Links to articles in today's press about environmental health. Many more links available today at www.EnvironmentalHealthNews.org
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If confirmed to the EPA, Michael Dourson will be in a position to set safety levels for many of the same chemicals his company was paid to defend.
The UN has called the Gaza Strip unlivable, yet IVF treatment is widely available to its residents, with some paying thousands of dollars while others take advantage of a goodwill gesture by the ruling Hamas party.
The city is taking on hunger, poverty, and blight through a vibrant network of urban ag efforts and more farmers’ markets per capita than any other U.S. city.
The calendar of Scott Pruitt, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, shows fine dining with officials from companies he regulates but few meetings with environmentalists.
Giving farm animals too many antibiotics can stoke resistance to the drugs.
EU farmers have expressed concerns about an ongoing court case on plant breeding techniques, saying it might end up being a “political” decision that does not take into account scientific and economic arguments.
Wild bees and Russian bees might be able to help.
Bob Ferguson, Washington state’s attorney general, keeps derailing the Trump agenda.
Our native salmon populations are struggling to survive diminished habitat, warmer waters, dams and culverts, tainted runoff, and industrial pollution. Let’s remove the additional risks posed by Atlantic salmon.
A debate over the weed killer dicamba could end up limiting the use of agriculture herbicides and result in winners and losers among chemical companies and farmers.
In no case will we resign ourselves to blackmail on health to satisfy private interests against the general interest. There is an urgency to act, we are all concerned.
One of the biggest threats to U.S. organic farming, those in the industry say, comes from products labeled “organic” but aren’t the real deal.
Climate change is leading to longer flowering seasons, but bees aren’t reaping the benefits.
Europe’s farming powerhouse can ill afford an outright ban on world’s top weedkiller.
Miners may have just the skills for scaling wind towers and putting solar panels on roofs. And that’s no small thing in Wyoming and West Virginia.