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Friday, February 26, 2021

EWG News Roundup (2/26): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Last month, after a year-long investigation, former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and eight other officials were charged for their roles in the Flint water crisis – the environmental disaster that shocked the nation seven years ago. All nine defendants pleaded not guilty to 42 charges, including willful neglect of duty, manslaughter, extortion, perjury and obstruction of justice.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Nearly all of the billions of dollars in federal farm bailouts to offset the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic went to white farmers, newly revealed Department of Agriculture data show.

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Thursday, March 4, 2021
Two senators from states where workers face tectonic shifts in employment prospects as their industries rapidly transition to clean energy are teaming up on legislation to help create well-paid jobs for imperiled coal miners, and workers at coal-burning power plants and in the auto industry.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Today, the Food and Drug Administration sent a special women’s health alert and unveiled a new webpage urging caution for anyone using formaldehyde in hair-smoothing treatments, sometimes referred to as Brazilian blowouts.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
The Senate voted today to confirm Jennifer Granholm, who is a stalwart supporter of renewable energy and electric cars, to be energy secretary.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Federal farm policy has long favored the wealthiest landowners with taxpayer-funded largesse. But under the Trump administration, even more money went to the largest and wealthiest farms, further shortchanging smaller, struggling family farms, according to a new Environmental Working Group report.
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