Will Trump’s EPA Protect Americans From Toxic PFAS Chemicals?

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By Melanie Benesh and Scott Faber, Environmental Working Group The toxic chemicals known as PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are a national crisis demanding action. They’re found everywhere we look. They’re in the blood of virtually all Americans, including newborn babies. They...
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“New NAFTA” Would Worsen the Family Farm Crisis and Keep Consumers in the Dark About Their Food

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By Karen Hansen-Kuhn, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy The economic state of U.S. agriculture is dire. The Federal Reserve Banks of Kansas City, Minneapolis and Chicago report that a growing percentage of U.S. farmers cannot pay the interest on their loans. Five years of falling cash...
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EPA Head Lies About Fuel Economy Fines in Push for Weaker Car Standards

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By Dave Cooke, Union of Concerned Scientists In an interview with Bloomberg Media on February 4th, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler stated that manufacturers have paid $77 million in fines for not complying “with the current Obama numbers,” going on to say that “it’s incorrect to say...
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