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EPA Allowing US Tech Trash to Pollute the Globe
Environment  (tags: EPA, toxic electronics, Government Accountability Office, House Foreign Affairs Committee, global pollution, envrionmental destruction, trash-dumping )

RC
- 2039 days ago - washingtonpost.com
In a report commissioned by the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the Government Accountability Office accused the Environmental Protection Agency of of failing to stop the world-wide dumping of hazardous electronic & tech waste.
Good News: The EPA Bans Carbofuran Residue on Food
Environment  (tags: carbofuran, insecticides, wildlife, toxins, EPA, children's health, bird kills )

RC
- 2095 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Will wonders never cease? The Environmental Protection Agency has surprised both the insecticide's manufacturer, FMC, and conservationists by disallowing any carbofuran residue on food for human consumption. This is a major benefit for wildlife as well.
When Ignorance Is Bliss
Environment  (tags: greenhouses gases, polltuion, CO2 emissions, White House, EPA, US government, manipulating science )

RC
- 2101 days ago - nytimes.com
In December 2007, the Environmental Protection Agency concluded that greenhouse gases must be controlled and emailed a report to the White House. The White House refused to open the email from the EPA. More details about this debacle are being revealed.
Cheney Gets His Wish: No New Regulations for Greenhouse Gases
Environment  (tags: global warming, greenhouse gases, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, federal regulations )

RC
- 2108 days ago - nytimes.com
In its report, the Environmental Protection Agency - gutless wonder that it is - "made no finding" as to the effect of global warming on health. Well, yeah, Cheney wouldn't let the CDC testify about THAT! And GWB thinks regs would cripple our economy.
Bush Administration May Ease Clean-Air Rules For National Parks
Environment  (tags: Bush Admin, forests, pollution, national parks, clean air, EPA, regulations, wilderness, scientists, Clean Air Act )

Caree
- 2165 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
The Bush administration is on the verge of implementing new air quality rules that will make it easier to build power plants near national parks and wilderness areas, according to rank-and-file agency scientists and park managers who oppose the plan.
New Heat on Bush Environment Chief
Environment  (tags: environment, oneworld, epa, bush, climatechange, conservation, greenhousegases, globalwarming, protection, politics )

OneWorld
- 2201 days ago - us.oneworld.net
Amid new calls for the resignation of George W. Bush's top environment official, 12 states and 11 non-profit groups went to court this week accusing the Bush administration of refusing to comply with an environmental order handed down a year ago.
Great Lakes, Oceans Won't Be Clean Until Global Pesticides Banned
Environment  (tags: pollution, chemicals, waste, fish, water, water source, food source, EPA )

Bryan
- 2295 days ago - infoshop.org
Surprise findings: Toxaphene, the pesticide that replaced DDT when it was banned, is present at twice the PCB concentration in Lake Superior trout and gives them 10 times more toxicity. Recently Toxaphene has been removed from fish eating advisories.
Bound and Gagged: The Environmental Protection Agency Under Bush
Environment  (tags: The Environmental Protection Agency, Bush, polluters, pollution, EPA, non-enforcement )

RC
- 2394 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Great article from the Washington Post on the watering-down of the Federal agency supposed to protect us and the environment from polluters. A must-read for anyone who cares about the environment.
Toxic Ship-Paint Additive Banned -- After 40 Years
Environment  (tags: EPA, toxic_chemicals, maritime_use, treaty, ban )

Pretty
- 2423 days ago - mcclatchydc.com
WASHINGTON -- A treaty that forbids the maritime use of what the Environmental Protection Agency deems the most toxic chemical ever deliberately released into the world's waters is expected to be ratified within days.
Pesticide Suit Planned Against EPA
Environment  (tags: pesticide, suit, EPA, bad, farm wokers, rural, residents )

Sharon
- 2454 days ago - news.yahoo.com
SAN FRANCISCO - Unions and nonprofit groups said Tuesday that they will sue the Environmental Protection Agency in a bid to ban a popular pesticide they say sickens farm workers and rural residents.
Victory for Birds, Wildlife and Kids - EPA to Put Limits on Toxic Rat Poisons
Environment  (tags: Raptors, poisons, secondary poisoning, conservation, EPA )

Rooibos
- 2584 days ago - abcbirds.org
In a decision applauded by conservationists, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today published in the Federal Register its proposed mitigation plan for rat poisons that should greatly reduce accidental poisonings of birds and other wildlife.
   

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