Government Agencies Fail to Take Water Safety Seriously

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By Anjali Waikar, National Resources Defense Council Is my water safe to drink? This is a fundamental question that government officials should be able to answer without hesitation. Unfortunately for residents in East Chicago, the answer remains a troubling uncertainty. This weekend, an EPA...
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‘Recovery’ Plan for Mexican Gray Wolf Further Threatens This Endangered Species

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By Kristin Carden, Earthjustice In his essay Thinking Like A Mountain, legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold describes a time in his youth when he “had never heard of passing up a chance to kill a wolf.” But as he watched the “fierce green fire” fade from a dying wolf’s eyes, he began...
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When Asbestos Is Found in Tween Makeup, It’s Time Congress Acts

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By Sonya Lunder, Environmental Working Group An investigation by a Raleigh, N.C., TV station found asbestos – a deadly carcinogen for which there is no safe level of exposure – in a popular line of cosmetics marketed to young girls and tweens. WTVD purchased eight Just Shine makeup products...
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