EPA

New EPA Proposal Could Have Huge Health Impact for Vulnerable Communities

New EPA Proposal Could Have Huge Health Impact for Vulnerable Communities

October 4, 2018

Former EPA Official Mustafa Santiago Ali says that the EPA’s attacks on science, including their new proposal on regulating toxic chemicals, are driven by the desire to make policy that prioritizes industry over people

New 'Poison Papers' Leak: EPA Knew About Many Dangerous Toxins, But Kept Quiet

New ‘Poison Papers’ Leak: EPA Knew About Many Dangerous Toxins, But Kept Quiet

September 10, 2018

A new leak in the series of documents known as the “poison papers,” which were provided by whistleblower William Sanjour, show that unless regulatory bodies such as the EPA have real political backing, they will not act in the public interest. We speak to Jonathan Latham of the Bioscience Resource Project

Trump’s Dirty Energy Appointees Dismantle Clean Energy Controls

August 22, 2018

Trump’s EPA announced a plan to end Obama’s Clean Power Plan, using coal companies’ proposals, which lowers federal regulations on emissions and allows states to set their own emissions reduction goals. We discuss the proposal with Mustafa Ali

Have a Little Carcinogenic Glyphosate With Your Morning Oatmeal

August 16, 2018

The Environmental Working Group just released an article showing the potentially cancer-causing glyphosate found in Roundup is all over the oats in your favorite cereal and health bars

Scandal Ridden Pruitt Finally Resigns from EPA, Leaving Another Climate Denier in Charge

July 5, 2018

Sierra Club’s Mary Anne Hitt says Pruitt’s long list of scandals is only matched by his long list of attempted environmental rollbacks, and new acting EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler will advance the same deregulatory agenda

'Poison Papers': US and Canadian Regulators Colluded with Manufacturers of Highly Toxic

‘Poison Papers’: US and Canadian Regulators Colluded with Manufacturers of Highly Toxic

May 3, 2018

Dr. Jonathan Latham explains how the EPA and Canada’s Health Protection Branch concealed fraudulent tests of dangerous pesticides

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's 'Days Are Numbered' for Ethics Violations

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s ‘Days Are Numbered’ for Ethics Violations

April 25, 2018

The ethics violations of Scott Pruitt keep mounting and now he has become too toxic for even the White House, says Todd Paglia, executive director of Stand Earth

Delinquent $13.8 Billion Pipeline Company Receives Minor Fine For Major Oil Spill

March 31, 2018

In the last 12 years, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, who manage one of the largest petroleum pipeline networks in the U.S., has had 61 incidents, 12 of which have been in Indiana, including recent spill of 42,000 gallons of diesel. In the same week they had to pay fine of $300 thousand for spill last year…

EPA Sued for Removing Independent Scientists from its Advisory Board

March 19, 2018

EPA Director Scott Pruitt says that he should be able to choose his own advisors, but Pruitt is giving corporate scientists priority, undermining the public’s health. We speak to Barbara Gottlieb of Physicians for Social Responsibility, the leading plaintiff in the case

Electric Power Companies Top the List of Greenhouse Gas Emitters

March 2, 2018

The top three companies on the newest edition of PERI’s Greenhouse 100 Index are all electric power generators, and they’re responsible for a full five percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, says researcher Michael Ash