Beyond the Dinner Table — U.S. Poultry Plant Workers at Risk

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By Katie Tracy, Center for Progressive Reform On Thanksgiving Day, families across the country will sit down for huge feasts, filling their bellies with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and lots of gravy. My mouth is watering just writing about it. In many households, it’s tradition for...
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A Stench That Sickens and an EPA That Doesn’t Care

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By Jonathan Smith, Eathjustice Your Thanksgiving turkey, like most meat in America, was probably produced at an industrial animal facility in rural America. These facilities hold thousands or tens of thousands of animals in a confined space and can produce as much waste as a mid-sized city....
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Despite EPA Knowledge of Health Hazards, Fracking Chemicals Remain Secret

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By Tasha Stoiber, Environmental Working Group The Environmental Protection Agency knows that dozens of the chemicals used in fracking pose health hazards. The agency not only allows their use, but also lets the oil and gas industry keep the chemicals secret, according to a new report. Between...
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