Do you think the federal government couldn’t order something worse for the environment than the Keystone XL oil pipeline?
This weekend is all about fun in the sun. Whether you’re heading to the beach, a lake or a backyard picnic, be sure to cover up to protect your skin against sunburn and pesky bug bites.
I love this time of year. After a long, cold winter, how can you resist the sun when it beckons you to go outside?
“Stain-resistant, Nonstick, Waterproof and Lethal” is how journalist Callie Lyons refers to a chemical called C8 that’s found in the bodies of nearly all humans and animals on the planet. Exposure to this highly fluorinated chemical has been linked to cancer, liver malfunction, hypothyroidism, obesity, ulcerative colitis and decreased immune response to vaccines in children.
The Congressional notion that ethanol could act as a bridge to truly green biofuels is crumbling before our eyes.
Much more than a long memory is needed these days to recall the golden age of GOP environmentalism. A feat of imagination is required.
The front group of all front groups, the American Council on Science and Health, has not disclosed its donor list since the early 1990’s.
Kraft’s mac and cheese boxed dinner marks an essential part of childhood for many Americans. For some of us, it just about defines “comfort food.”
Moving to address a gaping void in the nation’s system of consumer protections, Senators Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) today (April 16) filed a bill – the “Personal Care Products Safety Act” -- that would create a long-needed bipartisan framework for ensuring that cosmetics ingredients are safe.
In the absence of adequate federal regulation of hazardous chemicals, the states have stepped up to protect public health and the environment.
Reuters reported today that recent tests by private labs have found residues of the weed killer glyphosate in samples of honey, soy sauce, infant formula and even breast milk.
Fact: Asbestos companies knew the dangers of asbestos for decades, but they put profits before people and continued to sell it.
A bipartisan resolution passed by the U.S. Senate designates the first week of April as National Asbestos Awareness Week.
A Washington Post editorial this week (March 30) came out in support of legislation introduced by Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) that would block states from requiring that genetically engineered foods (often called GMOs) be labeled and codify a voluntary labeling system that has never worked.