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Friday, January 22, 2021

The administration of President Joe Biden has a mountain of work to do to reverse the damage done by the Trump administration. It should begin by taking swift action to ban and restrict the toxic pesticides the Trump administration allowed in agriculture and on food.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Most people know that soda contains sweetener and carbonation, but they may not be aware of an ingredient in some soft drinks that can harm the nervous system – brominated vegetable oil, or BVO, a food additive banned in Europe but allowed in the U.S.

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Friday, January 22, 2021
Today DuPont, Chemours and Corteva announced a cost-sharing agreement worth $4 billion to settle lawsuits involving the historic use of the highly toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS.
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Friday, January 22, 2021
The Environmental Working Group applauds President Biden’s nomination of Richard Glick to be chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Initially nominated by then-President Trump, Glick has been a member of the commission since November 2017.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Today the Environmental Protection Agency took two long-overdue preliminary actions toward regulating the toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS in Americans’ tap water, committing to set legal limits for the two most notorious PFAS compounds and to test public water systems for more than two dozen others.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
In one of the most reprehensible and dangerous decisions by the Trump Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Andrew Wheeler will announce tomorrow that the agency will drop proposals to ban certain hazardous uses for three extremely toxic, even lethal chemicals.
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