"Public Health: Years Of Toxic Leaks Raise Cancer Risk In Refinery Town"

"ARTESIA, N.M. — When the new pastor arrived at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church a few years back, he was struck by the sight and smell of the towering refinery a block east of his chapel. The Rev. A.L. Vijaya Raju had a question: Were fumes from the flares, pipes and tanks to blame for breathing problems afflicting some parishioners?"

Source: Greenwire, 04/03/2020

"Revealed: Monsanto Predicted Crop System Would Damage US Farms"

"The US agriculture giant Monsanto and the German chemical giant BASF were aware for years that their plan to introduce a new agricultural seed and chemical system would probably lead to damage on many US farms, internal documents seen by the Guardian show."

Source: Guardian, 03/31/2020

Trump To Roll Back Mileage Standards, Undoing Climate Change Effort

"The Trump administration, scrambling as deadlines approach, plans soon to release rules on fuel efficiency for new cars and trucks that have pitted the federal government against California on a policy key to combating climate change."

Source: LA Times, 03/31/2020

"EPA’s Relaxed Enforcement Amid Virus Draws Mixed State Reaction"

"State regulators are giving mixed responses to the EPA’s relaxed enforcement on a range of environmental obligations by facilities affected by the coronavirus pandemic."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 03/30/2020


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