Roundup 3/23: Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.
On Wednesday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed the first state law to ban toxic fluorinated chemicals in food packaging, such as microwave popcorn bags, pizza boxes and fast-food wrappers.
Proposals to tighten work requirements for low-income Americans who receive food stamps are halting progress on a new farm bill – meanwhile, work requirements for farm subsidies are almost nonexistent.
In an era of bitterly divisive politics, there’s one thing that unites Democrats and Republicans across the nation: They oppose Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s proposal to allow offshore drilling for oil and gas.
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The danger of children's exposure to even the lowest level of lead is well known. Now, a new study finds that adults who are exposed to lead face major risks of death from heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases.
In a groundbreaking move, California has proposed that carpets and rugs containing the stain-resistant fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS should be considered a priority product under the state’s Safer Consumer Products program.
“Let it be written that environmentalists didn’t kill the nuclear industry, economics did,” Houston Chronicle business columnist Chris Tomlinson wrote last summer.
The more highly processed foods you eat, the higher your risk of cancer.
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A new federal farm subsidy program for cotton growers could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt just released his list of “accomplishments” as he marks his first year as administrator of the agency.
In his first year as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt has spent almost a quarter of a million dollars on first-class seats, military and charter jets, a private phone booth and other luxuries.
The full-page ad on the back of this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is supposed to be funny.
EWG News Roundup 2/23: Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.