Environmental Protection Agency


Feds Used Monsanto-Funded Studies To Decide Monsanto's Weed Killer Is Safe

h/t: Takepart – In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released the results of its assessment of 52 chemicals and the likelihood that any of them could be classified as endocrine disruptors—those substances known to interfere with the hormonal system and linked to such health ills as certain cancers, birth defects, and developmental disorders. On the

Federal Court Overturns EPA Approval Of Bee-Killing Pesticide

Victory: 9th Circuit rejects approval of Dow Chemical’s sulfoxaflor (EarthJustice) On September 10, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected US EPA’s approval of the neonicotinoid insecticide “sulfoxaflor.” The Court concluded that EPA violated federal law when it approved sulfoxaflor without reliable studies regarding the impact that the insecticide would have on honeybee colonies. The Court

EPA Sued For Its Conditional Approval Of Nanotechnology Pesticide

By: Between the Lines | The International Center for Technology Assessment and the Center for Food Safety filed a joint lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on July 27 challenging the agency’s conditional approval of the antimicrobial pesticide product called, “Nanosilva.” The pesticide under scrutiny, which will be used in textiles and plastics, employs

Anti-Geoengineering Researcher To EPA: Do Your Job! (VIDEO)

Patrick Roddie presented testimony at an EPA hearing on potential health effects of aircraft pollution on August 11, 2015. He documented how the rapidly increasing death toll from Alzheimer’s and respiratory failure matched a corresponding increase in artificially-nucleated persistent contrails – and demanded the EPA resume publishing results of metals in our rain and air.

Activists Tell The EPA To Stop Planetary Geoengineering

(The Real Agenda) Why is the EPA claiming that six greenhouse gases emitted from jet planes are a “threat to human health” under the Clean Air Act while doing nothing to address ongoing lawsuits over leaded aviation gasoline or the real health concerns of stakeholders worldwide: cancer-causing, heavy metals in fuels and their additives, and aviation-induced

Inside Job: EPA May Have Intentionally Polluted Animas River

By: Kit Daniels | – EPA spill benefits Obama’s war against American energy. Before the EPA polluted the Animas River, a retired geologist revealed the agency was likely looking for an excuse to build a multi-million dollar water treatment plant in nearby Silverton, Colo. The geologist, Dave Taylor, wrote a July 30 editorial that predicted

EPA Accident Leaves Communities With 90 Day Water Supply

By: Joshua Krause | The Daily Sheeple – By now you’ve probably heard all about the 1 million gallons of toxic waste that was dumped into the Animas River in Colorado, as well as the fact that the EPA was responsible for the disaster. One of their teams had entered an abandoned mine with the intention of

Obama’s Climate Fascism Is Another Nail In The Coffin For The U.S. Economy

Is Barack Obama trying to kill the economy on purpose?  On Sunday, we learned that Obama is imposing a nationwide 32 percent carbon dioxide emission reduction from 2005 levels by the year 2030.  When it was first proposed last year, Obama’s plan called for a 30 percent reduction, but the final version is even more

EPA War On Coal

The warfare against coal has entered the end game. Two years ago, The EPA an Out of Control Monster virtually prohibited the construction of future facilities. “The Environmental Protection Agency effectively banned new coal-fired power plants Tuesday, announcing emission rules that will make them uneconomical to build. This follows other recent rules squeezing coal. The

EPA Threatens Property Owners With New Rule Change

By: Joshua Krause | Ready Nutrition – When the clean water act was passed in 1972, it seemed reasonable. At the time, America’s waterways were absolute cesspools, that often resembled the state of affairs in countries like China today. While it could be argued that our waterways still have a pollution problem, their contamination levels

Sustainability In All Things Except Rational Thinking

Few words stir up passion and polarization like sustainability. The EPA offers up this description. “The traditional definition of sustainability calls for policies and strategies that meet society’s present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Gee, who could disagree with such touchy and feely sentiments? The answer is always in

Poisoned Earth, Poisoned Children

For decades, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has known that Dow’s chlorpyrifos pesticide, marketed under names like Dursban and Lorsban, is dangerous to children and farmworkers. And yet, the EPA has allowed the continued use of this dangerous pesticide on golf courses, on parks and on farms—where it drifts onto food. In her recent

Mandatory Home Audits And Appliance Change-Outs … Coming Soon? (VIDEO)

Climate Action Plans are the latest installment of the global manipulation program known as Agenda 21 (see the article How Would You Like to be Forced into a Human Habitat? for an overview of Agenda 21). Agenda 21 is the blueprint for world domination. It shows how the world is planned to be sneakily overtaken under the green-hued guise

The End Of Monsanto’s Roundup?

For decades, Monsanto has claimed that Roundup and its key ingredient, glyphosate, are “safe.” The biotech industry has backed up those claims with industry-funded “studies.” The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which is supposed to protect us, has been protecting Monsanto’s profits instead. In July the EPA, despite new studies linking glyphosate to everything from

Dow’s Done Deal

It’s official. Thanks to the folks at Dow Agrosciences, and their buddies at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Dow now has permission to unleash up to 176 million more pounds (according to the USDA, though scientists predict much more) of 2,4-D into the environment. Yesterday, the EPA removed

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