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EPA finds dioxin exposed at Superfund site after storm, orders tests.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Cancer-causing dioxins leached from a Superfund site along a Texas river during Hurricane Harvey flooding, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said, triggering calls on Friday for the toxic waste to be permanently moved.

Minden, West Virgina, needs relief, not our benign neglect.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Minden residents are dying of cancer and there is a known carcinogen stalking the neighborhood.

Pompton Lakes plan has risks.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
A proposed plan to pump water through a horizontal well into the contaminated groundwater beneath the affected homes to dilute the contamination, but not remove it sounds suspect, to say the least.

Why the 97% climate consensus is important.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Some have argued that consensus messaging is counter-productive. Here’s why they’re wrong.

Here are some EPA programs that Scott Pruitt’s $900,000 taxpayer-funded expenses could pay for .

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 10:00
Scott Pruitt wants to cut waste at the EPA. Here's what he could save by cutting his own expenses.

Puerto Rico’s slow-motion medical disaster.

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 10:00
Hurricane Maria left a ruined island and 16 Puerto Rico residents dead. But public health experts worry that figure could climb higher in the coming weeks, as many on the island fail to get medicines or treatment they need for chronic diseases.

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