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EPA Links Herbicide to Cancer – and Does Nothing

In a long-awaited study, the EPA concluded that atrazine, the second most commonly used herbicide in the U.S., can cause cancer in amphibians,…
Environmental protection agency, EPA, Gina McCarthy, pollution, public health, Leon Kaye

EPA Renews Focus on Public Health

EPA head Gina McCarthy is now calling for the agency to take another step that is sure to drive many Republicans insane: She…
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Tyson Foods: A Bigger Polluter Than ExxonMobil?

Environment America has accused Tyson, its subsidiaries and contract chicken farms of releasing at least 104 million pounds of pollutants into surface waters…
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VW Emissions Scandal Reveals Dirty Side of ‘Clean Diesel’ Brand

As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency clamps down on "clean diesel" claims, new tests reveal problems ahead for diesel cars in the European…
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Volkswagen Scandal Ripples Through Entire Auto Industry

EPA is "upping its game" in response to the Volkswagen scandal and "putting manufacturers on notice" that the agency will be looking specifically…
EPA, Volkswagen, Audi, diesel, emissions, Leon Kaye

Volkswagen Admits Almost 500,000 Vehicles Cheated Emissions Tests

Last Friday the EPA accused Volkswagen of installing “defeat devices” in four-cylinder Volkswagen and Audi automobiles from model years 2009 to 2015. The…
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Hold Your Breath: The Fight Over Clean Air Continues

EPA opponents just scored a major victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, but it could undermine their larger efforts to undo EPA’s Clean…
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EPA Helps Companies Make the Business Case for Green Power

The EPA's Green Power Partnership includes more than 1,300 partner organizations using billions of kilowatt-hours of green power each year. Beyond reducing carbon…
Monsanto, Roundup, glyphosate, USDA, EPA, WHO, IARC, cancer, Leon Kaye,

Monsanto Attacks WHO Over Report Linking Roundup to Cancer

Monsanto has launched an attack against the World Health Organization -- accusing it of selective science and bias in research that linked glyphosate,…
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NRDC Files Lawsuit Over Toxic Pesticide Used In Pet Flea Control Products

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a lawsuit this week against the Environmental Protection Agency challenging the EPA's decision to allow the…
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Corporate Support Pours in For EPA Clean Power Plan

This week, the advocacy group Ceres hosted a conference call in which they, acting as a spokesman for a wide array of companies…
Hyundai, Kia, Korea, EPA, EVs, greenhouse gas emissions, green cars, hybrids, PHEVs, Leon Kaye, EV Soul, Tucson Fuel Cell, Optima Hybrid

Hyundai and Kia Promise to Triple Number of Green Cars by 2020

Hyundai and Kia will boost the models of green cars threefold by 2020 in response to a settlement with the EPA over lowballing…
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State Mandates for Clean Energy Improving But Not Fast Enough

Want to know how your state is doing when it comes to clean energy mandates? Many states have set laudable goals for renewable…
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EPA: Native American Tribes Hit Hard by Climate Change

Native American communities are feeling the brunt of climate change these days. An estimated 44 tribes have reported that they are running out…
EPA, carbon emissions, public health, particulates, climate change, carbon pollution, energy efficiency, Leon Kaye, Harvard University, Boston University, Syracuse University

Reducing Power Plant Carbon Emissions Boosts Public Health

A recently released study suggests stronger power plant standards to cut carbon emissions could save lives and offer significant health benefits.
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