Advocates seek ban on bloom fertilizer over forever chemicals concerns

by WAMU 88.5 | January 31, 2023
“These very, very high levels are likely to be transported into food and drinking water,” says Monica Mercola, staff counsel with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. The other groups involved in the testing are the Montgomery Countryside Alliance and the Sugarloaf ...

PETITION | Make National Parks Plastic-Free in Two Years

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Ask the Park Service Director to ensure that our parks are plastic free NOW. The planet cannot afford to wait until 2032! Share this hashtag: #2NOT10 ...

Energy & Environment — GOP governors call for delay on waters rule

by The Hill | January 30, 2023
The Agriculture Department’s integrity policy includes similar language saying that scientists shouldn’t make policy judgments. In a press release complaining about the measure on Monday, the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility described the provision against ...

Opinion: Banning ‘forever chemicals’ forever

We are waking up to the dangers of toxic “forever chemicals” called PFAS (Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) and the sources of these dangerous compounds. A recent alarming discovery: common pesticides, which are sprayed across our communities, farms, health care facilities, ...

OSTP Slips Gag Rule into Model Scientific Integrity Policy

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