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"California To List Glyphosate As Cancer-Causing; Monsanto Vows Fight"

"Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) said on Monday."

Source: Reuters, 06/27/2017

EPA Hands Pink Slips to Dozens Of Scientific Advisory Board Members

"The Environmental Protection Agency has given notice to dozens of scientists that they will not be renewed in their roles in advising the agency, continuing a scientific shake-up that has already triggered resignations and charges from some researchers that the administration is politicizing the agency."

Source: Washington Post, 06/21/2017

"Scientists Praise Energy Innovation Office Trump Wants to Shut Down"

"The debate over the future of energy innovation in the United States was renewed on Tuesday when a panel convened by the National Academy of Sciences released an in-depth report praising a key research office that President Trump wants to eliminate."

Source: NY Times, 06/14/2017

"FDA Resumes Testing Foods For Weed Killer, Safety Questions Grow"

"The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has resumed its first-ever endeavor to evaluate how much of a controversial chemical is making its way into the U.S. food supply. And the tests can’t come soon enough as safety concerns about the herbicide known as glyphosate grow."

Source: HuffPost, 06/08/2017

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