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Scare Tactics, not Science

Rural areas are largely unaffected by toxic airborne particle pollution that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks to reduce in order to save thousands of lives in major urban areas...

Federal Funds for Bicycles Saving Lives

A pending congressional re-write of transportation policy would cut bicycle funding by as much as 50 percent just as a new report documents that between 1986 and 1995 an average of 840 cyclists were...

Ten Most Dangerous Cities

Pedestrians are nearly twice as likely to be killed by a stranger with a car as a stranger with a gun, according to a new report released jointly by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the...

Budget Amendment Threatens New Farm Supports

The new "Freedom to Farm" subsidy contract payments that many farmers believe are guaranteed for the next 7 years will probably be slashed if Congress approves a balanced budget amendment to the U.S...

Clinton Clean Air Proposal An Important Step Forward

The Clinton Administration's new clean air proposal is an important move forward, but must be strengthened substantially to save the lives of some 40,000 Americans who will continue die prematurely...

Opposition via the Internet

On June 17, the Corps formally proposed to extend some wetlands permits for 5 years, and to add several new permits with the potential for significant environmental damage. One of the new permits...

U.S. Scientists Find BPA in Canned Foods

Washington, D.C. -- A new study by the federal Food and Drug Administration has found canned green beans contaminated with as much as 730 parts per billion of bisphenol A, a synthetic hormone and...

Frack Backers Seek to Pack Fed Drilling Hearing

The natural gas industry is pulling out all the stops to build a friendly crowd of drilling and fracking supporters at a federal Energy Department field hearing on fracking scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday...

Press Release: Is Vended Water Really Chemical Free?

OAKLAND, Dec. 10 - Glacier Water Services, the largest seller in California and the U.S. of filtered water from vending machines, claims its machines dispense chemical-free drinking water. But the...
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