The EPA Withdraws Claim That Fracking Has No “Widespread Systemic Impacts” on Drinking Water

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By Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists The EPA removed language claiming that hydraulic fracturing has no “widespread systemic impacts” on drinking water from its final report on the subject. The move follows criticism from its Science Advisory Board and revelations by Marketplace...
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Beware Compounded Drugs — Especially Under Trump’s FDA

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By Rena Steinzor, Center for Progressive Reform A burgeoning and little-regulated private industry that specially mixes drugs at so-called compounding pharmacies poses a public-health hazard that the Trump administration is about to make a whole lot worse. President-elect Donald Trump has...
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