviser Comments on Recurring Conflict Between Science and Politics (tags)

Interview with Paul Anastas, former EPA science adviser, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Hazardous Hydrofracking in America (tags)

environment

Obama?s Continued Failures on the Environment and Jobs (tags)

[Photo: Bridge in Felton, California built by workers in the Works Progress Administration which employed 3.8 million people from 1935 to 1941 and built 11,000 schools, 122,000 public buildings, 77,000 bridges, 285 airports, 24,000 miles of sewer, and 664,000 miles of road. Photo by Liberation News]

Increasing Fukushima Dangers (tags)

nuclear disaster

Federal and State Officials Hear Testimony Regarding Impact of Pollution at Schools (tags)

Schools & Environmental Health: At a Crossroads (tags)

Come speak to local,state,and federal public officials about school environmental health issues and their importance in your community.We want to hear your concerns and give you an opportunity to influence policy on this important issue.

Schools and Environmental Health: At a Crossroads (tags)

Come speak to local,state,and federal public officials about school environmental health issues and their importance in your community.We want to hear your concerns and give you an opportunity to influence policy on this important issue.

EPA Hydro-Fracking Hearing Begins In Binghamton, NY (tags)

9/13/10 - Binghamton, NY - EPA hearings discuss safety issues surrounding hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" when related to pollution of groundwater. Fracking is the newest source for some natural gas pipelines like the one in San Bruno that recently exploded. Many older pipelines have serious safety concerns yet many more new pipelines are built each year due to expanded fracking of shale deposits without any clear oversight from federal regulators at PHMSA.

9th Circuit Court Enables Ruby Pipeline Construction (tags)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the emergency request by Center for Biological Diversity to temporarily halt construction on the 670 mile Ruby Pipeline being constructed by El Paso corporation through four western states. Some of the Ruby Pipeline's future customers include BP, in a rush to regain their losses from the Gulf Oil Spill. This could be some of the reasons for skipping critical components of the public review process and purchasing verbal consent from two prominent environmental organizations, WWP and ONDA.

Environmental Justice Groups Blast LAUSD on Opening of Contaminated School (tags)

Groups are concerned about the potential exposure to dangerous chemicals for teachers and students at the new Title I elementary school.To qualify as a Title I School, 40% or more of its students come from low-income families

Hurbis and Stupidty in the Gulf (tags)

The Gulf of Mexico is a toxic waste site now. The EPA allows the public to potential lethal exposures of volatile polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and remains silent.

Criminal Investigation of BP Shut Down by Bush Regime (tags)

Evidence points to Bush policies that stopped a criminal investigation into BP's environmental crimes, taking action then would have forced BP to implement preventative measures. Having a tested back-up plan in case of deep water oil spill was needed, though both Bush and Obama failed to check up on BP's plans following a well rupture.

Alert: FDA OKs Irradiated Spinach, EPA Sued 4 B Collapse Cover-up (tags)

Latest issue of OCA newsletter "Organic Bytes" alerts consumers about FDA approval of irradiated spinach, and features the lawsuit against the EPA for covering up the bee colony collapse. Other articles include victory gardens to support food independence.

Have You Ever Seen Someone Near a Utility Pole? EPA Hasn't! (tags)

Help EPA See the Reality of Wood Preservative Exposure in Your Community

UFW Tells EPA to Stop Use of Deadly Organophosphate Pesticides! (tags)

Help support the UFW campaign to tell the EPA to stop allowing use of organophosphate pesticides that cause neurological damage in farm worker children and nearby rural residents.

Atlantic Richfield Co. responsible for clean-up of copper mine toxins. (tags)

Residents of Yerington, NV and nearby Walker Lake remain in limbo when waiting for any EPA action to clean up the toxin leaching superfund site left by Anaconda Copper mine..

So.CA MWD Directors voted to add Silicofluoride to Drinking Water --18 Million At RISK (tags)

Greater Los Angeles and San Diego get ‘SilicoFLUORIDE’ in their drinking/tap waters as of October 1, 2007. Please SIGN PETITION to Congress to End 12 So.CA Municipal Water District Directors 'fluoridation' Agenda at: hhtp://www.fluorideaction.org

Join California Safe Schools & Tell EPA Pesticide Labels Should Identify ALL Ingredients (tags)

Our national pesticide law only requires that certain ingredients in a pesticide (called the active ingredients) be identified on the label. All the others are misleadingly called inert ingredients, and are not identified. These same ingredients escape from most of the testing and evaluation required for active ingredients. They're not really inert, just untested. The public is being kept in the dark It's time for a change!!

Take action: EPA gives preliminary approval for dangerous pesticides (tags)

Take action: EPA gives preliminary approval for dangerous pesticides. There is still time to stop this travesty. The EPA’s public comment period on this decision ends Oct. 2. Please e-mail the EPA TODAY before this unjust decision is made permanent.

Asbestos Attacks from the White House (tags)

The White House manipulated the reports of the EPA about the air quality in the environment of Ground Zero after the attacks and thus exposed all the relief workers, residents and employees in south Manhattan to extreme health risks.

Industry Welcomes EPA's Plan for PC Monitor Disposal (tags)

Chjimpy W. Bushitler's friends make tons of money by exploiting the disposal and recycle of computers.

Ozone Hole Site Wins EPA Award (tags)

2006 Stratospheric Ozone Protection EPA Award Winner needs your help!

EPA Leaves No Immune System Behind (tags)

EPA Proposes Rule to Use Children for Human Experiments

EPA TO ALLOW PESTICIDE TESTING (tags)

ALERT: EPA TO ALLOW PESTICIDE TESTING ON ORPHANS & MENTALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN

Cheers for christian family values (tags)

The eye of big brother in your "medicine" cabinet.

Petition EPA to Stop Children's Environmental Exposure Research Study (CHEERS (tags)

Join tens of thousands of citizens in petitioning the EPA to terminate this study prior to its proposed launch in early 2005.

The EPA and Industry Team Up to Protect Profits in Florida Study, Leaving Children Behind (tags)

POISON, PROTECTION, AND CHILDREN

Profit over Science (tags)

"The shortsighted criminality of capitalist society is clear. Mentally deficient and motor handicapped babies will be born becauwse the political state is an instrument of powerful industrial interests.."

Chemtrail crisis: an overview and update (tags)

From the April 2001 Idaho Observer:

Feeling Flaccid? (tags)

Hummers Suck!

EPA Shielding Lobbyists In Asbestos Case (tags)

Politically Connected Law Firm, Morgan Lewis Bockius, Lobbying the EPA on Behalf of Unknown Client To Roll Back Asbestos Protections For 750,000 Brake Mechanics

California Attorney General rips EPA on Clean Air Act (tags)

Lockyer called the EPA's logic absurd and said its decision will contribute to "additional pollution of the planet, pollution of California and harmful health effects to people and the other species with which we cohabitate."

Filtering The Smog (tags)

Clinton's EPA filed suits and brought against dozens of industrial plants, including ExxonMobil and Southern Company. But Bush's EPA re-writes the rules and permits companies to keep secret information about their deadly emissions.

BTL:Environmentalists Blast White House Nominee to Head EPA (tags)

Interview with Lawson LeGate, of the Sierra Club, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Spoon-Feeding Poison: EPA Opens the Door to Testing Bug Killers on People (tags)

The Bush administration is now moving to endorse the testing of noxious and lethal chemicals on human beings.

From Bad to Worse: The EPA after Whitman (tags)

Both President Bush and Administrator Whitman disavowed a government report (authored by their own scientists) acknowledging humans' role in causing global warming -- we fear for the future.

YOU CAN'T MAKE THIS STUFF UP (tags)

In Portland, Oregon’s Department Of Human Services is looking for someone who speaks Klingon.

Libertarians says Smog Danger is a lot of Hot Air (tags)

Free Market analysts claim that the the American Lung Association 2003 "State of the Air" report is designed to generate alarming headlines and encourage charitable donations, but not to provide the media and the public with accurate information on air pollution.

Earth Day Cancelled by EPA (tags)

Why have an Earth Day when so much of the Earth as we knew it is gone?

Bush Administration Ignores its Own EPA's Report... (tags)

...Acknowledging Growing Danger of Global Warming. Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus Interviews Jon Coifman, spokesperson of the National Resources Defense Council.

EPA Releases Report on Biotech Corn (tags)

In a report to a panel of scientific advisers who meet Tuesday and Wednesday, EPA said testing by corn processors and seed companies have helped to dramatically reduce the amount of StarLink corn that could be in food.

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