Environmental Health

"EPA Again OKs Use Of Toxic Herbicide Linked To Parkinson’s Disease"

"The US Environmental Protection Agency is doubling down on its controversial finding that a toxic herbicide is safe for use across millions of acres of American cropland, despite what public health advocates characterize as virtual “scientific proof” the product causes Parkinson’s disease."

Source: Guardian, 02/13/2024

EPA Reports “Widespread Noncompliance” With Regulations on Toxic Coal Ash

"A glaring loophole already had allowed at least a half-billion tons of the waste to go unregulated. Now the agency says many of the facilities that are subject to the rules do not comply."

Source: Inside Climate News, 02/09/2024

13 Blue States Say EPA Should Strengthen Proposal To Remove Lead Pipes

"Attorneys general from 13 Democrat-led states and Washington, D.C., are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen a proposal that seeks to limit Americans’ exposure to lead service lines."

Source: The Hill, 02/08/2024

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